Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, 1935-2010 (74th-111th Congresses)

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This report discusses how lame duck sessions occur, and the background of the lame duck sessions between 1940 and 2010. A “lame duck” session of Congress occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the term of the current Congress ends.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 30, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Beth, Richard S.

Specialist on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Tollestrup, Jessica

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 30, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report discusses how lame duck sessions occur, and the background of the lame duck sessions between 1940 and 2010. A “lame duck” session of Congress occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the term of the current Congress ends.

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32 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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