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Author Sinclair, Barbara.
Title Unorthodox lawmaking : new legislative processes in the U.S. Congress / Barbara Sinclair.
Published Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  KF4945 .S58 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 4th ed.
Description xii, 297 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-282) and index.
Contents Clean air : an introduction to how the legislative process has changed -- Multiple paths : the legislative process in the House of Representatives -- Routes and obstacles : the legislative process in the Senate -- Getting one bill : reconciling House-Senate differences -- Omnibus legislation, the budget process, and summits -- Why and how the legislative process changed -- A tale of two stimuli : the Bush-Pelosi-Boehner Stimulus Bill of 2008 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 -- Making nonincremental policy change through hyperunorthodox procedures : health care reform in 2009-2010 -- The Republican tax-cutting agenda and the budget process : the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 -- The consequences of unorthodox lawmaking.
Subject Legislation -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
ISBN 1608712362 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781608712366 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 703148748