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Published: 29 August 2008

320 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195368710

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The Broken Branch

How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track

Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein

Institutions of American Democracy

  • Offers both a brilliant diagnosis of the cause of Congressional decline and a much-needed blueprint for change
  • Highlights the dramatic shift in Congress from a highly decentralized, committee-based institution into a much more regimented one in which party increasingly trumps committee
  • Written by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein, two of the nation's most renowned and judicious scholars