The National Legislature is a what type of Congress?
Which amendment sets the date for Congress to start a new term on the 3rd day of January every odd-numbered year?
Suspends until the next session, each regular session as it sees fit.
Adjourn, a session, but only when the two houses cannot agree on a date for adjournment
A meeting to deal with some emergency situation, called by President
How many members are in the House of Representatives?
How long are the House of Representative's terms?
Are the representatives from territories official members of the House of Representatives?
How is the number of representatives from each state based on?
House of Representatives
Originating revenue bills, bringing impeachment charges are all powers of whom?
Reapportionment Act of 1929
What act set the permanent size of the House and provided for an autometic reapportionment?
How many representatives does Ohio have?
What type of elections are the Tuesday following the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year?
Those congressional elections held between presidential elections.
What is it called when you draw district lines for the partisan advantage, which creates "safe" districts.
How old do you have to be to be a member of the House?
How many years do you have to be a citizen of the United States to be in the House of Representatives?
State where they are elected
Where must a representative be an inhabitant of?
How many members are in the Senate?
How long are the Senate's terms?
Who elects the Senate?
How many Senators are there per state?
How many are elected each election cycle?
Power of advice and consent for judicial and upper-level executive appointments, and power to try for impeachment are powers of whom?
Which Amendment stated the popular election of senators?
How old do you have to be to become a member of the Senate?
How many years must you have been a citizen in the United States before entering the Senate?
State where elected
Where must the Senator reside?
Who believes that each question they face must be decided on its merits?
Who views themselves as agents of the people who elected them?
Lawnmakers who owe their first allegiance to their political party
Who attempts to combine the basic elements of all the roles of being a Representative of the People?
How much do Congress members make?
What is it called when a Congressman can send mail for free?
What are the powers granted to Congress explicitly in the Constitution?
What are the powers granted by reasonable deduction from the expressed powers?
What are the powers granted through the Constitution's creation of a National Government for the United States?
The belief that Congress should only be able to exercise their expressed powers, and those implied powers absolutely necessary to carry out those expressed powers is?
What is the belief that favored a broad interpretation of the powers given to Congress?
Congress can only tax for who's purpose?
Can Congress tax exports?
What are the taxes that must be apportioned among the States, according to their populations?
What must be levied at a uniformed rate in all parts of the country?
What is it called when you put money on the credit of the United States?
The money borrowed by the government not yet repaid, plus the accumulated interest on that money.
The practice of spending more money than received in revenue and borrowing to make up the difference.
What is the power to regulate business with foreign nations, among the states, and with the Indian tribes?
Ports of one state
Congress cannot favor what?
Can Congress charge vessels to pay at the ports?
Congress cannot interfere with what trade?
What is the power to coin money and regulate the value?
The power to establish uniform laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States.
The legal proceeding in which the bankrupt person's assets are distributed among those to whom a debt is owed.
What type of power is the power to act on matter affecting the security of the nation?
Who's power is to raise and support armies, provide and maintain a navy, and organize, arm, and discipline the military?
War Powers Resolution of 1973
What act gave Congress the power to restrict the use of American forces in combat in areas where a state of war does not exist?
What is the process by which citizens of one country become citizens of another?
What is the expressed power of the Post Offices?
The exclusive right of an author to reproduce, publish, and sell his or her creative work.
Grants a person the sole right to manufacture, use, or sell "any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter."
What type of power is fixing the Standard of Weights and Measures throughout the United States?
What type of powers create all of the federal courts below the Supreme Court, and define federal crimes and set punishments for violators of federal law.
What is one way of acquiring property for Congress?
Necessary and Proper Clause
What clause states "To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof"?
McCulloch v. Maryland
What court case was when the State of Maryland tried to tax the Bank of America. But the Supreme Court said the Federal government is supreme, so no taxing.
What powers derive from the expressed powers?
Which amendment states how if no candidate for President receives a majority in the electoral college, then the House decides the election.
Which amendment states that if no candidate for Vice President receives a majority in the electoral college, the Senate decides the election?
Which amendment states that if the vice presidency is vacated, the President elects a successor, who faces congressional approval by a majority in both houses.
Who brings the charge against the individual (impeach)?
Who tries the person for impeachment?
How many votes are needed for conviction for impeachment?
How many times has a person been impeached?
What type of powers are appointments and treaties?
What is the power to gather information useful to Congress in the making of some legislation; overseeing the operations of various executive branch decisions, focuses public attention on a particular subject, expose questionable activities, and promotes the particular interests of some members of Congress?
Speaker of the house
Who is the acknowledged leader of the majority party, presides over and keeps order in the House, names the members of all select and conference committees, and signs all bills and resolutions passed by the House?
President of the Senate
Who's job is assigned by the Constitution to the Vice President, and has similar responsibilities as the Speaker of the House but cannot cast votes on legislation?
President pro tempore
Who is the leader of the majority party and serves in the Vice President's absence?
Who determines the name of the chair for a committee?
What is a permanent body with specified legislative responsibilities?
What is a group appointed for a limited purpose and limited duration?
Those people on which both representatives and senators serve?
A joint committee appointed to resolve differences in Senate and House versions of the same piece of legislation before the final passage.
Appropriations, Rules, Ways and Means
What are the three big Committees of Congress?
What is a proposed law, has force of law and needs to be signed by president to become law?
What is a proposal for action that has the force of law when passed: usually deals with special circumstances or temporary matters, has force of law and needs signature by President?
What is a statement of position on an issue used by the House and Senate acting jointly, does not have force of law, does not require the President's signature.
What is a measure relating to the business of either house or expressing an opinion on a matter; does not have force of law; does not require signature?
Revenue bills must originate where?
If the changes in a bill are Major where does the bill go?
How many days if the president does not act upon a bill does it become law?
What is it called when Congress adjourns within 10 days of submitting a bill, and the president does not sign it?
What amount of votes does it take to go against the President's veto?
John Boehner (R-OH)
Who is the Speaker of the House? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Eric Cantor (R-VA)
Who is the Majority Leader for the House? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
Who is the Majority Whip of the House? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Who is the Minority Leader in the House? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Steve Chabot R
Who is the Representative for District 1 and answer their party with R/D
Jean Schmidt R
Who is the Representative for District 2 and answer their party with R/D
Daniel Inouye (D-HI)
Who is the President Pro Tempore? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Harry Reid (D-NV)
Who is the Majority Leader of the Senate? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Who is the Minority Leader in the Senate? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Jon Kyl (R-AR)
Who is the Minority Whip in the Senate? Answer name, and (R or D-State abbr.)
Who is Ohio's Democratic Senator?
Who is Ohio's Republican Senator?