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How not to run a congressional hearing on Benghazi: Republicans v Clinton

Brodsky, Richard (2015) How not to run a congressional hearing on Benghazi: Republicans v Clinton. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (26 Oct 2015). Website.

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Last Thursday, presidential candidate and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, gave testimony at a hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, in an appearance which many commentators have characterized as a triumph for Clinton and a catastrophe for the Republican Party. Richard Brodsky writes that while the Benghazi tragedy was appropriate for a hearing, the House GOP broke long standing rules governing such legislative hearings, which meant they were able to make little political headway against the former Secretary of State.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 11:09
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2021 23:25

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