The Strategic Timing behind Position-taking in the US Congress: A Study of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act

  • TAOFANG HUANG, SEAN M. THERIAULT
  • Published 2012

Abstract

Roll call voting by members of the US Congress has been frequently studied. In contrast, the various decisions leading up to roll call voting are relatively unexplored. This article analyses one of those decisions: when senators announce their final passage vote intention. The authors use the same set of variables to analyse both the timing of the… (More)

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