plsxm2 - When you consider that only 1:20 bills become law...

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When you consider that only 1:20 bills become law it makes you realize how difficult the process is and how partisan politics plays a major role. Now Democrats have majority in both houses it is somewhat easier for their bills and very difficult for Republicans. Explain how Partisan Politics plays a role in process; explain what Republican can do to get their bills considered or to try preventing Democratic bill from getting through. In order for a Bill to become a law it must pass both Houses in identical form. That means that both the House version and the Senate version must eventually match. Only 150 bills make it through out of approximately 5000 bills submitted. Currently, because the Democrats hold the majority of the seats in both houses they can almost be assured of getting their way. There are a few measures and tactics that the Republicans can use but very few. One thing that Republicans can do is to get a Democrat to co-author a Bill. The author of a bill is the person who actually writes the Bill. Other than that, the President cannot actually submit
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2008 for the course PLS 201 taught by Professor Markwilliam during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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