Publications

Books
The Origins of the Standing Committees and the Development of the Modern House, Houston, Texas,
Rice University, 1970.
The Impact of the Electoral Process, Beverly Hills, California, Sage Publications, 1977 (co-editor).
Party Development and Decay, Beverly Hills, California, Sage Publications, 1978 (co-editor).
Congressional Elections, Beverly Hills, California, Sage Publications, 1981 (co-editor).
The House at Work, Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press, 1981 (co-editor).
Congress and its Committees, New York, New York, Garland Press, 1988.
Congress and the Decline of Public Trust, Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press, 1999 (editor).

Articles and Chapters
“The Legislative Veto: Its Promise and Its Perils,” Public Policy, Vol. 7, pp. 128-174 (1956).
“Schauffler and the Veto: A Commentary,” Public Policy, Vol. 8, pp. 328-335 (1958).
“The Legislative Veto and the Constitution,” George Washington Law Review, Vol. 30, pp. 467-516,
March, 1962 (co-author).
“The Previous Question: Its Status as a Precedent for Cloture,” Senate Document No. 104, 87th
Congress, 2nd Session.
“Jeffersonian Attitudes Toward Executive Leadership and Committee Development in the House of
Representatives,” Western Political Quarterly, Vol. 18, pp. 45-63, March, 1965.
“The Importance of Congress,” Rice University Studies, Vol. 54, pp. 53-68, 1968.
“The Rise of Seniority in the House of Representatives,” Polity, Vol. 1, pp. 53-88, Fall, 1968 (co-author).
“Presidential Leadership and Party Success,” Journal of Politics, Vol. 30, pp. 1012-1027, November,
1968 (co-author).
“The Study of Congressional Committees: Current Research and Future Trends,” Polity, Vol. 4, pp. 123-133, Fall, 1971.
Berger: Congress v. The Supreme Court, Harvard Law Review, Vol. 85, pp. 702-712, January, 1972.
“The House and Its Committees: Some Organizational Perspectives,” Committee Organization in the
House, U.S. House Select Committee on Committees, Washington, 1973, pp. 541-551,
(co-author).
“Strengthening the Congress: An Organizational Analysis,” Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 12,
pp. 307-368, April, 1975.
“Congress in Organizational Perspective,” in L. Dodd and B. Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress
Reconsidered, pp. 140-163, Praeger, 1977.
“The Electoral Basis of Party Voting,” in L. Maisel and J. Cooper (eds.), The Impact of the Electoral
Process, pp. 135-167, Sage Publications, 1977 (co-author).
“Measuring Legislative Potential for Policy Change,” Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 2, pp.
385-399, November, 1977 (co-author).
“Problems and Trends in Party Research: An Overview,” in L. Maisel and J. Cooper (eds.), Party
Development and Decay, pp. 7-31, Sage Publications, 1978 (co-author).
“The Decline of Party in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1887-1968,” Legislative Studies
Quarterly, Vol. 4, pp. 381-409, August, 1979 (co-author).
“Congressional Career Patterns in the 1970’s,” in L. Dodd and B. Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress
Reconsidered, pp. 83-106, Congressional Quarterly Press, 1980 (co-author).
“Voluntary Retirement, Incumbency, and the Modern House,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 96, pp.
279-300, Summer, 1981 (co-author).
“Institutional Context and Leadership Style: The House from Cannon to Rayburn,” American Political
Science Review, Vol. 75, pp. 411-426, June, 1981 (co-author).
“Toward a Diachronic Analysis of Congress,” American Political Science Review, Vol. 75, pp. 988-1006,
December, 1981 (co-author).
“Organization and Innovation in the U.S. House of Representatives,” in J. Cooper and C. Mackenzie
(eds.), The House at Work, pp. 319-355, University of Texas Press, 1981.
“The Legislative Veto: A Policy Analysis,” Congress and the Presidency, Vol. 10, pp. 1-24, Spring,
1983 (co-author).
“Congressional Adaptation in Modern America: The Legislative Veto and Administrative
Rulemaking,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 98, pp. 285-305, Summer, 1983 (co-author).
“Postscript on the Congressional Veto,” Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 98, pp. 427-429, Fall, 1983.
“The Legislative Veto in the 1980’s,” in L. Dodd and B. Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress
Reconsidered, pp. 364-389, Congressional Quarterly Press, 1985.
“The Rise of Administrative Clearance,” in G. Edwards, et. al. (eds.), The Presidency and Public Policy
Making, pp. 192-214, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985 (co-author).
“Congress and the Legislative Veto: Choices Since the Chadha Decision,” in R. Hunter, et. al. (eds.),
From White House to Congress: Making Government Work, Westview Press, 1986, pp. 31-68.
“Assessing Legislative Performance: A Reply to the Critics of Congress,” Congress and the Presidency,
Vol. 13, pp. 21-41, Spring, 1986.
“Presidential Power and Republican Government: The Theory and Practice of OMB Review of
Agency Rules,” Journal of Politics, Vol. 50, pp. 864-895, November, 1988 (co-author).
“Multiple Referral and the “New” Committee System in the House of Representatives,” in L. Dodd
and B. Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress Reconsidered, pp. 245-272, Congressional Quarterly
Press, 1989 (co-author).
“Bill Introduction in the 19th Century: A Study of Institutional Change,” Legislative Studies
Quarterly, Vol. 13, February, 1989, pp. 67-105 (co-author).
“Legislative Influence v. Presidential Dominance: Competing Models of Bureaucratic Control,”
Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 104, pp. 581-607, Winter, 1990 (co-author).
“Multiple Referral and the Transformation of House Decision Making,” in L. Dodd and B.
Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress Reconsidered, pp. 211-235, Congressional Quarterly Press, 1993
(co-author).
“The Role of Congressional Parties,” in J. Silbey, et. al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of the American
Legislative System, pp. 899-930, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1994 (co-author).
“Partisanship, Bipartisanship, and Crosspartisanship”, in L. Dodd and B. Oppenheimer (eds.), Congess
Reconsidered, pp.246-274, Congressional Quarterly Press, 1997 (co-author).
“The Puzzle of Distrust”, “Performance and Expectations in American Politics”, and “Epilogue: The Clinton Impeachment”, in J.Cooper,ed., Congress and the Decline of Public Trust, pp. 1-27 and 131-185, Westview Press, 1999.
“The Twentieth-Century Congress”, in L. Dodd and B.Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress Reconsidered, pp.
335-367, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2001.
“Analyzing Institutional Change: Bill Introduction in the U.S. Senate, 1789-1890″, in Bruce Oppenheimer, ed., Senate Exceptionalism, Ohio State University Press, pp.182-212, 2002 (co-author).
“Party and Preference in Congressional Decision Making: Roll Call Voting in the House of
Representatives,1889-1999″, in M. McCubbins and D. Brady, eds., New Directions in Studying the
History of the U.S. Congress, Stanford University Press, pp. 64-106, 2002 (co-author).
“Stability in Parliamentary Regimes:The Italian Case”, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 27, May, 2002, pp.163-191(co-author).
“From Congressional to Presidential Preeminence: Power and Politics in the Late Nineteenth Century and Today”, in L. Dodd and B.Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress Reconsidered, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2005.
“Congress from 1947-1975”, Chapter in Encyclopedia of US Political History, Thomas Langsdon, ed., Vol. 6, CQ Press, Washington, DC, 2010.
Review Essay on Approaches to the Study of Congressional Leadership, The Forum, December, 2011, pp. 1-15.
“The Modern Congress”, in L. Dodd and B.Oppenheimer (eds.), Congress Reconsidered, Congressional Quarterly Press, 2013, pp. 401-436.
“An Intellectual Biography of Congressional Change”, Review Symposium, Journal of Politic, Vol. 75, July, 2013, pp.1-2.