Quotations from Guy Gugliotta, “In the Cradle of Republican Revolution, a Legislative Lullaby,” WP, March 1, 1997, A4.
Juliet Eilperin and Jim Vande Hei, “Some Wounds Never Heal: Today’s GOP Leadership Has Roots in ‘Guerilla’ Warriors of the 1980s,” RC, October 2, 1997, 1.
Elizabeth Drew, Whatever It Takes: The Real Struggle for Political Power in America (New York: Viking Penguin, 1997), 44; and Nicol C. Rae, Conservative Reformers: The Freshmen Republicans and the Lessons of the 104th Congress (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1998), 169.
John R. Hibbing and Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, Congress as Public Enemy: Public Attitudes Toward American Political Institutions (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995).
The figures include Rep. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.), who commonly votes with the Democrats.
Drew, Whatever It Takes, 237.
Drew, Whatever It Takes, 238; also see 240, 47.
Regina Dougherty, Everett C. Ladd, David Wilber, and Lynn Zayachkinsky, eds., America at the Polls 1996 (Storrs, Conn.: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, 1997).
Norman J. Ornstein, Thomas E. Mann, and Michael J. Malbin, Vital Statistics on Congress, 1997-1998 (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 1998), 74-75.
Dougherty et al., America at the Polls.
Thomas Edsall, “Issue Coalitions Take on Political Party Functions,” WP, August 8, 1996, A1; and Ruth Marcus, “Outside Groups Pushing Election Laws Into Irrelevance,” WP, August 8, 1996, A9.
Rae, Conservative Reformers, 207.
Howard Kurtz, “On the Defensive, Republicans Go Their Own Way in Ads,” WP, October 3, 1996, A10.
Drew, Whatever It Takes, 196, 241.
Gary C. Jacobson, “The 105th Congress: Unprecedented and Unsurprising,” in The Election of 1996, ed. Michael Nelson (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 1997), 143-166, at 154.
Craig Winneker, “Forty Years of Conflict,” RC, May 15, 1995.
Quotations, Drew, Whatever It Takes, 4-5.
David R. Mayhew, Congress: The Electoral Connection (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974); and Morris P. Fiorina, Congress: Keystone of the Washington Establishment (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977).
Carroll J. Doherty and Jeffrey L. Katz, “Firebrand GOP Class of ‘94 Warms to Life on the Inside,” CQWR, January 24, 1998, 155-163.
Dan Balz, “Subdued GOP Resumes Lead with Eye to Past; Party Retained Hold on Power, Lost Consensus on Agenda,” WP, January 8, 1997, A9.
Rae, Conservative Reformers.
Quoted in Doherty and Katz, 159.
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