Terms from Chapter 5

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Terms from Chapter 5 November 1, 2011
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IMPACT A representative from the group IMPACT will speak at the beginning of class.
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Definition of Terms in Chapter 5 Congressional Oversight – The members of Congress “ serve as a watchdog of other federal government institutions and agencies in an effort to curtail malfeasance and political abuse. Congress’ primary area of oversight focuses on executive branch agency decision- making and policy implementation.” pgs. 60-61 Elastic Clause – The members of Congress have the power to “make laws.” pg. 61 Representatives of the People – The members of Congress must “behave in light of the wishes of their constituents and their own divine intellect, insight, and wisdom.” pg. 62
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Types of Representation The trustee style of representation – The individual “employs his or her own judgment in the legislative decision-making process.” The delegate style of representation – The person “serves as a proxy of the
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