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Test Bank for Congress and Its Members 17th Edition Davidson

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Congress and Its Members 17th Edition By Roger H. Davidson, Walter J. Oleszek, Frances E. Lee, Eric Schickler, ISBN: 9781544322957, ISBN: 9781071806951, ISBN: 9781544386966

Table Of Content

Tables, Figures, and Boxes
Preface
About the Authors
PART I • IN SEARCH OF THE TWO CONGRESSES
Chapter 1 • The Two Congresses

The Dual Nature of Congress

The Two Congresses in Comparative Context

Divergent Views of Congress

Chapter 2 • Evolution of the Modern Congress

Antecedents of Congress

Congress in the Constitution

Institutional Evolution

Evolution of the Legislator’s Job

Conclusion

PART II • A CONGRESS OF AMBASSADORS
Chapter 3 • Going for It: Recruitment and Candidacy

Formal Rules of the Game

Districting in the House

Becoming a Candidate

Nominating Politics

Conclusion

Chapter 4 • Making It: The Electoral Game

Campaign Strategies

Campaign Resources

Campaign Techniques

Who Votes?

How Voters Decide

Election Outcomes

Conclusion

Chapter 5 • Being There: Hill Styles and Home Styles

Hill Styles

Looking Homeward

Office of the Member Inc.

Members and the Media

Conclusion

PART III • A DELIBERATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONE NATION
Chapter 6 • Leaders and Parties in Congress

The Speaker of the House

Leaders of the Senate

Selection of Leaders

Leadership Activities

Party Caucuses, Committees, and Informal Groups

Party Continuity and Change

Conclusion

Chapter 7 • Committees: Workshops of Congress

The Purposes of Committees

Evolution of the Committee System

Types of Committees

The Assignment Process

Committee Leadership

Policy Making in Committee

Committee Staff

Committee Reform and Change

Conclusion

Chapter 8 • Congressional Rules and Procedures

Introduction of Bills

Scheduling in the House

House Floor Procedures

Scheduling in the Senate

Senate Floor Procedures

Resolving House–Senate Differences

Conclusion

Chapter 9 • Decision Making in Congress

The Power to Choose

Types of Decisions

Determinants of Voting

Legislative Bargaining

Conclusion

PART IV • POLICY MAKING AND CHANGE IN THE TWO CONGRESSES
Chapter 10 • Congress and the President

Constitutional Powers

Leadership

Sources of Legislative–Executive Conflict and Cooperation

The Balance of Power

Conclusion

Chapter 11 • Congress and the Bureaucracy

Congress Organizes the Executive Branch

Congressional Control of the Bureaucracy

Conclusion

Chapter 12 • Congress and the Courts

The Federal Courts

The Supreme Court as Policymaker

Advice and Consent for Judicial Nominees

Conclusion

Chapter 13 • Congress and Organized Interests

American Pluralism

Pressure Group Methods

Groups and the Electoral Connection

Groups, Lobbying, and Legislative Politics

Regulation of Lobbying

Conclusion

Chapter 14 • Congress, Budgets, and Domestic Policy Making

Stages of Policy Making

Types of Domestic Policies

Characteristics of Congressional Policy Making

Congressional Budgeting

The 1974 Budget Act

Conclusion

Chapter 15 • Congress and National Security Policies

Constitutional Powers

Who Speaks for Congress?

Types of Foreign and National-Security Policies

Structural Policies

Strategic Policies

Crisis Policies: The War Powers

Conclusion

PART V • CONCLUSION
Chapter 16 • The Two Congresses and the American People

Congress as Politicians

Congress as Institution

Twenty-First-Century Challenges

Appendix A: Party Control: Presidency, Senate, House, 1901–2021
Appendix B: Internships: Getting Experience on Capitol Hill
Suggested Readings
Notes
Index