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5 Matching questions

  1. Wayes and Means Committee
  2. rider
  3. joint committees
  4. pork barrel project
  5. cloture
  1. a government project grant that primarily benefits the home district or state
  2. b 1
  3. c committees on which both senators and representatives serve
  4. d a clause that is appended to a legislative bill
  5. e a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. continuous service on a committee or body leads to greater opportunities within
  2. House of rep. if a bill is closed it can not be amended, if open it can be.
  3. give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause
  4. the drawing of electoral district lines to the advantage of a party or group
  5. permanently established legislative committees that consider and are responsible for legislation within a certain subject area

5 True/False questions

  1. constituencyCable-Satellite Public Affairs Network


  2. House/Senate Budget Committee1


  3. subcommitteescongressional committees appointed for a limited time and purpose


  4. Majority/Minority WhipResponsible for assigning bills to committee in the Senate.


  5. incumbency advantageThe electoral advantage a candidate enjoys by virtue of being an incumbent, over and above his or her other personal and political characteristics