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Chapter 12 Local Government
Board
Ordinances
Municipality
Utilities
Group of people who manage the business of an organization
Local Laws
Government that serves people who live in an urban area
Services needed by the public, such as water, gas, and electr…
Board
Group of people who manage the business of an organization
Ordinances
Local Laws
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Chapter 12 Government
The Texas Supreme Court's decision in…
Which of the following statements rega…
Which ideology reflected the public po…
The Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimin…
Undue reliance upon property taxes to fund public education v…
The policies of the national government influence Texas, but…
Conservative ideology
Required Texas schools to adopt a number of policies that wou…
The Texas Supreme Court's decision in…
Undue reliance upon property taxes to fund public education v…
Which of the following statements rega…
The policies of the national government influence Texas, but…
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AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Gatekeeper
Associated Press
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
Role of the media which involves influencing what subjects be…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
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Government Vocab - Chapter 12
Opinions
Writ of certiorari
Per curiam opinion
Brief
Written statements by justices on cases they have heard (majo…
An order from the Supreme Court to a lower court to send reco…
The courts decision without consulting new information
A written statement giving legal arguments to support a case…
Opinions
Written statements by justices on cases they have heard (majo…
Writ of certiorari
An order from the Supreme Court to a lower court to send reco…
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Government - Chapter 12
12 amendment
head of state chief executive
civil service
appointment power
1804 - that specifies the separate election for the president…
the role of the president as ceremonial head of the government
a collective term for the body of employees working for the g…
the authority vested in the president to fill a government of…
12 amendment
1804 - that specifies the separate election for the president…
head of state chief executive
the role of the president as ceremonial head of the government
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Government Alive! Chapter 12
Congressional Page
Seniority Rule
Legislative Hearing
Markup Session
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand-runn…
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
A meeting of lawmakers to hear testimony and gather informati…
A meeting of a legislative committee at which members amend,…
Congressional Page
A high school junior who works as a messenger and errand-runn…
Seniority Rule
The tradition that a congressional committee member's seniori…
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Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses.
incumbents
Those already holding office.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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chapter 12 American government
incumbent
franking privilege
casework
committee system
the person who currently holds an office
the benefit enjoyed by members of Congress of free postage to…
the help given individual constituents by congressional staff
the division of the legislative workload among several congre…
incumbent
the person who currently holds an office
franking privilege
the benefit enjoyed by members of Congress of free postage to…
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Chapter 12 Government Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen by…
presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the VP of the US
member of the US Senate, or of the upper house of a State's l…
closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
Speaker of the House
presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen by…
President of the Senate
presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the VP of the US
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Government- Congress Chapter 12
party caucus
party whips
seniority rule
"date" of new Congress
A meeting of the members of a party in the House or senate to…
a member of the Senate/House who is chosen by his/her party c…
A legislative practice that assigns the chair of a committee…
...
party caucus
A meeting of the members of a party in the House or senate to…
party whips
a member of the Senate/House who is chosen by his/her party c…
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Government Chapter 12
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the Vice President t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break in at he Democrati…
22nd Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
25th Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the Vice President t…
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Government Chapter 12
Which of the following did the framers…
The foremost attraction for the job of…
Which of the following is NOT one of t…
________ privileges refer to the free…
Congress
the power to make key public policy decisions.
subsidized housing in the Virginia or Maryland suburbs of D.C.
Franking
Which of the following did the framers…
Congress
The foremost attraction for the job of…
the power to make key public policy decisions.
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Chapter 12 Congress Government
nuclear option
congressional research service (CRS)
government accountability office
standing committee
a parliamentary procedure that allows the U.S. senate to over…
the library for congress, provides nonpartisan research, anal…
a government agency that provides auditing, evaluation and in…
a select committee in each house of congress that handle bill…
nuclear option
a parliamentary procedure that allows the U.S. senate to over…
congressional research service (CRS)
the library for congress, provides nonpartisan research, anal…
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U.S. Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Caucus
Both the elected presiding officer of the house and the ackno…
Senate's presiding officer, is not a member of the body over…
Presiding officer who serves in the vice presidents absence.
Closed meeting of the members of each party in each house.
Speaker of the House
Both the elected presiding officer of the house and the ackno…
President of the Senate
Senate's presiding officer, is not a member of the body over…
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Government: Chapter 12 Concepts
Compare public bureaucracies to privat…
Compare the three bureaucratic models…
How does the US bureaucratic system co…
What has caused an increase to the siz…
As has been suggested, public bureaucracies are like private…
1. Weberian Model- Hierarchy Lethargy ... 2. Acquisitive Model-…
The federal bureaucracy in the US can self govern more than i…
The largest growth of the bureaucracy in American history cam…
Compare public bureaucracies to privat…
As has been suggested, public bureaucracies are like private…
Compare the three bureaucratic models…
1. Weberian Model- Hierarchy Lethargy ... 2. Acquisitive Model-…
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Government Alive! Chapter 12
standing committee
subcommittee
joint committees
appropriations
permanent committee of legislators from either the House or S…
small legislative committee within a larger, standing committ…
permanent committee of legislators from both the House and th…
funds allocated by a legislature for a stated purpose as part…
standing committee
permanent committee of legislators from either the House or S…
subcommittee
small legislative committee within a larger, standing committ…
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Chapter 12 (AP Government)
Twenty-Second Amendment
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the democrat…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
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Chapter 12-Government
Standing... Select or Special... Joint... Subco…
26... Agriculture, Small Business... 1st... Way…
20... Appropriations Committee... Seapower C…
Debate... Speaker... 100... Amendments... Senate
Types of Congressional Committees:... ____________- permanent... __…
In the House:... ____ Permanent Committees... Representative Trent…
In the Senate:... ____ Standing Committees... Thad Cochran is chair…
In the House:... Committee of the Whole House... Used to take up___…
Standing... Select or Special... Joint... Subco…
Types of Congressional Committees:... ____________- permanent... __…
26... Agriculture, Small Business... 1st... Way…
In the House:... ____ Permanent Committees... Representative Trent…
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government chapter 12
Bureaucracy
Chain of command
implementation
Regulation
departments,agencies, bureaus, and offices that perform the f…
hierarchical structure of authority in which command flows do…
development by federal bureaucracy of procedures and activiti…
development be federal bureaucracy of formal rules for implem…
Bureaucracy
departments,agencies, bureaus, and offices that perform the f…
Chain of command
hierarchical structure of authority in which command flows do…
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Government Chapter 12
Amicus Curiae
Briefs
Chief Justice
Civil Law
Literally, "friend of the court"; individuals or groups who a…
Written Documents in which attorneys explain, using case prec…
Justice on the Supreme Court who presides over the Court's pu…
The branch of law that deals with disputes that do not involv…
Amicus Curiae
Literally, "friend of the court"; individuals or groups who a…
Briefs
Written Documents in which attorneys explain, using case prec…
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AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Gatekeeper
Associated Press
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
Role of the media which involves influencing what subjects be…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
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Government chapter 12
a standing committee is a
the main job of the House rules commit…
select committees are set up for a
the main job of standing committees is…
permanent group
screen each bill before it can reach the floor of the House
specific purpose for a limited time
conduct investigations
a standing committee is a
permanent group
the main job of the House rules commit…
screen each bill before it can reach the floor of the House
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Chapter 12 : Government
Electorate
Recall
Purpose of Elections
Mandate
The citizens eligible to vote
Election where voters can remove the incumbent from office ea…
To confirm popular sovereignty and to fill positions
Incumbent says it is a call from the people to carry out the…
Electorate
The citizens eligible to vote
Recall
Election where voters can remove the incumbent from office ea…
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Government Chapter 12
JOINT COMMITTEE
pocket veto
concurrent resolutions
conference committee
COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES
the process in which if Congress adjourns its session within…
deal with matters in which the house and senate must act join…
a temporary, joint body created to iron out differences in a…
JOINT COMMITTEE
COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES
pocket veto
the process in which if Congress adjourns its session within…
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Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
the member of the United States Senate, or of the upper house…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also c…
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
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Government Chapter 12
bill
cloture
party caucus
pigeonhole
a proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
a rule in the Senate for limiting debate
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
bill
a proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
cloture
a rule in the Senate for limiting debate
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Chapter 12: Government
Preside
Quorum
Speaker of the House
President pro tempore
To act in the role of chairperson
A minimum number of members required to business
The electing presiding officer of the House and the acknowled…
One who serves in the Vice President's absence
Preside
To act in the role of chairperson
Quorum
A minimum number of members required to business
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Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House, chosen by and from the ma…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
the member of the U.S. senate of of the upper house of a stat…
a closed meeting of a party's House of Senate members, also c…
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House, chosen by and from the ma…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
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Government in America Chapter 12: The Presidency
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the VP to become act…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, th…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the DNC head…
22nd Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
25th Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the VP to become act…
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Government: Chapter 12 Concepts
Compare public bureaucracies to privat…
Compare the three bureaucratic models…
How does the US bureaucratic system co…
What has caused an increase to the siz…
As has been suggested, public bureaucracies are like private…
1. Weberian Model- Hierarchy Lethargy ... 2. Acquisitive Model-…
The federal bureaucracy in the US can self govern more than i…
The largest growth of the bureaucracy in American history cam…
Compare public bureaucracies to privat…
As has been suggested, public bureaucracies are like private…
Compare the three bureaucratic models…
1. Weberian Model- Hierarchy Lethargy ... 2. Acquisitive Model-…
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Government Chapter 12 - VOCAB
writ of certiorari
per curiam opinion
brief
amicus curiae
order from the Supreme court to a lower court to send up the…
brief unsigned statement of a Supreme court decision
written statement setting forth the legal arguments, relevant…
Latin for "friend of the court"; written brief from an indivi…
writ of certiorari
order from the Supreme court to a lower court to send up the…
per curiam opinion
brief unsigned statement of a Supreme court decision
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US/VA Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Floor Leaders
The leading officer of the House of Reps, chosen by and from…
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
The member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the VP i…
Political party leaders in Congress
Speaker of the House
The leading officer of the House of Reps, chosen by and from…
President of the Senate
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
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AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bill
cloture
concurrent resolution
conference committees
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
A procedure used in the senate to limit debate on a bill (end…
An expression of opinion without the force of law that requir…
congressional committees formed when the Senate and the House…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
cloture
A procedure used in the senate to limit debate on a bill (end…
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Chapter 12 government
writ of Certiorari
Per Curiam Opinion
Brief
Amicus Curiae
An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up…
A brief, unsigned court opinion.
A written statement by an attorney that summarizes a case and…
A brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
writ of Certiorari
An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up…
Per Curiam Opinion
A brief, unsigned court opinion.
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Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
the presiding officer of a senate; in congress, the vice pres…
the member of the US Senate or of the upper house of a senate…
a closed meeting of a party's house or senate members; also c…
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in congress, the vice pres…
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Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
president of the Senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
both the elected presiding officer of the House and acknowled…
Senate's presiding officer
serves as president of the Senate in the vice president's abs…
a closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
both the elected presiding officer of the House and acknowled…
president of the Senate
Senate's presiding officer
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Government in America: Chapter 12 Congress
Franking Privilege
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
The ability of members of Congress to mail letters to their c…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses/chambers. The U.S Congr…
Franking Privilege
The ability of members of Congress to mail letters to their c…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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Government- Congress Chapter 12
party caucus
party whips
seniority rule
"date" of new Congress
A meeting of the members of a party in the House or senate to…
a member of the Senate/House who is chosen by his/her party c…
A legislative practice that assigns the chair of a committee…
...
party caucus
A meeting of the members of a party in the House or senate to…
party whips
a member of the Senate/House who is chosen by his/her party c…
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Chapter 12 - Governing the States
The qualifications to be a governor
In most states, the governors
The Governor is
As Chief Executive, the governor
1. Must be a U.S. Citizen... 2. Must have lived in the state for…
serve four year terms
the head of the state executive branch
1. Carry's out state laws... 2. Draws up the budget
The qualifications to be a governor
1. Must be a U.S. Citizen... 2. Must have lived in the state for…
In most states, the governors
serve four year terms
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government chapter 12 review
The vast majority of cases heard by th…
This is an order from the Court to sen…
This is a written statement setting fo…
One or more justices who agree with th…
as appeals from lower court decisions
writ of certiorari
brief
concurring opinion
The vast majority of cases heard by th…
as appeals from lower court decisions
This is an order from the Court to sen…
writ of certiorari
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government chapter 12
opening day in the house
opening day in the senate
state of the union message
unwritten custom
no rules, no members, and no organization until ceremonies ar…
short and routine- swear in new members (34 at most) - 16 sta…
president reports on the state of the nation in terms of dome…
provides that the most important posts will be held by member…
opening day in the house
no rules, no members, and no organization until ceremonies ar…
opening day in the senate
short and routine- swear in new members (34 at most) - 16 sta…
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AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
incumbent
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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Government- Congress Chapter 12
party caucus
party whips
seniority rule
"date" of new Congress
A meeting of the members of a party in the House or senate to…
a member of the Senate/House who is chosen by his/her party c…
A legislative practice that assigns the chair of a committee…
Jan. 3, 2015
party caucus
A meeting of the members of a party in the House or senate to…
party whips
a member of the Senate/House who is chosen by his/her party c…
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government chapter 12
Alexander Hamilton said...
Bureaucracy
what does a bureaucracy do?
Bureaucrats
"The true test of a good government is its aptitude and tende…
refers to an administrative system in which agencies perform…
Implements laws and programs within the Executive branch
civil servants dedicate to the details of administrative proc…
Alexander Hamilton said...
"The true test of a good government is its aptitude and tende…
Bureaucracy
refers to an administrative system in which agencies perform…
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Government chapter 12
bicameral
speaker
majority leader
minority leader
containing two chambers, as does a legislature such as the U.…
The presiding officer of the house of Representatives; normal…
title used for the speakers chief lieutenant in the Senate. C…
leader of the minority party who coordinates the minority's a…
bicameral
containing two chambers, as does a legislature such as the U.…
speaker
The presiding officer of the house of Representatives; normal…
Government Chapter 12
defendant
misdemeanors
peremptory challenge
common law
the party the suit is filed against
petty larceny and other minor crimes
allows an attorney to reject a juror without explanation
body of law based on decisions made in earlier court cases; i…
defendant
the party the suit is filed against
misdemeanors
petty larceny and other minor crimes
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Government- Chapter 12
committee chairmen
seniority rule
standing committees
select committee
those members who head the standing committees in each chambe…
provides that the most important posts in both the formal and…
permanent panels to which all similar bills could be sent
panels set up for some specific purpose and most often for a…
committee chairmen
those members who head the standing committees in each chambe…
seniority rule
provides that the most important posts in both the formal and…
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Chapter 12 The Media and Cyberspace (Government)
Negative Campaign
Advertising
Attack Ads
Issue Ads
The act of attacking an opposing candidate's platform, past p…
Any paid form of communication through mass media directed at…
A subspecies of negative ads, especially savage in criticizin…
Ads that focus on issues and do not explicitly encourage citi…
Negative Campaign
The act of attacking an opposing candidate's platform, past p…
Advertising
Any paid form of communication through mass media directed at…
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Government: Chapter 12
Political Party
National Committee
National Party Convention
party professionalism
A group of candidates and elected officials organized under a…
officials who oversee the operation of their party nationwide
the meeting where the party formally nominates its presidenti…
a person who works directly for the party, is loyal to its go…
Political Party
A group of candidates and elected officials organized under a…
National Committee
officials who oversee the operation of their party nationwide
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Chapter 12 Government Test
Position of Dean
2 non-member jobs
1. Speaker of the house... 2. Majority le…
Whip Check
Swears in members of House
Clerk, doorkeeper
1. Paul Ryan... 2. Kevin McCarthy... 3. Nancy Pelosi
polls members to see how they will vote
Position of Dean
Swears in members of House
2 non-member jobs
Clerk, doorkeeper
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