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Descriptive Representation and Latino Interest Bill Sponsorship in Congress

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This article examines dynamics related to the sponsorship of Latino interest bills in Congress. I focus particularly on the influence of Latino representatives. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Walter Clark Wilson, 2010. "Descriptive Representation and Latino Interest Bill Sponsorship in Congress," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 91(4), pages 1043-1062.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:91:y:2010:i:4:p:1043-1062
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