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Unformatted text preview: 14. How is the speaker of the house selected? a. A 15. Recorded vote in house of reps. a. Members vote electronically and the position of each is noted and published in the Congressional Record. 16. Senate majority leader 17. Filibuster a. 18. Cloture a. To cut off debate on changes in senate rules, a vote of two-thirds of the senators present is still required. 19. Standing-committee a. Permanent committees that consider bills and conduct hearings and investigations. 20. Select committee 21. Joint committee 22. General accounting office 23. Over-written veto a. 24. Legislative veto a. A provision of law in which congress asserts the power to override or strike down an action by the executive branch...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course PS 110 taught by Professor Cross during the Spring '08 term at Grand Rapids Community College.
- Spring '08