What is Congress
Whether Congress is in session or not, here is an enthralling overview about the branch of our government closest to average Americans. Explaining clearly and concisely what exactly Congress does, this book is peppered with fascinating stories, including the bloody beating in the Senate of a lawmaker in pre-Civil War days, the Watergate hearings, and Senator Joe McCarthy’s shameful “witch hunt” of Communists. Learn fun facts, such as the special “candy desk” in the Senate, and the fact that all lawmakers can bring their dogs to work!
Paperback, 112 pages