POLS 510 APUS Modern Congress Trends Discussion


Modern Congress: Trends

Discuss two or more of the following trends in the modern Congress: (a) plebiscitary politics;

(b) governing as campaigning; (c) new forms of organized influence; (d) changing membership;

and, (e) changing party control.

Note: Please proofread your post carefully before submitting them.

Reading Resources:

The Congress” in A History of the U.S. Political System : Ideas, Interests, and Institutions
Permanent Campaigning
House Appropriations after the Republican Revolution.
The tea party and the remaking of republican conservatism
Styles of Social Media Campaigning and Influence in a Hybrid Political Communication System

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