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the characteristic and deep-seated beliefs of a particular people about government and politics
in a test of "civic literacy" conducted in 2007, the average college senior scored a grade of this
A properly drawn sample of one thousand individuals has a sampling error of roughly plus or minus 3 percent
A sustained action by citizens disenchanted with government to express their opposition and work to bring about the change they seek
The frequency of elections in the United States reduces voter turnout by
increasing the person effort needed to participate in elections
larry bartels Unequal democracy
elected officials are substantially more responsive to the concerns of their more affluent constituents than to those of their poorer constituents
n 1912, a candidate for which minor party managed to earn more votes than one of his major party opponents
Regarding state party organizations, the day-to-day operation is usually the responsibility of the
national party organizations
dictate the day-to-day decisions of neither local or state party organizations
single member election districts
The major reason for the persistence of the American two-party system
warned americans of the baneful effects of factions(political parties) in his 1797 farewell address
the process of selecting certain aspects of reality and making them the most salient part of the communication, thereby conveying a particular interpretation of a situation.
gov dictates what is reported
One of the reasons the reporting of national news is relatively uniform among news sources is that
high speed rotary press
The technological change that brought about the decline of the partisan press
legislative work of congress
performed by the standing committees and their subcommittees with jurisdiction over particular policy areas
professional politicans who want to stay in congress
The modern Congress is different from the nineteenth century Congress in that most members
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