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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. service strategy
  2. 17th Amendment
  3. standing committees
  4. Congressional Reelection Committee
  5. party caucus
  1. a Direct election of senators
  2. b permanently established legislative committees that consider and are responsible for legislation within a certain subject area
  3. c 1
  4. d a meeting of the members of a party in a legislative chamber to select party leaders and to develop party policy. Called a conference by the republicans
  5. e a policy providing poor people with education and job training to help lift them out of poverty.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1
  2. the power of Congress to oversee how laws are carried out
  3. act of exchanging favors for mutual gain
  4. 1
  5. An institution unique to the House of Representatives that reviews all bills (except revenue, budget, and appropriations bills) coming from a House committee before they go to the full House.

5 True/False questions

  1. filibustera tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

          

  2. incumbency advantageThe electoral advantage a candidate enjoys by virtue of being an incumbent, over and above his or her other personal and political characteristics

          

  3. Congressional Research Staffoffers Congress research and analysis on all current and emerging issues of national policy

          

  4. Majority/Minority Leadersee how people plan to vote, convince members to vote with the party, makes sure voters are present when its time to vote

          

  5. closed/open rulea rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

          

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