Votes, Money, And The Clinton Impeachment: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Votes, Money, And The Clinton Impeachment

1st Edition

By Irwin Morris


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The politics of impeachment have been explained in either partisan or ethical terms. Morris argues that most legislators-and nearly all Democrats-simply voted their constituents' preferences on the Clinton impeachment and conviction. Those who voted against their constituencies did so for a variety of reasons, but all expected to be able to raise s

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- The Scandal -- Public Opinion and the Clinton Impeachment -- Representation and Impeachment -- Representation and Conviction -- Making Up: Impeachment, Fundraising, and Roll Calls in the House -- Electoral Aftermath: The Wages of Impeachment in the House -- Making up or Losing Out? Fundraising and Impeachment in the Senate -- The Usually Hidden Dangers of Politics as Usual

About the Author

Irwin Morris is associate professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D. from University of North Carolina in 1994. He writes on monetary policy, executive-legislative relations, Southern politics and public opinion. He is also the author of Congress, the President, and the Federal Reserve: The Politics of American Monetary Policymaking.

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