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Public Policy

People love to hate Congress. This new book reminds us why we should treasure it.

May 1, 2017

Public Policy program Director Eric Patashnik reviews David R. Mayhew's new book The Imprint of Congress. "Unlike observers who examine Congress’ failure to pass proposals urged by experts, Mayhew does not focus on what Congress 'should' have done. Rather, he looks at what Congress actually did (for better and for worse) over the span of American history."

People love to hate Congress. This new book reminds us why we should treasure it. (written by Eric Patashnik) – The Washington Post