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Congress I. Representation in Theory II. Comparative Perspective III. How Representative is congress? I. Representation in Theory Madison o Fed 51- Congress primary way we get what we want is through Congress Legislative supposed to be most representative Congress --- Presidency --- Courts in order of power in Constitution Article one most detailed What were they intended to do and what do they do now? II. Comparative Perspective Divided Governemnet o One control congress, one control presidency o Other systems----whoever has legislative branch chooses president o Possibility of 2 power structures o Non-divided much clearer Frequent elections o British- max can go is 5 years Nothing set Can go to early election o US- every 2 years an election House and 1/3 senate How strong Congress is o First formed to put limits on march- other gov. o Formed in opposite way- US gov. 2 houses in Congress
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