Test 3 Notes--House v. Senate

Test 3 Notes--House v. Senate - Congress (part 2) 6. How do...

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Congress (part 2) 6. How do the branches differ? 7. What is it like to be a Congress 8. What constitutes good representation? 9. Unsafe at any margin? 10. Fragmentation versus integration a. What factors favor fragmentation? b. What factors favor integration? 11. What are the policy consequences of fragmented policy making? House compared to Senate Impeach vs. convict More hierarchical Leadership more important More real knowledge of legislation Speaker may create ad hoc committees if he desires (e.g. to consider a sweeping energy bill) Committees more important Acts more quickly More impersonal, less prestige Less media attention More locally oriented Majority rule No FILIBUSTER Nature of Representation 1. Demographic a. Represent those like yourself (Can a women represent only women? A black only represents blacks?) 2. Delegate
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