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The body of citizens elible to vote in the incumbent's state or district
(Legislation) that funds a speical project for a particular local, such as a new highway or hospital
A bill that can be written by congress by 2/3 vote of each chamber & become a law w/out pres. signature
Most of the work in congress is (permanent) w/ responsibility for a particular area of public policy.
Reapportionment which takes place every 10 yrs.
Congress oversees & sometimes investigates executive action to see they carry out the laws faithfully & spends money properly
Most seniority is usually the committee chair person(Consecutive yrs of service)
The authority in which congress makes laws to carry out powers granted to the national gov't
Congress represents the interests of constituents & the nation in its deliberations & its lawmaking
Joint committees formed temporarily to work out differences in House & Senate versions of a particular bill
Prevailing conception which held that the presidency was a limited or constrained office whose occupant was confined to the exercise of expressly granted constitutional authorityDetermines how the president will act
Calls for an assertive presidency that is confined only at points specially prohibited by law
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