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EXAM #2

QuestionAnswer
What are 2 major roles of members of congress? enumerated powers and necessary and proper clause
Constituency The district of a legislator
How long is a term in House Or Represenatives 2 years
The reailocation of congressional seats among the states every 10 years following the census is known as.... reapportionment
In which chamber do budget bills originate? House of Represenatives
Which legislative chamber has job of confirming presidential appointments? Senate
The number of reprenenatives with voting priveleges in House Of Represenatives is currently 435
The process if redrawing congressional districts to match population shifts in states with more than one represenative is called.... redistricting
Redrawing congrssional district boundaries to favor or hurt a particular group or party is known as... gerrymandering
What is an open seat election? incumbent is not running (someone who is in office now
Who is presiding officer in H.O.R? John Boehner
----- are permanent committees responsible for legistlation in particular policy area Standing
What is name of extremley powerful congressional committee that determines when debate on a bill takes place? House Rules Committee
Filibuster method of killing a bill occurs in senate
Cloture limiting debate to prevent
Created by: murphy1717
 

 



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