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Congressional reform - Senate (95th Congress)

Stanley Bach

Congressional reform - Senate (95th Congress)

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- Reform

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. Arlington, Va. : University Publications of America, 1978. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. Low reduction. (Major studies of the Congressional Research Service. 1976/78 supplement ; reel 5, fr. 0433)

    StatementStanley I. Bach
    SeriesMajor studies of the Congressional Research Service -- 1976/78, reel 5, fr. 0433
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15449331M

      WASHINGTON, Oct. 6— The Senate passed today a bill re forming long‐time Congres sional procedures but leaving untouched the seniority system that younger members had sought to sweep away. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davidson, Roger H. Congress in crisis, politics and congressional reform. Belmont, Calif.: Duxbury Press, ©


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