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Power in Congress

Power in Congress

who has it, how they got it, how they use it.

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Published by Congressional Quarterly Inc. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Congress -- Leadership.,
  • United States. Congress -- Committees.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    ContributionsCongressional Quarterly, inc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1067 .P68 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2380624M
    ISBN 100871874369
    LC Control Number87009219

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