all the people in a representatives district
when both House of Representatives and Senate meet together
Dividing a state into odd-shaped districts for political reasons
when a member of congress acts dishonestly, he or she is forced to leave
a temporary committee formed to deal with issues that need special attention
a committee that includes member of both houses
a joint committee that meets to help House and Senate members agree on the details of a proposed law
a permanent committee that specializes in a particular topic
powers of Congress listed in Article I of the Constitution
accuse an official of wrongdoing
funds for specific uses
when each member's vote is a matter of public record
when one or more senators kill a bill by talking until the bill's sponsor withdraws it
limits a senator to debate for no more then one hour
when a bill is set aside without considering it
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