CQ Politics in America provides insight into the sessions of the U.S. Congress, up to the most current edition in 2008 - the 110th Congress.
The profiles of the 535 members plus the delegates offer concise and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations of members at home and on Capitol Hill. Detailed state and district information plus a wealth of information on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, standing committees, and other member data round out the book.
This product is also part of the CQ Political Reference Suite of Online Editions.
Detailed member profiles offer concise and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations at home and on the Hill. State and district information round out the book.
Biographical data, committee assignments, election results, CQ Key Votes, interest group ratings, CQ Vote Studies, and contact information
Explanation of the statistics used, detailed descriptions of congressional districts as drawn after the 2000 census, with maps and voting trends
2004 vote percentage for president in each House district
Governors’ biographical and contact data
State-by-state and House district demographics
Campaign finance statistics
Party leadership posts
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