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Unformatted text preview: - Initiate impeachment Senate- 100 members- 6 year terms, 1/3 of them go up every 6 years- Special powers- Ratify treaties and appointments- Try impeached officials (trial) Structural Differences (district bodies)- Prestige (senate) and attention (senate)- Debates (house - more structured) (senate - can last for weeks)- Degree of specialization and use of committees- Senate more general- Less important for senate- Constituent service (House focuses more on people) D.C - should they have voting rights?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course POSC 150 taught by Professor Mycoff during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08