Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||JK1041 .F57 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009027138|
Hardcover $ (pp) The Constitution recognizes Congress as the most important branch of government, this book reminds us, because through elections it allows all citizens to participate directly in the political process. On Appreciating Congress | This book explains why Congress is the indispensable institution for safeguarding popular, democratic, and constitutional government. Even though its record over the past two centuries presents a mixed picture, the record of the other two branches is also decidedly mixed. His latest endeavor, On Appreciating Congress: The People's Branch, is a much needed and very informative book that explains `why Congress is the indispensable institution for safeguarding popular, democratic, and constitutional government.' -- U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd Read . The author has worked for Congress for the past four decades and writes from a perspective that intimately understands its shortcomings while appreciating its strengths. He contends that portraying Congress as so inherently inept that it must be kept subordinate to presidential or judicial power is misguided and uninformed.
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