Congressional Careers: Contours of Life in the U.S. House of Representatives

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UNC Press Books, 1991 - Political Science - 213 pages
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According to a Gallup poll, 70 percent of Americans want elected officials to serve only a limited number of terms. Nevertheless, every two years American voters return, on average, more than 95 percent of incumbents to the U.S. House of Representatives.
 

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Contents

Introduction Manny Celler Stayed Too Long
1
The Electoral Career
25
The Formal Position Career
57
The Roll Call Career
82
The Legislative Activity Career
108
The District Activity Career
129
The Integrated Congressional Career
157
Conclusion Gary Myers Left Too Soon
176
Notes
185
References
193
Index
205
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Hibbing is Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska.

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