Gov. Chapter 5-1,2,3,4
Terms in this set (43)
Largest body of congress?
house of reps
Two members from each state?
Formal disapproval of senator's actions?
Representatives are elected from?
Unequal power in districts?
Senators are elected for?
Why are incumbent re elected?
support from PACs
Members of Congress can be arrested for?
Presiding officer of the house
represented by members of house
assist the floor leader
speaker's top assistant
Main task of each house?
Flow of work is controlled by?
Procedures organized around?
A proposed law is called?
Required foe legislative body to take action?
President of the senate?
Most important officers in the senate?
majority leader / minority leader
List of bills for the senate consideration?
calendar of general orders
Way to defeat a bill?
Limits senators speaking time?
Main job to steer the party's bill through the senate?
Senate conducts most of its business through?
calendar of scheduled bills
Assistants that make sure legislators are present for key votes?
Rules are designed to make sure that all senators?
Have freedom to express ideas
Filibuster is not as strong as it used to be because?
the two track procedural system
key power centers in congress?
legislators' answer to violent television?
act as study groups?
standing, seclect, joint and conference are all types of Congressional ?
example of a subcommittee?
when the house and senate pass different versions of the same bill?
one of the most prestigious committee is the?
ways and means
this has guided the seclection of committee chairpersons?