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Unformatted text preview: a solution II. More on Committees A. Specialization • People assigned to committees based on what they’re experts at • They’re expected to remain experts on subject B. Reciprocity • The idea of if one person gives, the other gives back • “We’ll listen to you, but then you have to listen to us.” • This is why committees work so well, because they dominate Congress C. Committee Chairs • Whichever party is in charge of Congress controls every committee chair 1. example – this year, since Democrats control Congress, every chair is a democrat. • Important because committee chairs have so much power...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course POLS 2311 taught by Professor Ignagni during the Spring '08 term at UT Arlington.
- Spring '08