Monday, December 29, 2014

Chapter 11 Part II


House Rules Committee
Speaker of the House
Majority Leader
Party Whips
Minority Leader
Standing Committees
Joint Committees
Conference Committees
Select Committees
Legislative Oversight
Committee Chairs


How does the House and the Senate have unique roles in bringing bills to the discussion and deciding whether to vote on it (i.e. House Rules Committee and Filibustering)?

Explain the difference between the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, and the Majority Party Whip.

Explain how committees and subcommittees influence legislation, and provide congressional oversight.  How might the decentralized nature of the Senate make committees complicated and cause fragmentation?

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