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Newt Gingrich and the House of Representatives in the 1980s

Sean M. Theriault

in The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199307456
eISBN:
9780199344901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199307456.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Newt Gingrich was crucial to the transformation of the Republican Conference in the House of Representatives. When he entered the chamber in 1978, Republicans mostly cooperated with Democrats in ... More


Open Competition Races II: House Republicans

Matthew N. Green and Douglas B. Harris

in Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222579
eISBN:
9780300240795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222579.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter continues the discussion on the open competition race, the most common type of leadership race in the House of Representatives, focusing on the GOP. It begins with a detailed discussion ... More


The Effect of Personal Characteristics and Proximity to Newt Gingrich on the Gingrich Senators

Sean M. Theriault

in The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199307456
eISBN:
9780199344901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199307456.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Personal characteristics cannot explain the distinctiveness of the Gingrich Senators. Neither can their distinctiveness be explained by close proximity to Gingrich when they served in the House. ... More


Nation: The Story of American Values

Leslie Dorrough Smith

in Compromising Positions: Sex Scandals, Politics, and American Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190924072
eISBN:
9780190924102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190924072.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 shows how American sex scandals have a specifically national element inspired by evangelical thinking. How a politician is accountable for illicit sex depends on whether he typifies white ... More


Bush to Gingrich to Bush, 1988–2000

Lewis L. Gould

in The Republicans: A History of the Grand Old Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199936625
eISBN:
9780190252700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199936625.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the fate of the Republicans at the end of the Reagan era. Topics discussed include the presidency of George H. W. Bush; the emergence of Arkansas governor William Jefferson ... More


Policymaking in Red and Blue

Matt Grossmann and David A. Hopkins

in Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190626594
eISBN:
9780190630560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626594.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

We examine party asymmetry in government, finding that Democratic officials treat the policymaking process as an attempt to address a catalog of social problems requiring government action, whereas ... More


“There Is Nothing for Nothing Any Longer”: Dave McCurdy's Quest for National Service

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

Smarting from Michael Dukakis’ defeat, centrist Democrats finally counterattacked. Working through the Democratic Leadership Council, Dave McCurdy, and his centrist liberal acolytes, battled Jesse ... More


A Stricken Place: The Condition of American Public Television

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

American public television approached 1995 in the knowledge that the Republican Party now controlled Congress and, in the shape of Representative Newt Gingrich, would be asking some difficult ... More


Young Guns and Billionaires

Samuel L. Popkin

in Crackup: The Republican Implosion and the Future of Presidential Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190913823
eISBN:
9780197520307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913823.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 examines how the Republican Party’s crackup evolved over the course of Barack Obama’s two terms as president. As divided as the GOP may have been after the 2008 presidential election, its ... More


“Weirdness in the West”

James R. Skillen

in This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Unlike the Sagebrush Rebellion, which remained largely regional, the War for the West enjoyed national support through a conservative infrastructure of media, think tanks, public interest law firms, ... More


Triumph

Gary Gerstle

in The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197519646
eISBN:
9780197628751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519646.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991 eliminated the Cold War imperatives that had maintained America’s fragile class compromise and narrowed the ideological space for political dissent. ... More


Four Decades of Going Public in Congress

C. Danielle Vinson

in Congress and the Media: Beyond Institutional Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190632243
eISBN:
9780190632281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190632243.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 examines which members of Congress are likely to succeed in getting news coverage, the issues they focus on, and how strategies and approaches have changed over time. In general, party ... More


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