Legislating Together (Paperback)

The White House and Capitol Hill from Eisenhower to Reagan

By Mark a. Peterson

Harvard University Press, 9780674524163, 360pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1993

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Mark Peterson investigates how recent presidents have engaged Congress on domestic policy issues. Rejecting the presidency-centered perspective on national government that is so firmly rooted in the popular imagination, he argues in this sophisticated analysis that the response of Congress to presidential initiatives is often far more cooperative than the presidency-centered perspective suggests.