a vote to end a filibuster by limiting debate
redrawing election districts to make them approximatley equal in pop.
count of population
method of selecting committee chairpersons on the basis of length of service
redrawing election district lines to favor one political party (created odd- shaped areas)
congressman who keeps getting elected
a political meeting
bring charges against a public official as a first step in removing the person from office
president sets aside a bill
Writ of Habeas corpus
right to appear before a judge
Bill of Attainder
law that punishes w/o a trial
Ex Post Facto Laws
punishes for an act that was legal at on time
the kicking out of a public official
legal protection from people using things they say against them
formal written disapproval for less serious crimes
people seved by an elected official
free mail for congressman
Pork barrel projects
unnecessary law that benefit home state
committee sets aside a bill
gov'tal plan of action to achieve goals to benefit the greater good for society
person who acts for special interest group to influence public policy
change tacked onto a bill that has little connection to it
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