“The Permanent Campaign” was written by Norman J. Ornstein and Amy S. Mitchell.
This article appeared first in The World & I, in January 1997.
Norman Ornstein is regarded as one of our nation’s foremost experts on Congress.
Mr. Ornstein received a Ph.D.. from the University of Michigan, he writes for the New
York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, and he has a regular column in Roll Call
newspaper called “Congress Inside Out”. Mr. Ornstein
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than likely doomed politically. Hopefully in the future our society will start to look at
what a candidate could do, or has been doing, in office instead of what they have done in
1. “The Perminent Campaign”, Norman J. Ornstein and Amy S. Mitchell. American
Government 98/99,pp. 89-93. Duskin McGraw-Hill.