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19:23 Key Terms: gerrymander presidential coattail filibuster committees subcommittees—further specialized candidate centered party centered 1.  What constitutional powers are granted to congress? House:  impose taxes coin and borrow money declare war regulate interstate commerce override presidential veto Senate:  approve presidential appointees impeach judicial and cabinet confirmations  (previously senators were appointed by state legislatures—resulting change necessary and proper clause—flexible over time-Congress can expand role and  power) 2.  What’s the difference b/w candidate centered and party centered? candidate centered: 
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focused on local and personal/individual issues to be reelected does not necessarily comply with party goals—puts personal goals over party  goals smaller issues that are recognized by voters increased with ticket-splitting party centered:  party members have common goals that they wish to achieve together
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course PS 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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