Legislative Proces3

Legislative Proces3 - -whip, deputy whip, regional whip,...

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Legislative Process March 24, 2008 -four free standing whip systems in Congress -one for each party and each house -whip -whip notices; lays out what the agenda will be -critical in gathering headcounts of members -zone representatives -counts where people are on issue -regional whips -deputy and such -appointed by leadership on republican side not on democratic -senate set up it smaller
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Unformatted text preview: -whip, deputy whip, regional whip, maybe one or two assistance-decision about whether party priority-possibility of unified party-increase in counts over time-more elaborate congress, statesmen have more functions-why decrease in democratic counts-Tip ONeal -opened up amendment process-taking a walk-or vote with leadership when needed...
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