Votes, money, and the Clinton impeachment / Irwin L. Morris

Author(s): Morris, Irwin L. (Irwin Lester), 1967-
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Subjects: Campaign funds--United States--History--20th century
Political culture--United States--History--20th century
Public opinion--United States--History--20th century
United States--Politics and government--1993-2001
United States. Congress. Senate--Voting--History--20th century
United States. Congress. House--Voting--History--20th century
Clinton, Bill, 1946---Impeachment
Clinton, Bill, 1946---Public opinion
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2002, c2001
Series: Transforming American politics series
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvi, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables and Figures
Preface
1. Introduction 1
2. The Scandal 21
House Response to the Report of the Independent Counsel 27
3. Public Opinion and the Clinton Impeachment 37
Evaluations of the President and Opinions on Impeachment 42
Explaining Opposition to Impeachment 48
Postscript: Public Opinion in the Aftermath 57
4. Representation and Impeachment 59
Background and Theory of Roll Call Voting 60
Estimating District-Level Opinion 70
Modeling Roll Call Voting on Impeachment 72
5. Representation and Conviction 83
Institutional Distinctiveness of the House and Senate, and Why It Mattered for Impeachment 85
Roll Call Voting in the Senate 88
Voting on Conviction in the Senate 92
Estimating State-Level Opinion 93
6. Making up: Impeachment, Fundraising, and Roll Calls in the House 105
Impeachment Votes and Campaign Funding 112
7. Electoral Aftermath: The Wages of Impeachment in the House 121
Impact of Impeachment Votes on Election Results: The House 122
Results for the House of Representatives 127
8. Making Up or Losing Out?: Fundraising and Impeachment in the Senate 139
Nature of Fundraising and Senate Campaigns 140
Conviction and Campaign Financing 144
Estimating the Effect of Unpopular Conviction Votes on Campaign Fundraising 147
Wages of Conviction 155
9. The Usually Hidden Dangers of Politics as Usual 161
Notes 173
References 183
Index 193
Notes: LCCN: 2001046725
ISBN: 0813398088
ISBN: 081333960X
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-191) and index
OCLC Number: 48013555
ISBN/ISSN: 0813398088
081333960X