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2016, ISBN 9780691171852, xii, 284 pages
Although congressional investigations have provided some of the most dramatic moments in American political history, they have often been dismissed as mere political theater... 
Legislative oversight | United States. Congress Powers and duties | Executive power | Governmental investigations | Politics & government | United States. Congress | United States | Powers and duties | Political Science | Legislative Branch | American Government | POLITICAL SCIENCE | Executive Branch
Book
2015, ISBN 9780700621477, xxii, 345
"An updated re-issue of Loch Johnson's classic "insider" study of the US Senate's so-called Church Committee investigations (ca. 1975-1976... 
Legislative oversight | Governmental investigations | Intelligence service
Book
2014, ISBN 9780815722687, ix, 316
... and evaluates the 100 most significant investigations of policy failures, bureaucratic mistakes, and personal misconduct undertaken by the U.S. federal government... 
Governmental investigations
Book
JOURNAL OF LAW ECONOMICS & ORGANIZATION, ISSN 8756-6222, 03/2017, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 27
We demonstrate that a direct "electoral connection" with voters motivates members of Congress to more vigorously investigate the executive branch during... 
POLICY | LAW | PATRONAGE | MODELS | SENATE | PRESIDENT | ECONOMICS | 17TH AMENDMENT | Legislative hearings | Congressional elections | Motivation (Psychology) | Influence | Research | Executive power | History | Political aspects | Investigations
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The Journal of politics, ISSN 0022-3816, 04/2014, Volume 76, Issue 2, pp. 521 - 534
Members of Congress have long sought to combat assertions of presidential power and alleged executive misconduct through committee investigations... 
Articles | Congressional investigations | Executive committees | Congressional committees | Journalism | Executive branch | Job performance | Political partisanship | Public opinion | Political parties | Governmental investigations | DYNAMICS | MODEL | INFORMATION | POLITICAL SCIENCE | BANKERS | POLITICS | Politics | Experiments | Presidents
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Legislative Studies Quarterly, ISSN 0362-9805, 05/2008, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp. 295 - 321
This article explores the political determinants of congressional investigatory activity. Using Mayhew's list of high-profile probes updated through 2006, we... 
Statistical significance | Upper houses | Congressional investigations | Presidential elections | Executive branch | Political partisanship | Political parties | Governmental investigations | Government officials | United States Senate | POLITICAL SCIENCE
Journal Article
1929, Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science, Volume ser. 47, no. 1, vii, 9-182
Book
Political Research Quarterly, ISSN 1065-9129, 9/2013, Volume 66, Issue 3, pp. 630 - 644
... between 1947 and 2004. Divided government, partisan committees, and committees characterized by broad statutory discretion generate more investigations, whereas distributive committees and unified government dampen... 
Congressional investigations | Executive committees | Congressional committees | Committees | Cartels | Fire alarms | Executive branch | Political partisanship | Political parties | Governmental investigations | Congress | committees | divided government | oversight | president | ORGANIZATION | BUREAUCRACY | MODELS | POLITICAL SCIENCE | HYPOTHESIS | CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATIONS | POWER | Political corruption | Analysis | Investigations | Legislative power | Studies | Politics | Public interest | Governmental reform
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12/2018, ISBN 0190943866, 249
.... It also shows that they are fallible. Many have been thwarted by the formidable challenges of investigating a sitting president and his close associates... 
US Politics | Governmental investigations-United States | United States-Politics and government | Presidents-United States | Executive power-United States | Rule of law-United States | Obstruction of justice-United States | Special prosecutors-United States | Misconduct in office-United States
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1951, Reference shelf, Volume 22, no. 6, 281
Book
The Independent Review, ISSN 1086-1653, 7/2016, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp. 47 - 71
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The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology (1973-), ISSN 0091-4169, 1/2014, Volume 104, Issue 1, pp. 59 - 103
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Stanford law review, ISSN 0038-9765, 5/2013, Volume 65, Issue 5, pp. 1027 - 1086
Courts and Congress are often reluctant to constrain the executive branch when it limits individual rights in the pursuit of national security. Many scholars... 
LAW | Civil rights | Management | Powers and duties | Inspectors general | National security | Legal counsel | Congressional investigations | Violations | Criminal investigations | Accountability | Scholars
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Journal of law, economics, & organization, ISSN 8756-6222, 03/2017, Volume 33, Issue 1, p. 1
  We demonstrate that a direct "electoral connection" with voters motivates members of Congress to more vigorously investigate the executive branch during... 
Studies | Elections | Congressional investigations | Progressivism | Bill of Rights-US | Legislatures
Journal Article
BMJ, ISSN 0959-8138, 03/2008, Volume 336, Issue 7643, pp. 525 - 525
...Congressional committees have made two requests for investigations to determine whether the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the resources and staff... 
News | MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL | Health Manpower | United States Food and Drug Administration - statistics & numerical data | United States | Health Resources
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