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5 Matching questions

  1. majority minority district
  2. Reynolds v. Sims
  3. closed/open rule
  4. legislative oversight
  5. Library of Congress
  1. a A congressional district created to include a majority of minority voters; ruled constitutional so long as race is not the main factor in redistricting.
  2. b research center for congress
  3. c House of rep. if a bill is closed it can not be amended, if open it can be.
  4. d 14th amendment requires state legislative districts reflect fair "one person, one vote" rule
  5. e the power of Congress to oversee how laws are carried out

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An institution unique to the House of Representatives that reviews all bills (except revenue, budget, and appropriations bills) coming from a House committee before they go to the full House.
  2. affecting things past
  3. 1
  4. It is used by members to get signatures for postage by sending mail to their constituents to keep them informed and to get info on campaigning.
  5. permanently established legislative committees that consider and are responsible for legislation within a certain subject area

5 True/False questions

  1. Congressional Budget Officestaff agency that advises Congress on the likely economic effects of different spending programs and provides information on the costs of the proposed policies.

          

  2. constituencyCable-Satellite Public Affairs Network

          

  3. House/Senate Budget CommitteeAn institution unique to the House of Representatives that reviews all bills (except revenue, budget, and appropriations bills) coming from a House committee before they go to the full House.

          

  4. party caucuslaws that limit the number of terms elected officials can serve

          

  5. House/Senate Appropriations1

          

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