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Social Stuies ch 8

constituents the people he or she represents
bill proposed law
interest groups groups of people who work together for similar interests or goals
lobbyists people who represent interest groups
congressional district the area that a member of House represents
budget plan for raising and spending money
bill of attainder a law that convicts a person of a crime without a trial
Speaker of the House House of Representatives must choose a presiding officer
president pro tempore an officer who will preside over the Senate when the Vice President is absent
floor leaders the chief officers of the majority and minority parties in each house
pocket veto if the president pockets or keeps the bill for ten days, during which Congress ends its session, the bill will become a law
filibuster which is the use of long speeches to prevent a vote on a bill
cloture agreement to end the debate on a bill
Created by: Kayla1