Progressive Era Congressional Reform

Overview

As Progressives grew disenchanted with a powerful Speaker of the House, they began a process of decentralizing power in both legislative chambers. This process persisted throughout most of the twentieth century.

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Kevin Portteus is the Lawrence Fertig Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College. He received his B.A. from Ashland University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Dallas.