At a moment when Congress is viewed by a skeptical public as hyper-partisan and dysfunctional, Richard Fenno provides a variegated picture of American representational politics. The Challenge of Congressional Representation offers an up-close-and-personal look at the complex relationship between members of Congress and their constituents back home.
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Table of ContentsContents Introduction 1. Constituencies, Connections, and Representation: A Research Focus 2. Barber Conable: Local Boy 3. Glenn Poshard: Textbook Representative 4. Karen Thurman: Promising Legislator Addendum I: Two Representatives, Two Connection 5. Jim Greenwood: Moderate Republican 6. Zoe Lofgren: Liberal Democrat Addendum II: Two Partisans, Two Playing Fields 7. Constituency-Centered Scholarship Notes Acknowledgments Index