Now available in paperback, 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. Cross-references, a bibliography, and an index aid research. Includes such questions as: -- What was the Teapot Dome scandal? -- What does the first lady get paid? -- What are the requirements for being a senator? -- How did the two-party system develop? -- What was the largest presidential landslide?