GOV F370L • 7-US Congress-W
8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. This course takes an in-depth look at lawmaking in the modern Congress. Systematically, we will analyze various factors influencing the legislative process including presidents, the public, parties, and pivots. We will also examine explanations for the legislative process and the current polarization occurring within Congress.
Class Participation, Pop Quizzes, and Homework: 20% Semester Project: 20% Midterm Exam I: 20% Midterm Exam II: 20% Midterm Exam III: 20%
The Power of the People: Congressional Competition, Public Attention, and Voter Retribution Congress and Its Members (10th Edition) Course Packet