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Changing Congress

Changing Congress

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Published by American Academy of Political and Social Science in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Congress -- Committees.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSpecial editor: Norman J. Ornstein.
    SeriesThe Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 411, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ;, v. 411.
    ContributionsOrnstein, Norman J., ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH1 .A4 vol. 411, JK1029 .A4 vol. 411
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 265 p.
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5440292M
    LC Control Number73089780

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Virgin Islands is distributed by the Library of Congress's Center for the Book during the National Book book is selected by a Center for the Book state affiliate or state library and most are for children and young readers. President Donald Trump renewed his attack on the media Wednesday, suggesting that Congress should “change libel laws.” “Isn’t it a shame that someone can write an article or book, totally.

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