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5 Matching Questions

  1. Lobbyist
  2. Waiving Points of Order
  3. Pairing
  4. Cloture
  5. Closed Rules
  1. a way to end a filibuster, need 16 Senators to sign petition to bring it to a vote, 60 Senators required for vote win, if happens, each Senator can talk for one hour each
  2. b condition decided by Rules Committee, severely restrict or cut off debate or amendments
  3. c someone who works for a special interest group to convince/encourage Congressmen to do things in best interest of group hired by, most effective technique is personal contact
  4. d condition decided by Rules Committee, cannot kill a bill on a technicality
  5. e 2 Congressmen on opposite sides of an issue agree not to vote

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Pres does nothing with the bill when sent to him, the Houses don't stay in session, killing the bill
  2. only in Senate, amendment added to a bill that has nothing to do with the bill (introduce one after the next), delay tactic
  3. bill that has many Riders
  4. statement of opinion passed by legislative body
  5. raising or sepnding of money

5 True/False Questions

  1. Union CalendarHouse decides when bill gets passed
    all public bills go here

          

  2. Rules Committeein House, acts as a traffic cop, decides when the bill gets passed/pigeon holed and under what conditions

          

  3. Open Rulescondition decided by Rules Committee, allow for debate or amendments

          

  4. Private CalendarHouse decides when bill gets passed
    all public bills go here

          

  5. Billonly in Senate, amendment added to a bill that has nothing to do with the bill (introduce one after the next), delay tactic

          

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