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AP Government Unit 5: Congress
Identify the structures of the America…
Differentiate the difference between:…
Requirements to serve in the House and…
Compare demographics of Congressmen an…
The original intent was to make the process slow and hard to…
trusteeship - (is a legal term which, in its broadest sense,…
House- You must be a resident in the state that you are runni…
Congressmen&women... ... Money - make much more than the average…
Identify the structures of the America…
The original intent was to make the process slow and hard to…
Differentiate the difference between:…
trusteeship - (is a legal term which, in its broadest sense,…
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AP Government Unit 5, Congress
Power of the Purse
Bicameral
Logrolling
Oversight
The influence that legislatures have over public policy becau…
A two house legislature; used in the United States system; th…
The practice of exchanging favors by reciprocal voting for ea…
The review, monitoring, and supervision of federal agencies,…
Power of the Purse
The influence that legislatures have over public policy becau…
Bicameral
A two house legislature; used in the United States system; th…
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AP Government Unit 5: Congress
Appropriations Committee
Casework
Cloture
Standing Committees
The committee that is responsible for passing appropriations…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
A process in parliamentary procedure aimed at bringing debate…
Separate subject-matter committees in each house of Congress…
Appropriations Committee
The committee that is responsible for passing appropriations…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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AP Government Unit 5: Congress Vocabulary
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Baker v. Carr
Wesberry v. Sanders
The process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
The process of reallocating Congressional districts within st…
Charles W. Baker and other Tennessee citizens alleged that a…
James P. Wesberry, Jr. filed a suit against the Governor of G…
Reapportionment
The process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
Redistricting
The process of reallocating Congressional districts within st…
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ap government unit 5-5 congress
americans with disabilities act of 1990
bi- partisan campaign finance reform act
civil rights act of 1964
clean air act of 1970
Passed by Congress in 1991, this act banned discrimination ag…
An U.S federal election that amended the Federal Election Cam…
1964; banned discrimination in public acomodations, prohibite…
The law that charged the Department of Transportation with th…
americans with disabilities act of 1990
Passed by Congress in 1991, this act banned discrimination ag…
bi- partisan campaign finance reform act
An U.S federal election that amended the Federal Election Cam…
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Unit 5 Review Congress AP Government
What is "cloture motion"? Which chambe…
Congressional districts are drawn by w…
How is incumbency different for Senato…
What is the Rules Committee? Which cha…
Senate; a procedural move in which a supermajority of 60 sena…
the state legislature
House has more of an advantage
-one of the most important committees in the House, which dec…
What is "cloture motion"? Which chambe…
Senate; a procedural move in which a supermajority of 60 sena…
Congressional districts are drawn by w…
the state legislature
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Gov9 Unit 5 Leg Branch Congress Expressed and Implied powers
To borrow money
To declare war
To regulate foreign and interstate com…
To make all laws necessary and proper
Expressed
Expressed
Expressed
Expressed
To borrow money
Expressed
To declare war
Expressed
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AP gov unit 5: congress
appropriations committee
casework
cloture
standing committee
the passage, by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the a…
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
A rule used by senate to end or limit debate
a permanent committee in the House or Senate that considers b…
appropriations committee
the passage, by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the a…
casework
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
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ap gov unit 5: congress
appropriations committee
casework
cloture
standing committee
the passage, by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the a…
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
A rule used by senate to end or limit debate
a permanent committee in the House or Senate that considers b…
appropriations committee
the passage, by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the a…
casework
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
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AP Gov Unit 5: Congress
apportionment
gerrymandering
how many people are needed in a distri…
redistricting
distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
drawing districts to keep a party in favor, unfairly
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practice of redrawing district lines
apportionment
distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
gerrymandering
drawing districts to keep a party in favor, unfairly
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Government Unit 5: Congress
How many representatives are in the Ho…
What are the qualifications needed to…
Terms of office for members of the House
Census
435 members
- At least 25 years old... - A citizen of the U.S. for 7 years... -…
- 2 year terms... - Elections in November... - Begin term January 3rd
Population count which happens every 10 years
How many representatives are in the Ho…
435 members
What are the qualifications needed to…
- At least 25 years old... - A citizen of the U.S. for 7 years... -…
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Government- Unit 5 (Congress)
Interest groups
Pluralist
Elitism
Hyper pluralist
An organization of people with shared goals who try to achiev…
Like the fact that there are so many interest groups ... They sa…
Believe that most interest groups are insignificant do to lac…
Government tries to advance all Groups
Interest groups
An organization of people with shared goals who try to achiev…
Pluralist
Like the fact that there are so many interest groups ... They sa…
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Unit 5 - Congress - Government
Bicameral Legislature
Session
Census
Reapportionment
a legislature with two houses, or chambers
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
a population count
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
Bicameral Legislature
a legislature with two houses, or chambers
Session
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
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Government unit 5 - Congress
-to make laws... -oversight of gov't func…
Bicameral body
House of reps
Senate
purposes of Congress
Congress (two chambers)
-representation equal for POPULATION... -represents LOCAL concerns
-representation equal for STATES... -represents STATE concerns
-to make laws... -oversight of gov't func…
purposes of Congress
Bicameral body
Congress (two chambers)
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GOVERNMENT UNIT 5: Powers of Congress
EXPRESSED POWERS
IMPLIED POWERS
ELASTIC CLAUSE
IMPEACH
Powers that are written in the Constitution and given to Cong…
Powers that are NOT written in the Constitution, but which ar…
A power written in the Constitution that states Congress can…
To accuse a government official of wrongdoing.
EXPRESSED POWERS
Powers that are written in the Constitution and given to Cong…
IMPLIED POWERS
Powers that are NOT written in the Constitution, but which ar…
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AP Gov: Congress (Unit 5)
appropriations
baker v. carr
casework
caucus (congressional)
money granted by congress or to a state legislature for a spe…
"one man, one vote", ordered state legislative districts to b…
activities of members of congress that helps constituents as…
an association for members of congress created to advocate a…
appropriations
money granted by congress or to a state legislature for a spe…
baker v. carr
"one man, one vote", ordered state legislative districts to b…
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Congress: Unit 5 AP GOV
agenda setting
apportionment
political committee
calendar
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
the determination of legislative district boundaries as a res…
once bills are introduced they are referred to an appropriate…
5 for house/ 2 for senate- in order for a bill to be debated…
agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
apportionment
the determination of legislative district boundaries as a res…
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AP Gov Unit 5: Congress
staff agencies
CRS
GAO
CBO
do the legwork Congress needs to write legislation
Congressional Research Service- (library of Congress) 900 sta…
General Accounting Office -auditive branch of the government,…
Congressional Budget Office -basically the government's econo…
staff agencies
do the legwork Congress needs to write legislation
CRS
Congressional Research Service- (library of Congress) 900 sta…
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AP Gov Unit 5: Congress
apportionment
gerrymandering
how many people are needed in a distri…
redistricting
distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
drawing districts to keep a party in favor, unfairly
710,000
practice of redrawing district lines
apportionment
distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
gerrymandering
drawing districts to keep a party in favor, unfairly
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AP Gov Unit 5-Congress
logrolling
Bicameral
Christmas Tree Bill
Closed Rule
An agreement by two or more lawmakers to support each other's…
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A bill that has many riders
an order from the House Rules Committee that sets a time limi…
logrolling
An agreement by two or more lawmakers to support each other's…
Bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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AP Gov Unit 5 Congress
bicameral legislature
committee on the whole
caucus
rules committee
government body with two houses/ chambers. "upper house" (the…
used by House to act more informally, quickly, with less vote…
meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members…
committee of House of Rep. instead of focusing on specific ar…
bicameral legislature
government body with two houses/ chambers. "upper house" (the…
committee on the whole
used by House to act more informally, quickly, with less vote…
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Mr Kelly Valley Government - Unit 5: Congress
Constituents
Apportionment
Appropriation
Impeachment
A resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
An action by the House of Representatives to accuse the presi…
Constituents
A resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
Apportionment
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
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AP Gov Unit 5 Congress
The "saucer and cup" concept
Session of Congress
Term of Congress
Advantages to being an incumbent
(WA asked Jeff. why did we create a senate?)... The senate = the…
starts Jan. 3rd and has no specific end. 1 per year, 2 sessio…
2yrs., time between inauguration (jan. 3rd) and next inaug.
Gerrymandering, credit claiming, name recognition, PAC contri…
The "saucer and cup" concept
(WA asked Jeff. why did we create a senate?)... The senate = the…
Session of Congress
starts Jan. 3rd and has no specific end. 1 per year, 2 sessio…
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Gov9 Unit 5 Leg Branch - Some Members of Congress
Senior Senator for Minnesota
Junior Senator for Minnesota
Representative for west Edina
Representative for east Edina
Amy Klobuchar (D)
Al Franken (D)
Erik Paulsen (R)
Keith Ellison (D)
Senior Senator for Minnesota
Amy Klobuchar (D)
Junior Senator for Minnesota
Al Franken (D)
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AP Gov Unit 5 Congress
Baker vs. Carr
Wesberry vs. Sanders
Reynolds vs. Sims
Term
U.S. Supreme Court case that made redistricting justiciable,…
U.S. Supreme Court case that decided that federal districts m…
U.S. Supreme Court case that said that state legislative dist…
Period of Congress that begins on Jan 3rd of every odd-number…
Baker vs. Carr
U.S. Supreme Court case that made redistricting justiciable,…
Wesberry vs. Sanders
U.S. Supreme Court case that decided that federal districts m…
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Government Unit 5: Congress & Special Interests
interest group
disturbance theory
Public interest group
Economic interest group
an organized group that tires to influence public policy
Political scientist David B. Truman's theory that interest gr…
An organization that seeks a collective good that will not se…
A group with the primary purpose of promoting the financial i…
interest group
an organized group that tires to influence public policy
disturbance theory
Political scientist David B. Truman's theory that interest gr…
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Unit V Congress-AP Government
Bicameral
What is the House based on?
What is the Senate based on?
What are the requirements for the House?
Two house legislature
Population... *435 people... *2 year term
2 per state... *100 people... *6 year term
25 years old, citizen for 7 years, live in state
Bicameral
Two house legislature
What is the House based on?
Population... *435 people... *2 year term
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AP Unit 5 Congress Test Review
Standing
limit the president's authority to com…
Controlling an executive agency's annu…
gerrymandering
Which of the following types of committee deals with broad ar…
Congress adopted the War Powers Resolution to
Congress is most likely to exert oversight of the executive b…
Establishing the boundaries of United States congressional di…
Standing
Which of the following types of committee deals with broad ar…
limit the president's authority to com…
Congress adopted the War Powers Resolution to
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Gov9 Unit 5 Leg Branch Congress Expressed and Implied powers
To borrow money
To declare war
To regulate foreign and interstate com…
To make all laws necessary and proper
Expressed
Expressed
Expressed
Expressed
To borrow money
Expressed
To declare war
Expressed
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AP Government: Unit 5 Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
AP Government - Unit 3 | Congress
Powers of Congress (Art. 1, Sec. 8)
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
1) lay and collect taxes, duties, imports, excises... 2) borrow…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Powers of Congress (Art. 1, Sec. 8)
1) lay and collect taxes, duties, imports, excises... 2) borrow…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
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Combo with "Unit 5- leg/congress-COMMITTEES" and 1 other
select committees
conference committees
pigeonholed
discharge petition
temporary committees organized in each house for some special…
temporary, include members from the committees of the two hou…
(committees will sometimes refuse to vote a bill out, hoping…
parliamentary mechanism to force a bill out of committee for…
select committees
temporary committees organized in each house for some special…
conference committees
temporary, include members from the committees of the two hou…
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AP GOVERNMENT CONGRESS UNIT
bicameral legislature
caucus (congressional)
Committee of the Whole
closed rule
A legislative assembly composed of two separate houses, such…
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
A device used in the House of Representatives to expedite the…
Limitation imposed by the Rules Committee of the House of Rep…
bicameral legislature
A legislative assembly composed of two separate houses, such…
caucus (congressional)
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
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AP GOV Unit 5: Congress & Budget
Caucus
Committee of the Whole
Filibuster
Gerrymander
a system for selecting convention delegates used in about a d…
a device used in the House of Representatives to expedite the…
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Drawing congressional district lines in a bizarre or unusual…
Caucus
a system for selecting convention delegates used in about a d…
Committee of the Whole
a device used in the House of Representatives to expedite the…
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AP Government Congress Unit
Bicameral
Apportionment
Reapportionment
Congressional Districting
bicameral legislature a legislature divided into two houses;…
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
The area that a member of the House represents
Bicameral
bicameral legislature a legislature divided into two houses;…
Apportionment
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
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AP Government: Congress Unit
Incumbency
Advantages of Incumbents
Franking Privilege
Standing Committee
The fact that being in office helps a candidate stay in offic…
Advertising (they already have visibility), credit claiming (…
The ability of members to mail letters to their constituents…
A committee to which proposed bills are referred.
Incumbency
The fact that being in office helps a candidate stay in offic…
Advantages of Incumbents
Advertising (they already have visibility), credit claiming (…
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AP GOV Unit 5 CONGRESS FRQ
Define Expressed powers and give an ex…
Define Implied powers and give an exam…
Define Non-legislative powers and give…
Explain the issue in McCulloch v. Mary…
Powers that are actually written out in Article 1 of the cons…
Powers that congress is implied to have to help them carry ou…
Powers that are found in the constitution that give congress…
Maryland attempts to tax the federal bank
Define Expressed powers and give an ex…
Powers that are actually written out in Article 1 of the cons…
Define Implied powers and give an exam…
Powers that congress is implied to have to help them carry ou…
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AP Government- Congress Unit
Bicameral
Apportionment
Reapportionment
Congressional Districting
legislative body with two branches
to distribute or allocate proportionally
the redistribution of representation in a legislative body
the process of an electoral constituency electing a single me…
Bicameral
legislative body with two branches
Apportionment
to distribute or allocate proportionally
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AP Gov Unit 5 Congress and Presidency
Seniority
Parliament
Organizational View
Conservative Coalition
the system under which committee chairs are awarded to member…
an assembly of party representatives that chooses a governmen…
explanation of congressional voting which suggests members of…
An alliance of conservative Democrats with Republicans for vo…
Seniority
the system under which committee chairs are awarded to member…
Parliament
an assembly of party representatives that chooses a governmen…
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ap government unit 5
Judicial review
Statutory laws
defendants
plaintiffs
power of the courts, especially the Supreme Court, to declare…
laws made by act of Congress or the state legislatures, as op…
parties against whom a criminal or civil suit is brought; the…
parties initiating suits and claiming damages. In criminal ca…
Judicial review
power of the courts, especially the Supreme Court, to declare…
Statutory laws
laws made by act of Congress or the state legislatures, as op…
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AP Government Unit 5
Unitary
Confederation
Federalism
Expressed Powers
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
powers directly stated in the constitution
Unitary
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
Confederation
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
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AP Government Unit 4: Congress
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Malapportionment
Gerrymandering
The redistribution of congressional seats among the states am…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
the drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
Reapportionment
The redistribution of congressional seats among the states am…
Redistricting
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
32 terms
Government Unit 5: Part 1- Congress
(The senate as a) "Continuous body"
Reapportionment act of 1929
Reapportionment
Redistricting
senate is 1 of 2 houses of continuous body
set number of members in house at 435
seats in house divided between states; shift representation t…
redrawing of election district boundaries
(The senate as a) "Continuous body"
senate is 1 of 2 houses of continuous body
Reapportionment act of 1929
set number of members in house at 435
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Ap Gov and Pol Unit 5: Congress
Congressional approval ratings-
Gridlock
Hyper partisanship-
Article 1 of the Constitution-
This is needed before the Department of Defense can spend mon…
the inability of the government to act because rival parties…
"A sharply polarized situation in which political parties are…
Defines the structure of Congress and powers given to it
Congressional approval ratings-
This is needed before the Department of Defense can spend mon…
Gridlock
the inability of the government to act because rival parties…
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AP Government: Unit 5 Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
71 terms
AP Government: Unit 5 Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
8 terms
unit 5 ap gov - leg branch
congress is composed of...
qualifications for the house (3)
house term
qualifications for senate
the house and senate
25 yrs, 7yrs citizen, be from state u rep
2 yrs
30 yrs, 9 yrs citizen, be from state u rep
congress is composed of...
the house and senate
qualifications for the house (3)
25 yrs, 7yrs citizen, be from state u rep
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AP Gov Congress and Social Policy (Unit 5)
responsibilities of Congress
Congress Explicit Powers
Congress Implied Powers
Senate Special Powers
1. serve and help their constituents... 2. make laws... 3. conduct…
2. raise/borrow money... 3. regulate commerce... 4. unify and expan…
1. Necessary and proper clause
1. Confirmation power... 2.ratify treaties
responsibilities of Congress
1. serve and help their constituents... 2. make laws... 3. conduct…
Congress Explicit Powers
2. raise/borrow money... 3. regulate commerce... 4. unify and expan…
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AP Government Unit 5: Bureaucracy
bureaucracy
iron triangle
spoils system
laissez-faire
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials…
A close relationship between an agency, a congressional commi…
The practice of giving jobs to loyal party workers.... This patr…
A freely competitive economy... It is the reason why our govern…
bureaucracy
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials…
iron triangle
A close relationship between an agency, a congressional commi…
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Unit 5 AP Government Vocabulary
Entitlements
Client Politics
Deregulation
Pork Barrel
Benefits to which every eligible person has a legal right and…
A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everybo…
The lifting of restrictions on business, industry, and profes…
is a name given to projects that Members of Congress sponsor…
Entitlements
Benefits to which every eligible person has a legal right and…
Client Politics
A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everybo…
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