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Honeymoon Period
prd when a new administration dunt get critisized by opposition
Cloture
used to stop filabuster, in senate
Conference Committe
to reconsile differences in copies of bills in House and Senate
Office of management and budget
advise pres on budget preparation
committee membership
proportional to representation
Honeymoon Period
prd when a new administration dunt get critisized by opposition
filabuster
rite to voluntarily talk to the poin of exhaustion, meant to postpone a vote
rules committee
decides whether open or closed rule and rules for debate, house
Cloture
used to stop filabuster, in senate
Conference Committe
to reconsile differences in copies of bills in House and Senate
rank a file members
ppl who don't really do ne thing, average ppl
Office of management and budget
advise pres on budget preparation
baker v carr
= protection under the law
committee membership
proportional to representation
shaw v reno
no reapoirtionment based on race
filabuster
rite to voluntarily talk to the poin of exhaustion, meant to postpone a vote
mcculloch v MD
supremacy clause, necessary and proper clause, implied powers, elastic clause (national bank case)
rules committee
decides whether open or closed rule and rules for debate, house
10th amendment
all powers not set by constitution for federal gov't go 2 states
incumbents
ppl currently occupying a seat
rank a file members
ppl who don't really do ne thing, average ppl
voting trends
latinos -> democrat, cubans -> repub
baker v carr
= protection under the law
rule of law
no1 above the law ( the law is king)
shaw v reno
no reapoirtionment based on race
mcculloch v MD
supremacy clause, necessary and proper clause, implied powers, elastic clause (national bank case)
10th amendment
all powers not set by constitution for federal gov't go 2 states
incumbents
ppl currently occupying a seat
voting trends
latinos -> democrat, cubans -> repub
rule of law
no1 above the law ( the law is king)
Honeymoon Period
prd when a new administration dunt get critisized by opposition
Cloture
used to stop filabuster, in senate
Conference Committe
to reconsile differences in copies of bills in House and Senate
Office of management and budget
advise pres on budget preparation
committee membership
proportional to representation
filabuster
rite to voluntarily talk to the poin of exhaustion, meant to postpone a vote
rules committee
decides whether open or closed rule and rules for debate, house
rank a file members
ppl who don't really do ne thing, average ppl
baker v carr
= protection under the law
shaw v reno
no reapoirtionment based on race
mcculloch v MD
supremacy clause, necessary and proper clause, implied powers, elastic clause (national bank case)
10th amendment
all powers not set by constitution for federal gov't go 2 states
incumbents
ppl currently occupying a seat
voting trends
latinos -> democrat, cubans -> repub
rule of law
no1 above the law ( the law is king)
Tocqueville
french, rote book bout american dream
realignment
turning point redefining the agenda of politics and the alignment of voters within a party during historical changein economy and society
public opinion
the distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of a given issue, candidate, or institution within a population
lobbyist (where influence)
person employed by and acts for an organized interest group or corporation to try to influence policy decisions and positions ( in exec & legis)
PACs
political arm of interest group legally entitled to raise funds from members & contribute , can BUNDLE
Political parties
org that seeks political power by electing ppl to office so that positions and philosophy can b public policy
interest group
an org of ppl sharing common objectives, ,who actively attempt to influence gov't plicy
devolution
the idea that there is toomuch big gov't payin 4 all programs in states, return of many of those functions to states ( republican)
commerce clause
art 1 section 8, congress has power to regulate interstate commerce
shay's rebellion
rebellion by famers in MA, protesting mortgage forclosures, highlited need 2 strong fed'l govt as call for const. conv went out
consent of the governed
given by constitution, if ppl dun like govt -> kick it out
majority rule
governance according to the expressed preference of the majority
popular sovreignty
a belief that ultimate power resides in the ppl
limited govt
govt cant do everything , bill of rights, checks and balances
federalism
power is shared between nsl m central gov't has enuf power 2 b stable
common good
benefit all or most of ppl
checks and balances
constitutional grant of powers that enables each of branches to stop some acts of the others preventing 1 from dominating
seperation of powers
constitutional division of powers 1) legis; makes laws 2) executive: apply & enforce law 3) judiciary: interpret law
representative democracy
ppl elect ppl to represent them
reappoirtionment
after a census reasingnin seats in house, state legis. reaportion districts 2 win