In the United States Senate, the selection of Committee Chairs and committee appointments are made by: The Senate President The Speaker The Majority Leader

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  1. Politics

    In the United States Senate, the selection of Committee Chairs and committee appointments are made by: The Senate President The Speaker The Majority Leader
  2. Social Studies

    Who's job is it to line up the votes of the members of the party that holds the most seats in a chamber? A) president pro tempore B) Speaker of the house C) Minority whip D) majority whip **** The president of the Senate also serves as the _____? A) Head of the Appropriations ...
  3. government

    the role of the house rules committee is played in the senate by the a. president pro tempore b. president of the senate c. whip d. majority floor leader b
  4. Government

    the role of the house rules committee is played in the senate by the a. president pro tempore b. president of the senate c. whip d. majority floor leader House leaders may use any of these calendars to schedule debate on a bill except: A)Union Calendar B)House Calendar C)...
  5. american government

    A bill has been approved in the House and Senate, albeit in slightly different versions. The bill now goes to the president for her/his veto or signature. a conference committee. the standing committees in the House and Senate where the bill originated. the House Rules ...
  6. politics

    The president pro tempore of the Senate: A. is the longest-serving member from the majority party. B. also serves as the chamber’s majority leader. C. is the most powerful party leader. D. appoints members of the Rules Committee. B?
  7. m ath

    Use the formula nCr to solve Of the 100 people in the U.S. senate, 18 served on the Foreign relations Committee. How many ways are there to select Senate members for this committee (assuming party affiliation is not a factor in the selection)
  8. math

    Use the formula nCr to solve Of the 100 people in the U.S. senate, 18 served on the Foreign relations Committee. How many ways are there to select Senate members for this committee (assuming party affiliation is not a factor in the selection)
  9. American Government Please Check

    1. In relation to the balance of power, why is the evolution of the position of majority leader necessary? Select all that apply. (2 answers) a. because the power established by the Constitution of the president of the Senate does not establish a strong enough leader in the ...
  10. civics

    conference committee if the house rejects any changes made by senate it goes to a conferences committee which is comprised of member from both the house and the senate . they work out a compromise
  11. American government

    Which answer best describes why some view the senate as undemocratic? The vice president is the leader of the senate.***** The senate and the house don't have the same powers. Everyone living in the state can can vote for that states Senate regardless of there home district. ...
  12. Government

    A bill has been approved in the House and Senate, albeit in slightly different versions. The bill now goes to A) the president for her/his veto or signature. B) a conference committee. C) the standing committees in the House and Senate where the bill originated. D) the House ...
  13. Government

    I have to list the majority and minority leader of both the house and senate: House majority -Steny Hoyer House minority -John Boehner Senate majority - Harry Reid Senate minority - Mitch McConnell I believe this is correct but in the senate it also lists : Assist majority - ...
  14. government

    bills are introduced in the senate by a. the rules committee b. individual senators c. investigative committees d. the majority floor leader d
  15. American government

    A filibuster to block a vote on a bill is possible a.Only in the house, which is almost unrestrained. b.Only in the senate, which is almost unrestrained. c.Mostly in the house, but occasionally in the senate. d.Mostly in the senate, but occasionally in the house. Unlike a ...
  16. CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government

    CHECK my answers. they are all below 1. Which of the following represents one of Congress’s electoral powers? (1 point) The Senate elects a president if the House cannot reach a consensus on a candidate. The House elects a president if no candidate receives a majority of ...
  17. Social Studies help!!!!

    Which step in the process of a bill becoming a law, is NOT a "floor action"? A. A bill is referred to Senate committee B. The House and Senate reach a compromise on a bill. C. The Senate debates and passes its form of a bill. D. The House and Senate approve compromise. Is the ...
  18. Government

    Which of the following statements about congress is not true? a.) in the senate, seniority still plays a role as to who is appointed committee chairpeople b.) in the house, rules on debate are more restrictive than in the senate c.) senators have more committee assignments ...
  19. Constitution... multiple choice

    Please help me because I cannot find any of these answers. Thanks 1. Justices of the Supreme Court are selected by the: A) President B) House of Representatives C) Senate D) American Bar Association 2. The number of judges on the Supreme Court is determined directly by the: A...
  20. math

    there are 100 people in the u s senate 18 are on the foreign relations committee how many ways are there to select members for this committee if party affiliation is not a issue
  21. HISTORY

    how is the size of a legislative district determined A. by geographical boundaries B. by city limits C. by the apportioned population D. by county boundaries*** 2. the term bicameral legislature refers to two of what A. chambers of the General Assembly *** B. state senators in...
  22. Social Studies

    !. how is the size of a legislative district determined A. by geographical boundaries B. by city limits *** C. by the apportioned population D. by county boundaries 2. the term bicameral legislature refers to two of what A. chambers of the General Assembly B. state senators in...
  23. math

    DIRECTIONS:For each example cite the number property used, and explain how it is used in the problem. QUESTION:When all members of the United States Senate meet, there are one hundred members present.One day, the 8 Republicans on the judiciary committeemet together while the 8...
  24. Algebra

    At the time of George W.Bush's presidency, there have been 43 presidents of the United States. Draw a Venn diagram showing the following facts about where each served before assuming the presidency. How many presidents served as vice-president and in the Senate, but did not ...
  25. math

    At the time of George W.Bush's presidency, there have been 43 presidents of the United States. Draw a Venn diagram showing the following facts about where each served before assuming the presidency. How many presidents served as vice-president and in the Senate, but did not ...
  26. Algebra

    At the time of George W.Bush's presidency, there have been 43 presidents of the United States. Draw a Venn diagram showing the following facts about where each served before assuming the presidency. How many presidents served as vice-president and in the Senate, but did not ...
  27. American Government Please Check

    1. Which of the following correctly describes how treaties are made? a. The president negotiates a treaty, and the House must approve funding for it. b. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee negotiates a treaty, and the House and the president must approve it. c. The ...
  28. History

    Which term is applied to a legislator who introduces a bill? president pro tempore sponsor of the bill < ? proponent of the bill director of the bill Who carries out the roles of chief diplomat, commander in chief, and chief executive in the United States? the Secretary of ...
  29. American Government

    6. What is the only official role of the vice president? A. Lead the national committee on the president's party. B. Organize presidential commissions. C. Preside over the Senate. D. Vote in case of a tie in the Supreme Court. 7. What best describes a faithless elector? A. An ...
  30. politics

    Which of the following could be used by a Republican senator to block a bill proposed by the Democratic majority in the Senate? A. Rule 22 B. The Rules Committee C. The cloture vote D. The filibuster D?
  31. Government

    In contrast to the speaker of the House,the Senate majority leader: A. plays a key role in formulating the majority party's legislative positions. B. seeks to develop influential relationships with his/her colleagues. C. Holds a position that is defined in the constitution. D...
  32. a

    Which of the following is true regarding senatorial courtesy? (Points : 1) An individual who wants to be a district court judge would contact the President to ask for an appointment. The President defers to the senator of the state where the district court is located when ...
  33. American Government

    What is the only official role of the vice president? lead the national committee on the president’s party organize presidential commissions preside over the Senate*** vote in case of a tie in the Supreme Court
  34. history (reed) {ms.sue}

    1. Which person is NOT included in South Carolina's legislative council? a. chairman of judiciary committee** b. governor c. secretary of state d. speaker of the senate
  35. Social Studies

    -Which of the following excerpts from Article I of the Constitution reflects the results of the Great Compromise? A)"Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers...
  36. History

    Could you check my paper for social studies? I was on here before it's not a test sorry for saying it was a test but it's not. Thanks for your time and if one is wrong could you please give me a link to the particular question. 1.The ----- court is the highest in the nation. A...
  37. Social Studies (Please check this)

    Which person is NOT included in South Carolina's legislative council? a. chairman of judiciary committee b. governor*** c. secretary of state d. speaker of the senate
  38. History

    How is the president's power to make appointments limited? A:He can only appoint law-makers B:He must make all appointments in the first 100 days of office C:The appointments must undergo judicial review D: The Senate must approve the appointments*** Is this correct?
  39. government

    Consider each of the following features of congress (including some that may no longer apply) and discuss the policy implications of each. Does each: (a) lead to more or less logical and coherent policies? (b) Lead to more or less representation of various local and parochial ...
  40. american Government

    1. if a majority of committee members support a bill, what is likely to happen? A. The committee will pigeonhole the bill B. the committee will report the bill favorably to the floor C. the committee will rewrite the bill D. the committee will report the bill unfavorably to ...
  41. political science

    One of the main differences in passing a bill is that the House has a _____ which the Senate does not. rule committee lower requirement for passage veto power fast-track committee its the veto power?
  42. math

    im having problems with these word problems. A bill is sent to the President of the United States when it has passed both houses of Congress. A majority vote in both the House of Representatives (435 members) and the Senate (100 members) is needed for the bill to be passed on ...
  43. Government

    Which of the following is a true statement about the power of congress? A. Congress may overrule the bill of rights B. Congress may pass any law necessary and proper to carry out it enumerated powers C. Congress may overrule decisions by federal judges D. Congress may override...
  44. Government

    1. The U.S. Constitution's Article I, Section 1 created the office for the U.S. president. A) True B) False 2. The term of office for a House member is two years. A) True B) False 3. Two requirements for members of the House are that they must be 25 years of age and a citizen ...
  45. Government

    Which is a joint committee? A. a select committee B. a conference committee C. a standing committee D. a committee of the whole B
  46. government

    who becomes acting president if the president is disabled a. the speaker of the house b. the president pro tempore of the senate c. a candidate nominated by the president d. the vice president d
  47. American government

    In both the house and senate, a bill introduced by a member is next a.Given a number b.Scheduled for floor debate c.Sent to a standing committee d.Sent to the president Through which prcess are states assigned the number of repersentatives they are entitled to after the census...
  48. Business Law

    Imagine that the President of the United States has tried for several years to get Congress to pass legislation which would place very tough restrictions on handguns. Finally, in frustration, the President, without consulting Congress, appoints a twelve-member Committee on Gun...
  49. American Government

    These ?'s are true/false and the ones that are false I have to fill in the correct word. Can you check my answers? 1) The powerful but unofficial post of the "president of the Senate" involves steering floor action to a party's benefit. -- I say this is false & the correct ...
  50. Criminal Justice/Judical System

    A federal judge can be removed from the bench via: A. public vote. B. impeachment in the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate. C. discretion by the president of the United States. D. a majority vote by other federal judges. I think it's B., but not sure.
  51. GOVERNMENT

    The President's choice for cabinet secretaries can be rejected by a. the House b. The Vice President c. the Senate d. the Attorney General I think it's c. the Senate. Am I correct? yes.
  52. world history

    when Woodrow Wilson returned from Paris with the Treaty of Versailles, he had to overcome opposition to its ratification in the Senate. Who was the Republican senator from Massachustts that as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee led the successful fight ...
  53. government

    the president of the senate is a. the senator with the most seniority b. the choice of the majority party caucus c. the vice president d. a leading member of the majority party c
  54. government

    the role of the house rules committee is played in the senate by the
  55. government

    how and when bills reach the floor of the house is decided by the a. ways and means committee b. rules committee c. appropriations committee d. judiciary committee d.
  56. political science

    1) Scenario: The President appoints Dan Evans to Senator Adams' seat when Adams resigns due to a personal scandal. This scenario is: a) Constitutional, because it is within the President’s powers to appoint Senators when one dies or resigns in the middle of his/her term. b) ...
  57. SOCIAL STDIES HELP! 8th

    Which is not necessary in order for a bill to become a law? (1 point) The governor must sign the bill. A majority vote is needed in the House. A majority vote is needed in the Senate. The same version of the bill must be passed.*** In order to be governor of Georgia, a person ...
  58. maths

    How can I select a committee of 5 people out of 10 men and 8 women. Women must be the majority in the committee. One man must be in the committee.
  59. American Government

    What official becomes president if the president and vice president died at the same time? A. Chief Justice. B. President pro tempore of the Senate. C. Secretary of State. D. Speaker of the House of Representatives.***
  60. american government

    Consider the following features of Congress (including some that no longer apply), and discuss the policy implications of each. Does they (a) lead to more or less logical and coherent policies? (b) lead to more or less representation of various local and parochial interests? (...
  61. maths

    Suppose that a state university has to form a committee of 5 members from a list of 20 candidates out of whom 12 are teachers and 8 are students.If members of the committee are selected at random,what is the probability that the majority of the committee members are students?
  62. maths

    Suppose that a state university has to form a committee of 5 members from a list of 20 candidates out of whom 12 are teachers and 8 are students.If members of the committee are selected at random,what is the probability that the majority of the committee members are students?
  63. Quantitative methods for business

    Suppose that a state university has to form a committee of 5 members from a list of 20 candidates out of whom 12 are teachers and 8 are students.If members of the committee are selected at random, what is the probability that the majority of the committee members are students?
  64. math

    a committee of 5 people is to be selected from a group of 6 men and 9 women. If the selection is made randomly, what is the probability that the committee consists of 3 men and 2 women?
  65. maths

    .A committee of 6 is to be selected from a group of 6 men and 9 women. If the selection is made randomly, what is the probability that the committee consists of 2 men and 3 women?
  66. history

    Why did the Watergate break-in occure? a. the Nixon White House wanted to get Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatric records b. the Committee to Reelect the President wanted to wiretap the Democratic National Committee c. the Committee to Reelect the President needed money to carry on ...
  67. Social studies

    Suppose the president vetoed a bill passed by Congress. According to the information, which of the following actions by Congress would most likely ensure that the bill will become? 1) let the veto stand 2) reintroduce the same legislation 3) try to override the veto with a two...
  68. gov

    two-thirds majority of both houses. is that 2/3 of house + 2/3 of senate or 2/3 of house + senate It means 2/3 of both the house, and the senate. bob, i'm still a little confused. is it my first answer or the second? It is 2/3 of each part of Congress. It cannot be the ...
  69. history

    can i please get some help with this: Why did the Watergate break-in occure? a. the Nixon White House wanted to get Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatric records b. the Committee to Reelect the President wanted to wiretap the Democratic National Committee c. the Committee to Reelect ...
  70. Civics

    6.   If both the president and the vice president are unable to fulfill their duties, who takes over as president?  A. President pro tempore of the Senate B. Attorney general C. Speaker of the House D. Secretary of state "In the case that the president can no longer ...
  71. History

    Which type of committee must be formed if the House and Senate pass different versions of the same bill?
  72. history

    Which of the following accurately characterizes a difference in the way the House and Senate operate? (Points : 1) The House is more formal than the Senate. The Senate leadership is more powerful than the House leadership. 1 Authority in the Senate is concentrated while ...
  73. social studies

    what is the fraction of votes needed in the united states senate to impeech a president if the votes are 67?
  74. Civics

    "Every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the senate, shall, before it became law, be presented to the president of the united states: If he approval he shall sign it, but if he shall not return it, with his objections to that house in which it shall...
  75. exam three americangov section 3

    What is the meaning of the cartoon? 5.0/5.0 A. Street mimes deserve their constitutional rights. B. The powers of Congress are limited. C. The powers of Congress are unlimited. D. Many federal laws tend to be unfair. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What is the theoretical ...
  76. government

    What does the term “filibuster” mean, and how is it used by individual Senators and for what purposes? What does “cloture” mean, and how is it used by the leadership of the Senate and for what purposes? What is your opinion of these procedures--are they...
  77. government

    according to the president sucession act of 1947 , which of these officers follows the vice president in the line of presidential succession? A)speaker of the house B)secretary of state C)president pro tempore of the senate D) secretary of the treasury
  78. government

    according to the president sucession act of 1947 , which of these officers follows the vice president in the line of presidential succession? A)speaker of the house B)secretary of state C)president pro tempore of the senate D) secretary of the treasury i think it c
  79. Civics

    When the U.S. enbassy in Iran was invaded and more than 50 Americans were taken hostage, how did the United States respond? -The Senate declared war on Iran and President Carter ordered troops to invade the country. -The United States chose to isolate itself and not get ...
  80. Ela Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Which sentence is better? Warren had a newspaper business and was one of the United States Senate. Warren had a newspaper business and he was one of the United States Senate.
  81. Civics

    1. Who has the power and the United States to declare war? A. President. B. the senate. C. Secretary of state. D. Congress . 2. Which of the following issues relates most to domestic policy? A. Education. B. treaties. C. War. D. Military. 3. Which of the following is true ...
  82. Government Writing

    Help with sentence organization & Structure. I need help informing this information into complete sentences. Committee(s): Health and Government Operations Committee Hearning Economic Matters On April 10, 2017 House Concurrence Vote Passed. April 7, 2017 Senate Bill Passed. ...
  83. Math

    The Schulich Society for Anarchy, Collectivism and Economic Equality has only 12 members, with surnames: Adams, Bezos, Chung, Dirar, Efrim, Faruk, Gomes, Habib, Ikeda, Jones, Kenny, and Laval Probably the only orderly aspect of this motley crew is the fact that there names ...
  84. Government

    Which is a joint committee a. a select committee b. a confrence committe c. a standing committee B
  85. Math

    A committee of 5 people is to be formed from a group of 7 women and 4 men. How many possible committees can be formed if: the committee then must chose a president and a vice president, how many ways could these two positions be chosen? why is it permutations not combination? ...
  86. politics

    The bottom level of the typical state party organization is called the: A. congressional district committee. B. ward or precinct. C. county committee. D. street committee. B?
  87. Government

    Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the united states constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government ? A. the president must sign an executive agreement without the senate, but must have approval of the house ...
  88. american government

    2. which of the following reflects a difference between debate on the House and the Senate floors? A. debate in the senate has very few restraints B. the minority party in the senate manages debate on the floor. C. representatives in the house may filibuster a bill D. senators...
  89. American Government

    How do executive agreements differ from treaties? a. the senate ratifies treaties that were executive agreements from the previous administration b. a treaty requires approval by the senate an executive agreement does not*** c. executive agreements are valid across ...
  90. English

    Help Putting in sentences Please!. Vote - Senate - Committee – Finance, Vote - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (137-4) – March 17, 2017, Vote - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (137-2) – April 02, 2017, Vote - Senate Floor - Floor Amendment {683326/1 (Senator ...
  91. Government

    1. Suppose that the Articles of Confederation are still in force and that a resolution has been proposed that would abolish the executive committee and replace it with a president. Now suppose that, out of the thirteen states, only Pennsylvania did not support the resolution. ...
  92. Civics

    8.   In addition to replacing the president if necessary, it's the duty of the vice president to  A. serve as Speaker of the House. B. preside over the Senate. C. review laws before the president signs them. D. serve as liaison to the judicial branch.  ? Please help I ...
  93. American government

    Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the united states constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government ? A. the president must sign an executive agreement without the senate, but must have approval of the house ...
  94. Boolean Algebra

    In the country of Genovia, the president wants to ensure that the Monetary Committee can activate a device that opens the country’s safe. The safe system is to be activated by a device that obeys the following rules: Each member of the Monetary Committee has a button to push...
  95. Boolean Algebra

    In the country of Genovia, the president wants to ensure that the Monetary Committee can activate a device that opens the country’s safe. The safe system is to be activated by a device that obeys the following rules: Each member of the Monetary Committee has a button to push...
  96. Boolean Algebra

    In the country of Genovia, the president wants to ensure that the Monetary Committee can activate a device that opens the country’s safe. The safe system is to be activated by a device that obeys the following rules: Each member of the Monetary Committee has a button to push...
  97. Boolean Algebra

    In the country of Genovia, the president wants to ensure that the Monetary Committee can activate a device that opens the country’s safe. The safe system is to be activated by a device that obeys the following rules: Each member of the Monetary Committee has a button to push...
  98. Boolean Algebra

    In the country of Genovia, the president wants to ensure that the Monetary Committee can activate a device that opens the country’s safe. The safe system is to be activated by a device that obeys the following rules: Each member of the Monetary Committee has a button to push...
  99. government

    the main way to end a filibuster is by a. a two thirds vote of the senate b. invoking the cloture rule c. convening a conference committee d. voting the filibuster out of office d.
  100. GA State History

    7. appropriations and higher education are examples of what type of committee A. standing ** B. ad hoc C. conference D. interim study 10. if a bill goes to committee hoq can the committee kill the bill without asking for the General Assembly to vote on it A. Vote the bill out ...
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