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cloture a vote to end a filibuster
filibuster unlimited debate
apportion to divide
census counting of people
bill a proposed
seniority length of service
gerrymander drawing district lines to someones advantage
bicameral 2 houses legislature
caucus a political meeting
impeach to formally change
appropriation money
pocket veto president sets aside a bill
implied powers powers of congress not listed in the constitution
writ of habears corpus rights to appear before a judge
bill of attainder law that punishes without a trial
ex post facto law punishes for an act that was legal at one time
expulsion to kick out
immunity can not be punished
censure to reprimand
constituents people served by an elected official
franking privilege free mail for congressmen
stand ing somm. a permanent comm.
select comm. a temporary comm.for a certain task
conference comm. works out the differences in bills
joint comm. made up of both senators and rep
pork barrel unnecessary laws that benefit homes state
pigeonhole
cloture a vote to end a filibuster
filibuster unlimited debate
apportion to divide
census counting of people
bill a proposed
seniority length of service
gerrymander drawing district lines to someones advantage
bicameral 2 houses legislature
caucus a political meeting
impeach to formally change
appropriation money
pocket veto president sets aside a bill
implied powers powers of congress not listed in the constitution
writ of habears corpus rights to appear before a judge
bill of attainder law that punishes without a trial
ex post facto law punishes for an act that was legal at one time
expulsion to kick out
immunity can not be punished
censure to reprimand
constituents people served by an elected official
franking privilege free mail for congressmen
stand ing somm. a permanent comm.
select comm. a temporary comm.for a certain task
conference comm. works out the differences in bills
joint comm. made up of both senators and rep
pork barrel unnecessary laws that benefit homes state
pigeonhole comm. sets aside a bill
lobbyist person paid to persuade
roll call vote vote by name
rider an attachment to a bill
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