, Volume 131, Issue 3-4, pp 435-451
Date: 06 Jan 2007

Changing minds? Not in Congress!

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Abstract

This paper shows a variety of evidence that members of Congress are ideologically consistent. Based upon the roll call voting record, once elected to Congress, members adopt a consistent ideological position and maintain it over time. There may be changing minds, but they are not in Congress.