Other members of Parliament, as in a private club.
The people, through primary elections.
Delegates to the party conventions.
The Prime Minister.
The principal role of Congress is to debate the national issues.
Members of Parliament have more power and higher pay.
Members of Congress are more likely to vote the party line.
Congress does not select a president.
None of the above.
To make Congress accountable to the executive.
To oppose concentration of power in a single institution.
To balance large and small states.
To have Congress be the dominant institution.
C & D
The power to collect taxes.
The power to declare war.
The power to establish courts.
The power to interpret laws.
The power to regulate Congress.
The Senate has no rule limiting debate.
The House at that time was dominated by the executive branch.
The Senate had the larger black representation.
House representatives were picked by the state legislatures.
The House was too decentralized.
A single senator.
A number of senators smaller than a majority.
A majority of senators.
All senators and the vice-president.
Middle-aged, white, Protestant businessman.
Older, white, Protestant businessman.
Older, white, Catholic Lawyer.
Middle-aged, white, Protestant lawyer.
Young, white, communications major.
Voters frequently change party affiliation.
The constituency is made up of largely minority groups.
Voters are not clear as to which candidate is the incumbent.
Gerrymandering has produced a loose affiliation of interest groups.
The winner in an election gets less than 55 percent of the vote.
President pro tempore
Chairperson of the Policy Committee
Chairperson of the Judiciary Committee
Foreign Relations Committee.
President pro tempore.
Decides to which committee bills will go
Assigns party members to the various committees.
Keeps party leaders informed about the opinions of their party members.
Takes the meeting minutes.
National constituency caucuses.
On the House floor.
On the Senate floor.
In the caucuses.
In floor sessions in both houses.
In the committees in both houses.
Become an advocate of bills that are clearly in the public interest.
See the public interest through the eyes of your employer.
Remain objective about the bills that are supported by your employer.
Be an independent thinker.
Be a Libertarian.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
General Accounting Office (GAO)
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
Office of Technology Assessment (OTA)
Congressional Research Fund (CRF)
Any member of the majority party.
Any member of Congress.
Any member of Congress or the President.
Members of the relevant committee only.
Committee chairman only.
They must originate in the House.
They must originate in the Senate.
They must originate with the president.
They must originate in either the House or the Senate.
They must originate in the Senate Finance Committee.
House Ways & Means Committee.
Senate Appropriations Committee.
House Appropriations Committee.
Congressional Budget Office.
Senate Judiciary Committee.
A committee or subcommittee makes changes in the original version of the bill.
The party leadership assigns priority ratings to numerous bills.
The Rules Committee determines the conditions under which floor debate will be conducted.
A conference committee makes key compromises before reporting back to both houses.
Committee chairman meet to discuss the role of discussion for revenue bills.
Make revisions and additions to a bill before it is voted on.
Get a bill stalled in committee onto the floor.
Amend a bill that has already passed one house but not the other.
Override a presidential veto.
Amend a bill in a manner that will make it quite unpopular.
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