Probability DOA Bill is Added to Agenda in Unified/Divided Government

From Losing to Win: Why Congressional Majorities Play Politics Instead of Make Laws by Jeremy Gelman

  • Interval plot displaying the predicted probability a DOA bill receives floor consideration in unified and divided government. The graph includes probabilities for all and important bills.
  • Political Science:Governance
  • Political Science:American Politics
  • January 2003 - December 2012
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  • Figure 4.3. Probability DOA Bill Is Added to the Floor Agenda in Unified and Divided Government Note: Predicted probabilities a DOA bill receives floor consideration. The “All Bills” graph is calculated from Model 1 in Table 4.1, and the “Important Bills” graph is calculated from Model 2 in Table 4.1. Majority Party, Committee Member, and Committee Chair are held at 1, Subcommittee Chair and Must Pass are held at 0, and all other variables are held at their means.