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Unformatted text preview: other high crimes and misdemeanors”. And the Senate can vote to convict impeached President or other officials. And the Senate must approve major presidential appointments. Bargaining and compromise play important roles in the congressional policymaking process. Some find this disquieting. They want less deal making and more adherences to principle. I think that there is no clear-cut answer to whether a majoritarian or a pluralist legislative system provides better representation for voters. The system is a mix of pluralism and majoritarianism. It serves minority interests that might otherwise be neglected or even harmed by an unthinking or uncaring majority. At the same time, congressional parties work to represent the broader interests of the American people....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course BUS 500 taught by Professor Fogel during the Spring '10 term at Salem Intl..
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