This one-volume desk reference provides quick answers to the most frequently asked questions about all aspects of U.S. government, including elections, Congress, the presidency, and the Supreme Court. Includes many new questions such as: '''''' What was the Teapot Dome scandal? '' What are the requirements for being a senator? '' How did the two-party system develop? '' What was the largest presidential landslide? '' ''''Cross-references, a bibliography, and an index aid research. ''''''