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For many ideologues in Congress, voting against their party when they are in power may be a sound electoral strategy.

Slapin, Jonathan and Kirkland, Justin (2017) For many ideologues in Congress, voting against their party when they are in power may be a sound electoral strategy. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (17 Oct 2017). Website.

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Abstract

In recent years, legislators on both sides of the aisle in Congress have often voted against their own party's legislation when they are in power. But why are some members of Congress disloyal when they have the chance to get things done? Jonathan Slapin and Justin Kirkland argue that this behaviour is a form of grandstanding whereby ideological extremists symbolically ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 14:53
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2020 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85452

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