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Unformatted text preview: Formal Sources of Congressional Power -Budget authority. -Investigative authority. -Confirm senior appointments. -Declaration of War (War Powers Act of 1973) -Reatify Treaties -Committees and Subcommittees. Monday September 26, 2011 Position Paper topic due on Friday! October 5 th Midterm: Review the Study Guide! For each ID: -Define the word in context. o Use the readings to define the terms. Do not use internet! -Explain the significance to American Foreign Policy. Essays: -She picks two and we pick one! Lafeber reading in Jentleson 3.2 (pages 239-245) Informal Sources of Congressional Power -Representative legitimacy. -Issue Exposure o Public Hearings o Floor Debate....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course POLI SCI 255 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
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