Terms in this set (30)
these districts are more competitive because they have not been drawn to favor one party?
this is a law enacted by a federal or state legislature?
What is the best predictor for how a Congressperson will vote?
in order to fund programs established by authorization bills, congress must pass?
an appropriation bill
When a senator says "one man's pork is another man's job" what is the senator referring to?
the president must see that?
all laws are faithfully executed
chief executive, the president is constitutionally bound to?
enforce laws, treaties, and court orders
the most important foreign policy power is the power to?
The Weberian model of bureaucracy is characterized as having a ?
What can congress do if they disagree with the interpretation of the U.S. constitution?
propose an amendment that would negate the ruling
the president is able to influence laws as the?
What is the biggest step the president can when dissatisfied with a member of the cabinet?
fire the person
a power that congress has over the federal bureaucracy is the ?
authority to extend or limit appropriations
The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 created what?
the Office of Personnel Management and the Merit Systems Protection Board
spoken presentations by attorneys to the appellate court are known as ?
a representative that is performing the role of an instructed delegate is ?
primarily representing the wishes of his or her constituents
Conservative coalition has?
weakened because most Southern politicians are republicans
the act requires federal agencies to disclose information about a person upon request?
Freedom of Information Act
a power created for the president passed by congress is called a?
a line organization can best be described as an ?
agency that reports directly to the president
AMTRAK and the US Postal Service are examples of what?
the legislative power of congress is often ?
delegated to the Government Accountability Office
Based on President Obama's two adjustments to the U.S. Supreme Court, the ideology has?
stayed the same
an agency of the government that can make a profit is a?
What model of bureaucracy explains that individual advancement should be based on merit?
What industries are examples of issue networks ramped up by Obama?
Health, education, and energy
executive privilege refers to the authority of the president to ?
withhold information from the legislature and the judiciary
what can the president do without consent of congress?
What power does the president invoke in cases of war or emergency to justify executive actions?
the current chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is?