Gov test 5/12/17
Terms in this set (30)
Which house has 435 voting memebers
What is the fronking privilege
The ability to send job related mail without postage
Who is the most underrepresented group in congress?
How many voters are required to override a veto?
2/3 of both houses
How many congress in one district are in Michigan?
Which house has too members with 2 from each state
What are the dominant professions of members of congress
Business men and lawyers
Which house has seats appointed every 10 years following the census?
What is the average rate of incumbency for congress?
When state legislatures can redraw districts to increase the particular powers to a given party?
Which house represents individual districts
Who is the current senate majority leader
Which house has the power of the purse
Federal projects, grants and contracts given to cities and congress and districts
Pork barrel production
What is the term limitation per member of congress
Which house approves al presidential treaties
Who is the official leader of the US House of Representatives
Which position (in both chambers) works with majority minority leaders to get votes
Which house does the stuff with the bills
Which type of committee is permanent
Who is the leader of the House of Representatives
Speaker of the house
Which type of committee in congress is formal to create compromise bills between both chambers
Which house selects the president if there is no electoral winners
The general ruling when selecting committee chairs is
Which type of committee in congress is appointed doe temporary specific purposes?
Which house serves as the jury in impeachment?
The life or death of a bill is usually determined by the...
Which house has the sole power to impeach the president
Which congressional agency housed in the LoC provides congress with information on bills
Congressional research service
Which house approves cabinet nominations, judicial nominations and ambassadors