The election of candidates from the presidents party

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The election of candidates from the president’s party when he is on the ticketThe president’s apointment of campaign workers to government jobsPublic support for a president’s programC; this effect has diminished over time, however
All of the following are correct statements about a pocket veto EXCEPT:It can only be used within 10 days before the end of a Congress’ termIt is not overridden by a 2/3 vote of both housesThe president does not sign a pocket vetoA bill that receives a pocket veto can be introduced in the next sessionThe bill automatically becomes law in the next session E
The Executive Bureaucracy
Which of the following statements best describes the federal civilian work force?Political factors play no role in making civil service appointmentsEmployees must pass competitive examinations to be hired and promotedHalf of the employees in the executive branch are appointed by the presidentFederal employees face no limitations on their participation in the political processOnce hired, a federal employee can never lose his/her jobB
The growth of the federal bureaucracy can be attributed to all of the following EXCEPT:The need to regulate businessResponsibility of the government for the welfare of the peopleAdministrators who push for larger budgets and staffSupreme Court decisions on federal-state relationsThe creation of new agencies to give policy issues a high profileD
An important difference between an independent executive agency and an independent regulatory agency is that:Executive agences are funded through executive departmentsThe head of an executive agency holds cabinet rankPresidential appointments to a regulatory agency serve for a fixed termExecutive agencies do not engage in rule makingActions by regulatory agencies must be approved by CongressC
An iron triangle refers to the close relationship between:The White house press corps, the press secretary, major networksCongressional committees, interest groups, and federal agenciesThe national security advisor, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of StateCongressional campaign committees, PACs, party national committeesDefense contractors, Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs of StaffB
A common criticism of the federal bureaucracy is that:Too many civil servants are political appointeesThere are no controls over federal agenciesThe public is unaware of how federal agencies make decisionsOverlapping jurisdiction contribute to wasteful spendingIt is constantly growing in responsibilities and labor forceD
Which of the following is NOT a government corporation?Corporation for Public BroadcastingTennessee Valley AuthorityAmtrakUS Postal ServiceNational Endowment for the Arts E; National Endowment for the Arts is part of the National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, an independent executive agency
Which of the following is NOT part of the rule-making process?

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