Agenda Crossover: The Influence of State Delegations in by Sarah A. Treul

By Sarah A. Treul

schedule Crossover updates our figuring out of country delegations, exploring how they impression illustration and responsiveness in Congress this present day. the speculation of time table crossover posits that participants of the home and Senate have a lot to realize from tracking the legislative agendas of different individuals of the delegation, specially these within the contrary chamber. Treul essentially demonstrates that particular individuals of delegations nonetheless make the most of their fellow delegates to be able to support them reply to parts and increase their very own electoral good fortune. it truly is argued that on definite matters - quite those so much appropriate to a state's economic climate - participants of Congress are prepared to put aside partisan changes and paintings around the aisle. during this means, those bicameral connections among contributors of a nation delegation - even throughout occasion strains - can, every now and then, trump the ability of social gathering in Congress.

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