The name of the House-Senate Committee whose job is to resolve the differences between conflicting versions of legislation.
Free postal service for members of congress
Single most important factor in determining a Committe assignment for a member of Congress
The presence of a sufficient number of members to conduct business in a legislative body like the U.S. House or U.S. Senate
the Vice President
Under the U.S. Constitution, who is the Presiding Officer of the U.S. Senate
Taking a bill to death in the U.S. Senate
In the U.S. House, a member must be _ yearss of age and serves a _-year term
If i were a member of the U.S. House of Representative, on which of the following committees would you MOST like to serve in order to have the GREATEST impact?
Which of the following best decribes an amendment offered to a piecce of legislation in the U.S. Senate that has nothing to do with the original legislation?
Name of the procedure used to end debate on legislation in the U.S. Senate
Originates all measures related to revenues
Is a power granted only to the U.S. House
In the U.S. Senate, a member must be_years of age and serves a _-year term.
Remove officials from office
Is a power granted only to the U.S. Senate
The process of allocating members of the House of Representatives to each after the census.
The people who live in an are represented by a member of Congress
If the U.S. House of Representatives has no vacancies and everyone is present, how many votes does it take to override a President's veto?
the House is larger than the senate
Comparisons of the House of Represntative true?
When members of Congress vote according to what they believe voters want, they are said to be voting
January of odd-numbered years
When does each new term of Congress Begin?
Most have substantial political experience
Most accurate about the olitical or personal backgrounds of members of Congress
When members of Congress vote on issues by using their own jusgments nd viewpoints as a guide, they are voting
to protect the freedom of legislative debate
the primary goal of the Speech or Debate Clause found in Article I, Sec. 6 of the Constitution
Perjury and Obstruction of justice
President Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998 by the U.S. House over what charges?
Type of Congressional powers are clearly spelled out in the U.S. Constitution
the federal government's practive of spending more money than it is taking in each year
Powers not specifiaclly stated in the U.S. Constitution but are nonetheless used by Congress
The Majority Leader
Most powerful official in the U.S. Senate
House of Representative so powerful
It decided whether a bill will get a vote by the entire House
Why are Committie Chairs so important in the legislative process?
They have a major say in ehich bill the Committe will consider
Ways and Means
Which Standing Committee in the House of Representatives handles all bilss dealing with taxes and revenues