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Unformatted text preview: (federal spending with a zip code) (Earmarks) 5. Campaign Funds Incumbents almost always raise more money than the challenger Congressional Functions 1. Lawmaking 2. Service to the Constituents i.e. pork 3. Represent the constituents Delegate Theory - Act or vote according to the views of the constituents Trustee Theory - Act or vote according to their own conciounce or judgement 4....
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- Government, United States Congress, Washington, D.C., United States House of Representatives, Casework Incumbent, Safe seat elections, Incumbency Rate U.S.