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“Partisan Brand Name Building and Deficit Politics: Examining the Role of Power Sharing on Party Issue Consistency.” Journal of Public Policy, Forthcoming.  With Michael S. Lynch.


“Viva Voce: Implications from the Disappearing Voice Vote, 1865–1996.” Social Science Quarterly, Forthcoming.  With Michael S. Lynch.


“Obstructing Agenda-Setting: Examining Blue Slip Behavior in the Senate.” The Forum, 9 (December 2011): Article 9.  With Ryan C. Black and Ryan J. Owens.


“Coalition Formation in the House and Senate: Examining the Effect of Institutional Change on Major Legislation.” The Journal of Politics, 73 (November 2011): 1225-1238. With Jamie L. Carson and Michael S. Lynch.


             Data: Figure 2, Model


 “Assessing Congressional Responses to Growing Presidential Powers: The Case of Recess Appointments.”  Presidential Studies Quarterly, 41 (September 2011): 569-588.  With Ryan C. Black, Michael S. Lynch and Ryan J. Owens.


“Winning Coalition Formation in the U.S. Senate: The Effects of Legislative Decision Rules and Agenda Change.” American Journal of Political Science, 55 (April 2011): 276-288.


             Data: Figures 1-2, Models 1-4

“Senate Rules and Procedure: Revisiting the Bank Bill of 1841 and the Development of Senate Obstruction.” 2011. In New Directions in Congressional Politics. Jamie L. Carson, editor. New York: Routledge.


“Going Nuclear, Senate Style.” Perspectives on Politics, 5 (December 2007): 729-40. With Sarah A. Binder and Steven S. Smith.


“Adding Recess Appointments to the President's `Tool Chest’ of Unilateral Powers.”  Political Research Quarterly, 60 (December 2007): 645-654.  With Ryan C. Black, Ryan J. Owens and Michael S. Lynch.