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By Chris Den Hartog,Nathan W. Monroe

Proposes a brand new thought of Senate schedule surroundings that reconciles a divide in literature among the traditional knowledge - during which celebration energy is assumed to be as a rule undermined by way of Senate systems and norms and the plain partisan bias in Senate judgements famous in fresh empirical reviews. Chris Den Hartog and Nathan W. Monroe's concept revolves round a 'costly attention' framework for puzzling over schedule surroundings, the place relocating proposals ahead during the legislative procedure is visible as requiring scarce assets. to set up that most occasion can pay reduce time table attention bills via quite a few procedural benefits, the publication encompasses a variety of chapters analyzing partisan impact at a number of levels of the legislative strategy, together with committee studies, filibusters and cloture, flooring scheduling and flooring amendments. not just do the implications help the book's theoretical assumption and key hypotheses, yet they shed new mild on almost each significant step within the Senate's legislative process.

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