Congress A to Z: Online Edition Series
Combining the rich content of the print edition with the advanced online functionality demanded by today's researchers, Congress A to Z: Online Edition is the ultimate 21st century research tool for finding current, accurate information on the U.S. legislature. First published in 1988, this classic CQ Press volume is thoroughly updated with the dramatic events of recent years. No other volume so clearly and concisely explains the inner workings of the national legislature. Each of the more than 250 entries, arranged in encyclopedic A-to-Z format, helps explain in understandable language how Congress really works. Readers will learn in Congress A to Z, fourth edition, of the narrow power division between Republicans and Democrats, the methods members use to advance their agendas, the influence of lobby groups, the key role of committees and strong-willed leaders, and much more. Entries provide quick answers to questions as well as in-depth background on how Congress functions. Extensive use of historical and contemporary photos throughout help bring the entries to life. Internet addresses are included in many places.