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Committee membership makes Representatives better lawmakers, benefitting Congress as a whole

Miler, Kristina (2017) Committee membership makes Representatives better lawmakers, benefitting Congress as a whole. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (07 Nov 2017). Website.

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Abstract

The US House of Representatives has more than 20 committees which divide up lawmaking and encourage lawmakers to specialize. Committee members are also more likely to promote legislation in their committee's areas. Kristina Miler finds that specialization promotes legislating; committees are successful in compelling even otherwise uninterested legislators to be more active. In light of these findings, she argues that ...

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 > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 12:25
Last Modified: 22 May 2020 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86132

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