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1. Each state has __________ senators elected every __________ years.
2. __________ is the process of allotting congressional seats to each state according to its proportion of the population.
3. An institution consisting of two chambers, such as Congress being split into the House of Representatives and the Senate, is known as which of the following?
5. In the House of Representatives, who is second in authority to the Speaker of the House?
6. Which political institution charges government officials during the impeachment process?
7._________ is a good example of Congressional casework.
8. Which political institution decides to convict and remove political officials from office during the impeachment process?
9. Successful members of Congress share the same policy interests as voters, according to the __________.
10. Congressional whips serve what main function?
11. __________ is the only formal method for ending a filibuster and requires the approval of __________ senators.
12. On average, each member of the House represents __________ voters.
13. What is the name of the provision in Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution, giving Congress implied powers not otherwise enumerated?
14. In which type of representation are representatives elected to do what they think is best for their constituents?
15. A temporary committee created to serve a specific purpose is known as which of the following?
16. When a sunset provision is attached to a law, that law __________.
18. Why were Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton impeached but not removed from office?
19. A committee made up of members of both chambers of Congress to conduct a special investigation or study is known as which of the following?
20. What occurs during the appropriations process?
21. The Founders created the House of Representatives to be which of the following?
22. The __________ is where congressional Democrats gather to select their leadership at the beginning of each term.
23. __________ committees exist in both the House and Senate, may be temporary or permanent, and usually have a focused responsibility.
24. Sitting politicians try to focus on the needs of ____________ to maximize their chances at reelection.
25. The true leader of the Senate is the __________, elected by the majority party.
26. A subcommittee’s small size allows for the monitoring of members’ behavior, ensuring that all members of the committee do their work and produce more of which of the following?
27. The president pro tempore in the Senate is the __________.
28. What demonstrates the Founders’ desire to insulate the Senate from popular displeasure?
29. In the House of Representatives, what is the only position mentioned specifically in the U.S. Constitution?
30. In the House of Representatives, the __________ decides who will speak on the floor, and rules on points of order.
31. According to the trustee model of representation, legislators are __________.
32. In the House of Representatives, who is the chief lieutenant of the Speaker?
33. After the Congressional elections, Republican politicians gather together to select party leadership during the ____________.
34. On average, how many committees does a senator serve on?
35. The basic __________ arises from the mismatch of individual and group incentives.
36. When is legislative staff most likely to be influential?
37. Which of the following lays out the Congressional chambers’ responsibilities concerning overseeing the bureaucracy, declaring war, regulating interstate commerce, raising and supporting armies, and writing laws
38. The 2012 reelection rates of 86 percent in the House and 84 percent in the Senate are an illustration of which benefit for a sitting politician?
39. A special joint committee created to reconcile differences in bills passed by the House and Senate is called a(n) __________ committee.
40. Which minority has the largest presence in Congress?
41. The number of elected officials in the House of Representatives for each state is based on which of the following?
42. Packing and cracking both draw district lines to the favor of the majority party, and thus, are two types of __________.
43. Individuals’ incentives can lead them to avoid taking actions that are best for the group as a whole. This phenomenon is known as which of the following?