Unformatted text preview: in their district • Protectionist comes after being elected a number of times and wish to coast in terms of your responsibilities to home and really focus on legislative matters • 3 types of committees, reelection committees, ideological committees, and power committees o Reelection committees help members of Congress make a difference to their home state in order to make members look better o Ideological committees deal with divisive partisan issues and attract members who are hard-core o Power committees are harder to get on to and many must wait a number of terms before they are able to move onto a power committee. These committees deal with extremely powerful interests...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course POL 0011 taught by Professor Glaser during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.
- Spring '08
- American Politics