The Public Interest

Abstract Expressionism

Michael A. Scully

Winter 1981

INVARIABLY, what most surprises visitors to the Capitol are the number of important people there who are neither Congressmen nor Senators. These are the staff members, on committees and in legislatorsoffices, whose functions and influence Michael J. Malbin probes, in a very scholarly and thoughtful way, in Unelected Representatives: Congressional Staff and the Future of Representative Government.

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