REG Gov - Congress
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powers that congress has that are specifically listed in the constitution
Powers inferred from the express powers that allow Congress to carry out its functions, because of the necessary and proper clause
powers claimed by a president that are not expressed in the Constitution but are inferred from it because it is a government
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
a voter who elects a representative
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as individuals; cutting through bureaucratic red tape to get people what they think they have a right to get
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state and local governments, businesses, colleges, in a congressional district.
the process of reassigning representation based on population, after every census
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district lines following the census, to accommodate population shifts and keep districts as equal as possible in population.
a legislative sub-organization in the United States Congress that handles a specific duty
the act of making or enacting laws
the legislature of the United States government that makes laws
a proposed law