The American Senate: An Insider’s History by Neil MacNeil and Richard A. Baker has won the Society for History in the Federal Government’s George Pendleton Prize.

In this groundbreaking work, MacNeil and Baker integrate nearly a century of combined experience on Capitol Hill with deep research and scholarship as they explore the Senate’s historical evolution. From George Washington’s disastrous first visit to the chamber in 1789, through now-forgotten conflicts, to current disputes, The American Senate transforms our understanding of the history of Congress’s upper house.

The American Senate: An Insider’s History by Neil MacNeil and Richard A. Baker has won the Society for History in the Federal Government’s George Pendleton Prize.

In this groundbreaking work, MacNeil and Baker integrate nearly a century of combined experience on Capitol Hill with deep research and scholarship as they explore the Senate’s historical evolution. From George Washington’s disastrous first visit to the chamber in 1789, through now-forgotten conflicts, to current disputes, The American Senate transforms our understanding of the history of Congress’s upper house.