SB Chapter 9: CONGRESS Fill In (5.5)



101. The practice by the party controlling the state legislature of drawing congressional district boundaries to maximize the number of seats it can win (SB 226m)




102. An arrangement among two or more people to support each otherís proposals (SB 217m)




103. Work done by members of Congress to provide constituents with personal services and help through the maze of federal programs and benefits (SB 219m)




104. The division of any legislature into two separate chambers (SB 217m)




105. Member of Congress who assist their party leaders in the House and Senate by communicating party positions to their party's members  (SB 236m)




106. The second highest party position in the U.S. House of Representatives and the first in the U.S. Senate (SB 235m, 236m).




107. Chosen by vote of the majority party to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives (SB 235m)




108. Sets the order and time limits for debate in the House of Representatives (SB 222m)




109. Committee consisting of members from two houses (SB 233m)




110. A prolonged debate in the Senate that is intended to kill a bill by preventing a vote on it (SB 222m)




111. Temporary committee established by the House or Senate to study particular problems (SB 233m)


112. Temporary joint committee formed to compromise differences between House and Senate versions of a bill (SB 233m)


113. Committee that often play a critical, last minute role in shaping legislation (SB 233m)


114. The tradition in which the member of the majority party with the longest continuous service on a committee

†††††††† automatically becomes its chair (SB 234m)