A two house legislature
A one house legislature
The name of the party with the most members in congress (not democrat or republican)
President Pro Tempore
The leader of the Senate when the VP is not present.
Committees that have members of both the House and Senate
Special Interest Groups
An organization of people with some common interest who try to influence government decisions
Dividing up the 435 congressional seats.
A person whose job is to present information and to persuade them to make changes in laws.
A population count that happens every ten years
Type of committee which does most of the lawmaking work in Congress.
Government projects that primarily benefit the district or state
A tactic for defeating a bill in the Senate by talking until the bill's sponsor withdraws it.
a statute in draft before it becomes law
Person who represents the 7th Congressional District in the House of Representatives.
A person from a legislator's district
Speaker of the House
The leader of the House of Representatives
This person is the current Speaker of the House
the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)
legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
There are this many people in the House of Representatives
There are this many people in the Senate
This is the length of one term for a member of the Senate
The idea that a members of congress should only be able to serve a certain number of times.
This is the length of one term for a member of the House
The age one must be to be a member of the House of Representatives
The age one must be to be a member of the Senate
President of the Senate
Title of the person in charge of the Senate
The current President of the Senate
House of Representatives
This house is where someone is impeached
Impeachment trials happen here.
House of Representatives
Money bills must start in this house
This house must approve Supreme Court nominees.
This house must confirm all treaties
An oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting strength of a particular group.
This is the main role of the Legislative Branch
A filibuster can happen in this house
The idea that an amendment to a bill in the House must be related to the topic of the bill
Christmas Tree Bill
This type of bill has a number of riders attached
Additions to bills that have nothing to do with the topic of the bill
President's power to kill a bill, if Congress is not in session, by not signing it for 10 days
House Rules Committee
Committee in the House that sets limits on the debate of a bill.
A type of bill that impacts the entire nation
provisions in legislation that directs funds to be spent on specific projects.
Wisconsin has this many congressional seats.