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Notes_for_Exam_2 - 1. Treaties 2. Executive Agreements E....

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THE CONGRESS I. Approval Ratings A. Congress B. Congresspersons II. Functions of Congress A. Lawmaking 1. Logrolling B. Service to Constituents 1. Casework C. Representation 1. Trustee View 2. Instructed-Delegate View D. Oversight III. House v. Senate (Bi-Cameral) A. Size B. Terms C. Rules D. Fillibustering E. Impeachment F. Franking IV. Elections A. Mid-term Elections B. Incumbent
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V. Seat Allocation A. Reapportionment B. Redistricting C. Gerrymandering D. Minority-Majority Districts VI. How a Bill Becomes a Law
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THE PRESIDENCY I. Office Requirements A. Constitution B. Tradition II. Roles of the President A. Chief of State B. Chief Executive 1. Granting Pardons C. Commander in Chief 1. Football 2. War Powers Resolution 3. Civilian D. Chief Diplomat
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Treaties 2. Executive Agreements E. Chief Legislator 1. Veto 2. State of the Union III. Head of the Party A. Powers 1. Patronage 2. Fundraising B. Popularity 1. Honeymoon Period 2. Congress IV. Vice Presidency A. Constitutional Jobs B. Succession THE COURTS I. Tradition and History A. England 1. Precedents II. Federal Court System A. Dual Court System 1. Types a. Criminal Court b. Civil Court 2. Levels a. Federal Courts b. Others B. Class Action Law Suit III. Levels A. U.S. District Courts B. U.S. Courts of Appeals C. U.S. Supreme Court IV. U.S. Supreme Court A. Case Selection B. Law Clerks C. Opinions V. Selection of Federal Judges A. Nomination B. Confirmation VI. Judicial Review A. Judicial Activism B. Judicial Restraint...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course POS 2041 taught by Professor Duncan during the Spring '08 term at Valencia.

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