Congress For Dummies

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-10-03
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Provides tips on dealing with congressional staff Take charge of your cause and make government work for you! Need a passport on short notice? Want to get a bill passed? Looking to contact your representative? This fun, friendly guide takes the mystery out of getting something done in Congress, introducing you to the players and explaining the processes - everything from legislation and lobbying to caucuses and coalitions. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English " Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun

Author Biography

David Silverberg is Managing Editor and a columnist at The Hill, a weekly newspaper that covers Congress.

Table of Contents

Part I: Considering the Two Chambers.
Chapter 1: Welcome to Congress.
Chapter 2: Running Your House: The House of Representatives.
Chapter 3: Scoping Out the Senate.
Part II: Looking at the Legislative Process.
Chapter 4: I

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