With a prologue written by Newt Gingrich, Rock the House will be touted as the Republican Political Bible for the 1996 Election year. Provides background on the Republican Party, the November '94 elections, the "Contract With America", and the agenda for future years. Outlines the 12 major reforms Republicans are pushing to return America's government to its constitutional and historic role as a servant of the American people.
The U.S. House of Representatives vastly overrepresents white males and underrepresents "minorities" and women. This essay collection examines the causes of the unrepresentative character of the House and analyzes reform possibilities, including alternative electoral systems, enlargement of the House, term limits, a new election campaign finance system, and more effective regulation of campaign contributions and expenditures.