chapter 7 review

chapter 7 review - Congress a. attitudinal view of...

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Congress a. attitudinal view of representation- A theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes that members vote on the basis of their own beliefs because the array of conflicting pressures on members cancel one another out. b. bicameral legislature- A lawmaking body composed of two chambers or parts. c. closed rule- A rule issued by the Rules Committee that does not allow a bill to be amended on the House floor. d. cloture- A Senate rule offering a means for stopping a filibuster e. conservative coalition- an alliance of conservative Democrats with Republicans for voting purposes. f. discharge petition-. A means by which the House can remove a bill stalled in committee g. filibuster A means by which senators can extend debate on a bill in order to prevent or delay its consideration. h. organizational view of representation -The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes that members make voting decisions in order to please fellow members and obtain their goodwill. i. parliament- An assembly of party representatives that chooses a government and discusses major national issues. j. party vote- The extent to which members of a party vote together in the House or the Senate.
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 1120 taught by Professor Grigg during the Spring '08 term at UNO.

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