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Issue Positions of Democrats and Republicans in the U. S. House, 1998: A Research Note
Scot Schraufnagel and Jeffery J. Mondak use survey data from Project Vote Smart to compare the issue positions of Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House. Results reveal significant differences in eighteen of nineteen issues. The divide between the parties most often is moderate in magnitude and consistent with a depiction of the parties as center-left and center-right.

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