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a procedure that allows consideration of controversial issues affecting the budget by limiting debate to twenty hours, thereby ending threat of a filibuster.
legislation that allows representatives to bring money and jobs to their districts in the form of public works programs, military bases, or other programs.
War Powers Resolution
passed by Congress in 1973; the president is limited in the deployment of troops overseas to a sixty-day period in peacetime (which can be extended for an extra thirty days to permit withdrawal) unless Congress explicitly gives its approval for a longer period.
a process whereby Congress can nullify agency regulations by a joint resolution of legislative disapproval.
a process by which presidents generally allow senators from the state in which a judicial vacancy occurs to block a nomination by simply registering their objection.
role played by an elected representative who listens to constituents' opinions and then uses his or her best judgment to make a final decision.
role played by an elected representative who votes the way his or her constituents would want, regardless of personal opinions.
an elected representative who acts as a trustee or as a delegate, depending on the issue.
the political condition in which different political parties control the presidency and Congress.
the political condition in which the same political party controls the presidency and Congress.
vote trading; voting to support a colleague's bill in return for a promise of future support.
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