Political Science 1301Exam 2 Fall 2007

Political Science 1301Exam 2 Fall 2007 - Political Science...

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Political Science 1301 Fall 2007 Study Questions Examination 2 Congress 1. President Bush noted this past week that Congress has not sent him any of the 13 appropriations bills that comprise the national budget. This pattern of budgeting has plagued Congress and the President for some thirty years. Why has this been the general pattern despite the various reforms that were enacted in the Budget and Impoundment Act of 1974. What are some of the implications of this pattern of budgeting? 2. The relationships between the Congress and other federal institutions are continually changing. In the formative period of our nation, the dominant view was that of “legislative supremacy,” but today, those interested in constitutional structures are concerned that presidents have come to dominate Congress as they push policy. Is there any evidence to suggest that Congress has come to play an increasingly subordinate role to the president? If this is true, what explanations can you provide for this development? 3. Congress enacts legislation and assigns the responsibility for carry out public policy to specific agencies. How can Congress assure that the agencies carry out the purpose of
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