Percentage of first term members of the House of Representatives 1789-1991

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StatementMildred Amer, Frederick H. Pauls
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 11, fr. 00953
ContributionsPauls, Frederick H, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
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Pagination5, [1] p.
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