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The new members guide to traditions of the United States Senate

Richard A. Baker

The new members guide to traditions of the United States Senate

by Richard A. Baker

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Published by U.S. Senate in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard A. Baker ; prepared under the direction of Emily J. Reynolds.
    ContributionsReynolds, Emily J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1161 .B316 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23140122M
    LC Control Number2006470275

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