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Congress: The First Branch

Congress:  The First Branch

In this accessible overview of the United States Congress’s past and present, Ginsberg and Hill introduce students to the country’s most democratic institution.  This text surveys Congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the legislative process, Congress and the President, and Congress and the courts.  Congress:  The First Branch offers a fresh approach to the First Branch grounded in a historical, positive frame.