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Excellent US Politics site – this on committees…

This link to committees is useful, if only to illustrate how money talks in US Politics… http://www.opensecrets.org/cmteprofiles/index.php Advertisements

Commons Speaker calls for new Committee powers in Parliament – to rival Congressional Committees.

This article and the related links below are an invaluable update on the powers and limitations of parliamentary committees – a must read for every A-level Politics student. Parliamentary Select Committees are a vital scrutiny tool in UK Parliament, but compared to the US Congressional Committees they are fairly weak. John Bercow, the Commons Speaker … Continue reading