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|A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses.
|Or population count taken by the Census Bureau, Congress adjust, or changes, the number of representatives given to each state.
|An oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting stregth of a particular group.
|The political party to which more than half the members belong.
|In both the House of Respresentative and the Senate, the politcal party to which fewer than half the members belong.
|Permanent committe that continues work from session to session in its Congress.
|Years of service.
|Power that Congress has that are specifically in the constitution.
|Powers that Congress has that are not stated explicitly in the Constitution.
|Clause in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution that gives Congress the right to make all laws "necessery and proper" to carry out its expressed powers.
|Accuse affocials of misconduct in office.
|WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS
|A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to court to explain police to bring a prisoner to court to explain why they are holding the person.
|BILL OF ATTAINDER
|Laws that punish a pearson without a jury trail.
|EX POST FACTO LAW
|Laws that make an act a crime after the act has been committed.
|The right of senators and representatives to send job-related mail without paying postage.
|People hired by privite groups to influence government decision makers.
|Help in dealing with the federal government.
|Government projects and grants that primarily benefit the home district or state.
|A resolution that is passed by both houses of congress.
|Organizations made up of people with common interests.
|Talk a bill to death.
|A procedure used in the Senate to limit debate on a bill.
|A voting method in which those in favor say "Yea" and those againts say "NO".
|In Congress, when members stand to be counted for a voote on a bill.
|A voting method in the Senate in which members voice their votes in turn.
|Refuse to sign the bill.
|President's power to kill a bill, if Congress is not in session, by not signing ir for 10.