Recipients of the D. B. Hardeman Prize

1980   Richard F. Fenno, Jr.
          Home Style: House Members in Their Districts, Little, Brown and Company

1982   Allen Schick
          Congress and Money: Budgeting, Spending and Taxing, The Urban Institute

1984  James L. Sundquist
         The Decline and Resurgence of Congress, Brookings Institution Press

1986  David M. Oshinsky
         A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy, The Free Press

1988  Paul Light
         Artful Work: The Politics of Social Security Reform, Random House

1990  Christopher H. Foreman, Jr.
         Signals From the Hill: Congressional Oversight and the Challenge of Social Regulation, Yale University Press

1992  Barbara Sinclair
         The Transformation of the U.S. Senate, The Johns Hopkins University Press

1994  Gilbert C. Fite
         Richard B. Russell, Jr., Senator From Georgia, The University of North Carolina Press

1995  Carol M. Swain
         Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress, Harvard University Press

1995  John Jacobs
         A Rage for Justice: The Passion and Politics of Phillip Burton, University of California Press

1996  William Lee Miller
         Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress, Alfred A. Knopf

1997  Robert V. Remini
         Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time, W.W. Norton and Company

1998  Julian E. Zelizer
         Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945-1975, Cambridge University Press

1999  Frances E. Lee and Bruce I. Oppenheimer
         Sizing Up the Senate: The Unequal Consequences of Equal Representation, The University of Chicago Press

2000  Nancy Beck Young
         Wright Patman: Populism, Liberalism, & the American Dream, Southern Methodist University Press

2001 John Aloysius Farrell
         Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century, Little, Brown and Company

2002 Robert Caro
         The Years of Lyndon Johnson: Master of the Senate, Random House 

2003 Don Oberdorfer
         Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat, Smithsonian Books 

2004 Michael Ybarra
         Washington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt, Steerforth Press

2005 David M. Barrett
         The CIA and Congress: The Untold Story from Truman to Kennedy, University Press of Kansas

2006 Robert David Johnson
         Congress and the Cold War, Cambridge University Press

2007 William G. Howell and Jon C. Pevehouse
         While Dangers Gather: Congressional Checks on Presidential War Powers, Princeton University Press 

2008 Keith Finley
         Delaying the Dream: Southern Senators and the Fight against Civil Rights, 1938-1965, Louisiana State University Press 

2009 Frances E. Lee
         Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U.S. Senate, The University of Chicago Press 

25th Douglas L. Kriner
         After the Rubicon: Congress, Presidents, and the Politics of Waging War, The University of Chicago Press

26th Eric S. Heberlig and Bruce A. Larson
         Congressional Parties, Institutional Ambition, and the Financing of Majority Control, The University of Michigan Press

27th Neil MacNeil and Richard A. Baker
         The American Senate: An Insider’s Guide, Oxford University Press

28th Dr. Rebecca U. Thorpe
         The American Warfare State: The Domestic Politics of Military Spending, The University of Chicago Press