Final in Congress - Final in Congress. 1. In regards to...

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Final in Congress. 1. In regards to areas of policy specialization, senators tend to be ____ and House of Representatives tend to be ____. A. Generalists, specialists 2. ______ delay their commitments, inviting bids from various sides of the issue at hand and often gaining leverage over final language of legislation. B. Active players 3. ____ proposes specific changes in legislative language, they add or delete words or substitute on provision for another. C. Markups 4. If members can’t vote in person, they can still be recorded on an issue. _____ is a voluntary agreement that allows members to go on record without voting or affecting the final tabulation of the vote. A. Pairing 5. The average senator or representative has a voting record of ___ on the floor. c. 95% 6. Most people fall into the category of ____ where they pay attention to only a few issues in congress and lack extensive knowledge or preferences about a specific issue B. inattentive publics 7. Logrolling is associated with what type of bills? D. Christmas tree bills 8. Presidents tend to lose congressional support as their administrations age. True 9. ____ is bargaining in which members exchange support so that all parties to a bill can attain individual goals B. explicit bargaining 10. Today, mavericks in the congress tend to come from what parts of the country? A. from parts where their party fair well 11. If a legislator exchanged their votes or other official acts for money or for any other thing of value, it is considered a federal crime True 12. If a legislator is unable to cast their vote, a colleague or staff aide may do it for them False 13. Aside from bribery or corruption, there are no legal grounds for challenging legislator’s deliberations or decisions True 14. Most legislators claim they do not prefer legislative tasks False 15. Bills in the senate may be introduced by E. all of the above 16. The process of co-sponsoring bills C. is common 17. Legislators always favor the bills they introduce True 18. The purpose of amendments is to D. all of the above
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19. _____ is bargaining in which members exchange support so that all parties to the deal can attain their individual goals C. logrolling 20. _____ is the strongest single correlate in members’ voting decisions D. party affiliation 21. What article of the constitution directs the president from time to time to give the congress information of the state of the union and recommend to their consideration such measures he shall judge necessary and expedient? B. Article II 22. What is referred to as presidential power? C. power to persuade 23. The founders clearly defined legislative and executive relationships True 24. Presidents employ ____ to achieve objectives not explicitly authorized by congress C. executive orders 25. Besides executive orders, presidents can unilaterally institutionalize policies that congress would have never created by C. line item veto 26. What are the two presidencies? D. domestic affairs and defense
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor William during the Spring '11 term at Bronx High School of Science.

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Final in Congress - Final in Congress. 1. In regards to...

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