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    • POLITICS PRESENTATIONSFOR A-LEVEL, IN MULTIMEDIASKI PARASKOS, 2001LEFT CLICK OR PRESS SPACEBAR TO ADVANCE, PRESS P BUTTONTO GO BACK, PRESS ESC BUTTON TO END
    • POLITICSPRESENTATIONSU.S. Congress1111
    • 2222 HOUSE & SENATE
    • 3333FUNCTIONSHOUSE & SENATE
    • 4444FUNCTIONSRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
    • 5555FUNCTIONSMonitor the ExecutiveRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
    • 6666FUNCTIONSPass LegislationMonitor the ExecutiveRepresent ConstituentsHOUSE & SENATE
    • 7777FUNCTIONSSenate also confirmsappointments & treatiesHOUSE & SENATE
    • 8888 ORGANISATION
    • 9999 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERS
    • 10101010 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERS
    • 11111111 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERSThe Senate has 2 Senatorsfrom each State, 6 year term
    • 12121212 ORGANISATIONTWO CHAMBERSThere are 435 members of theHouse of Representatives, twoyear term, equal sized districts
    • 13131313THE HOUSEORGANISATION
    • 14141414THE HOUSESPEAKERORGANISATION
    • 15151515SPEAKERMAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERORGANISATIONTHE HOUSE
    • 16161616SPEAKERMAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERMAJORITYWHIPMINORITYWHIPORGANISATIONTHE HOUSE
    • 17171717THE HOUSEORGANISATION
    • 18181818THE SENATEORGANISATION
    • 19191919THE SENATEVICE-PRESIDENTORGANISATION
    • 20202020MAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERORGANISATIONVICE-PRESIDENTTHE SENATE
    • 21212121MAJORITYLEADERMINORITYLEADERMAJORITYWHIPMINORITYWHIPORGANISATIONVICE-PRESIDENTTHE SENATE
    • 22222222THE SENATEORGANISATION
    • 23232323 POWER
    • 24242424 POWERCOMMITTEES
    • 25252525 POWERWithout a central leadership,Congress is controlled byAutonomous Standing Committeeswhich deal with Bills and scrutinisegovernment departmentsCOMMITTEES
    • 26262626 POWERCOMMITTEESAppropriationsBudgetArmed ServicesBankingAgricultureCommerceJudiciaryInternational
    • 27272727 POWERMost Bills call for someexpenditure and only theAppropriations Committeescan sanction thatCOMMITTEES
    • 28282828 POWERCONGRESS v PRESIDENT
    • 29292929 POWERMore Government interventionin the economy since the 1930s ...CONGRESS v PRESIDENT… has expanded President’s role
    • 30303030 POWERBut Congress has struck back,e.g. with the War Powers Actof 1973, and by reassertingitself after Nixon & WatergateCONGRESS v PRESIDENT