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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Strom Thurmond
  2. Immunity
  3. Line Item Veto
  4. Rider
  5. Appropriations Bill
  1. a only in Senate, amendment added to a bill that has nothing to do with the bill (introduce one after the next), delay tactic
  2. b raising or sepnding of money
  3. c 1957, spoke the longest ever in the Senate, 24 hours and 13 min
  4. d can't be touched
  5. e Pres cannot veto parts of the bill

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. in House, acts as a traffic cop, decides when the bill gets passed/pigeon holed and under what conditions
  3. affect country as a whole
  4. passed by either House or Senate
  5. condition decided by Rules Committee, send to floor, vote

5 True/False questions

  1. "Christmas Tree" Billbill that has many Riders


  2. Closed Rulescondition decided by Rules Committee, severely restrict or cut off debate or amendments


  3. Pairing2 Congressmen on opposite sides of an issue agree not to vote


  4. Joint Resolutionpassed by both House ans Senate, if signed by Pres, has force of law


  5. Discharge Petitionpassed by both House ans Senate, if signed by Pres, has force of law


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