1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. government-pos110

    Which of the following characterizes the differences between House and Senate campaigns? a.House campaigns have more funding than Senate campaigns. b.House campaigns are less contested than Senate campaigns. c.House campaigns are less affected by the
  7. 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
  8. Geography

    Gerrymandering provides representation to minorities who, without it, would not be represented in the House of Representatives, but at the same time packs minorities into a district without regard or concern. True? In the book it says " To provide
  9. Government

    I think it is ( C ) but not sure, can someone verify correct answer Which part of Congress was designed to be more responsive to the citizens? A) Senate B) House C) Both Senate and House D) Neither Senate nor House
  10. 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
  11. civic

    the constitution set up the legisalative branch to have two houses,the senate and the house of representatives. how does this system ensure majority rule but protect minority rights? This sounds like YOUR homework question. If you'll post your answer,
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. American Government

    Which statement best explains the oversight function of congressional committees? It protects the president from overreach by the Senate and the House. It is one of the checks the legislative branch holds over the executive branch.
  18. 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
  19. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.Canada currently ranks first in the world in which category? A. Total number of Internet users B. Percentage of college and university graduates<<<<<<<< C. Literacy rate of adult population D. Average unemployment among
  20. 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.
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. AMERICAN GOVERMENT CCA

    Which of the following represents one of congress's electoral powers? A) the senate elects a president if the house cannot reach a consenus on a candidate B) The house elects a president if no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes C)The house
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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?
  27. social studies

    which is not necessary in order for a bill to become a law ? a) the governor must sign the bill b) a majority vote is needed in the house c) the majority of vote is needed in the senate d) the same version of the bill must be passes
  28. 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
  29. american government

    what is a member of congress immune from when the House and Senate is in session and whe he is going to or returning form House or Senate meetings?
  30. civics

    What must be true of a bill which has become law at a federal level? It must have been signed by the president. It must be in the best interest of all Americans. It must have passed both the House and the Senate. It must have been introduced into the
  31. Civics

    What must be true of a bill which has become law at a federal level? It must have been signed by the president It must be in the best interest of all Americans It must have passed both the house and the senate*** It must have been introduced into the
  32. government

    if no candidat receives a majority of the electoral votes, the president is chosen by a. both houses of congress b. the house of representatives c. the senate d. a new popular vote a.
  33. political science

    Where might a member of Congress hold the floor indefinitely and thereby delay a vote on a bill which he or she objects (aka fillibuster)? The House The Senate Both the House and Senate Parliament
  34. constitution

    Which of the following best describes the impeachment process? A. The Senate impeaches and the House tries the impeachment. B. The Senate impeaches and tries the impeachment. C. The House impeaches and the Senate tries the impeachment. D. The House
  35. government

    if no presidential candidate wins a majority of the electoral votes, the president is chosen in a. the senate b. both houses of congress c. the supreme court d. the house of representatives d.
  36. Social Studies

    1 which statement best describes why constitutions are needed? A Constitutions are needed so that governments don't get carried away with taxes B Constitutions are needed because all of the laws have to be written down somewhere. C Constitutions are needed
  37. Texas Government

    Who elects the Speaker of the House of Representatives? a. The majority whip b. The majority party in the House c. The national chair of the majority party d. The president e. The vice president Is it going to be A or B ? I am confused.
  38. government

    because a majority of senators are always experienced, the senate is said to be a. a house of colleagues b. a continuous body c. bicameral d. a partisan body a
  39. 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
  40. History

    Whose job it is 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 Please answer as soon as possible!
  41. History

    Whose job it is 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 Please answer as soon as possible!
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. US Gov help URGENT

    I'm very ignorant when it comes to politics. I had to write a summary on Shutdown looms: Spotlight now on Senate after Boehner wrangled House GOP votes If you go to google and type that in it's the first link.. Can someone give me some key pointers as to
  45. 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.
  46. S.S.

    1. which of the following is necessary to propose a new amendment to the constitution? A. approval by a popular vote held in every state. B. approval by two-thirds of the house and senate. C. approval by three-quarters of the house and senate.****** D.
  47. Social studies

    which of the following is necessary to propose a new amendment to the Constitution a. approve by a popular vote held in every state b. approve by two thirds of the house and senate c. approve by three quarters of the house and senate d. approve by the
  48. Government

    The most powerful leader in the house is the a. speaker of the house c. majority whip d. president pro tempore A
  49. Human Geography

    Which of the following groups is usually the dominant religious group? a) The ethnic religion b) The universalizing religion c) The religious minority d) The religion in power e) The religious majority I'm stuck between the universalizing religion or the
  50. Social Studies

    1.Do you think the special powers of the Senate or those of the House of Representatives are more important? What is this question asking me? It is asking me who power do I think is more important between the Senate and the House of Representatives? Thanks
  51. 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
  52. 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.
  53. US government

    How is debate handled in the Senate? How is debate handled in the House? someone please answer it. anything you know about it. PLEASE!! Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "US senate house debate rules" to get
  54. 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
  55. American Gov

    “At times, a President has had to turn to roundabout methods in order to achieve his [treaty] goals. When a Senate minority defeated a treaty to annex Texas, President John Tyler was able to bring about annexation in 1845 by encouraging passage of a
  56. HELP AMERICAN GOV

    “At times, a President has had to turn to roundabout methods in order to achieve his [treaty] goals. When a Senate minority defeated a treaty to annex Texas, President John Tyler was able to bring about annexation in 1845 by encouraging passage of a
  57. government

    bills are introduced in the senate by a. the rules committee b. individual senators c. investigative committees d. the majority floor leader d
  58. american politics

    The Great Compromise: A. established representation based on population in the Senate. B. allowed state legislatures to choose House members. C. created the mechanism to end slavery. D. solved the problem of representation by big and small states through
  59. History

    10.)Use the following text from the Twelfth Amendment to answer the following question: The person having the greatest Number of votes for president, shall be the President, if such number be a majority of whole number of Electors appointed; & if no person
  60. History

    Why did minority groups receive limited benefits from Progressivism? A:Minority groups did not wish to Americanize B:The Supreme Court barred minority groups from gaining more rights. C:Many Progressives held racist ideas about minority groups**** D:Few
  61. 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
  62. goverment check answers

    What does Congress have the power to do? buy land and elect the state governors coin money and declare war make treaties and nominate judges manage state parks and build roads not sure Which of the following is a difference between the House of
  63. Religion--thesis statement help!

    Majority is where evil exists and the individual is distinctly evil, and minority is when evil does not exist, rather the actions one does can be considered evil through explanation. i need to write a strong thesis statement agreeing with the minority view
  64. 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
  65. Government

    I need help on these two questions these are my answers. The U.S Congress is a bicameral branch of government in which each state A) Is represented based on population in the House of Representatives and is equally represented in the Senate B) Elects
  66. social

    what are the: -similarities -differences -conflicts and reasons between the following communities: -ethnic minority & ethnic majority -religion and school -(one of your own) here is a different one that I did as an example. I just need help on the above.
  67. government

    Why are they majority and minority whips important?
  68. Criminal Justice

    According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the majority of defendants facing the death penalty are: A. white males. B. minority males. C. white females. D. minority females. is it A
  69. S.S.

    Which statement best describes the framework of government established by the Constitution? A. The three branches of government defer the majority of power to the states B. A system of checks and balances keeps each of the three branches from having too
  70. government

    Which of the following legislative bodies comes CLOSEST in its functions to the Japanese House of Councillors?a. the United States Senate b. the British House of Lords c. the Russian Duma d. the British House of Commons
  71. 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
  72. history

    why does the majority part have an advantage over the minority party under the committee system?
  73. English/Writing Help Please?

    Help with sentence structure.... In a response to the uproar on January 30, 2017 legislation presented the House with the HB 631 bill which will forbid a wholesale distributor from increasing a price on vital medication, under definite statuses. Stages of
  74. thanks~

    The Senate In reality has no real job. Yes, the senates can disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation. If however the House of Common disagrees then they over rule the senates. If the prime minister loses the support of the House of Commons
  75. can some one edit my essay?

    The Senate In reality has no real job. Yes, the senates can disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation. If however the House of Common disagrees then they over rule the senates. If the prime minister loses the support of the House of Commons
  76. 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
  77. heath

    Compare and contrast the culture and health beliefs and value of the majority and minority populations.
  78. Forensic Psychology

    The case describes an appellate legal opinion or court decision involving expert witness testimony. When a case is appealed, it goes to an appellate or to a higher court. The appellate court then reviews the findings of the lower court, which in this case
  79. 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
  80. ag

    which of the following determines who holds the position of speaker of the house? a the president b the house c the senate d the joint houses of congress
  81. Social Studies

    Which statement best describes the framework of government established by the Constitution? A. The three branches of government defer the majority of power to the states B. A system of checks and balances keeps each of the three branches from having too
  82. Civics

    To become a law, typically a bill must be approved by: a. The House of Representatives, the Senate, and the President b. The House of Representatives c. The Senate d. The Supreme Court I chose Letter A, but someone how my teacher said it was incorrect. I
  83. History

    To become a law, typically a bill must be approved by: a. The House of Representatives, the Senate, and the President b. The House of Representatives c. The Senate d. The Supreme Court I chose Letter A, but someone how my teacher said it was incorrect. I
  84. government

    which of the following determines who holds the position of speaker of the house? a the president b the house c the senate d the joint houses of congress
  85. government

    which of the following determines who holds the position of speaker of the house a. the president b. the house c. the senate d. the joint houses of congress b
  86. can someon edit the rest of my position paper thnk

    The Senate In reality has no real job. Yes, the senates can disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation. If however the House of Common disagrees then they over rule the senates. If the prime minister loses the support of the House of Commons
  87. can someone edit my essay?

    The Senate In reality has no real job. Yes, the senates can disapprove or approve any piece of government legislation. If however the House of Common disagrees then they over rule the senates. If the prime minister loses the support of the House of Commons
  88. website help origin of congress

    i need a website on the history and origin of congress and how it developed. i looked online, but i need help on finding a specific website on that. please can you help me. also do you know where i can find information of the political profile on the house
  89. APUSH

    In 1850 the South was in good political shape. Each of the following descriptions explains why that was true except? A. Zachary Taylor, the president, was a southern slave-owner B. The majority of the presidential cabinet were southerners C. Most of the
  90. history

    i have 4 questions from an excerpt from President Truman's "Truman Doctrine" speech, made to Congress in March 1947. "nearly every nation must chose between... i believe that we much assist free peoples to work out their.." my first question is : when
  91. Social Studies

    1. Laws begin with ideas that come from Representatives or from a ordinary citizen. Then the citizen writes to their local senator or rep. 2. The bill goes to the Senate were they do a discussion and vote. If more than half of the Senate approves the bill
  92. APUSH PLZ HELP!

    In 1850 the South was in good political shape. Each of the following descriptions explains why that was true except? A. Zachary Taylor, the president, was a southern slave-owner B. The majority of the presidential cabinet were southerners C. Most of the
  93. Grammar

    Which of the following combines the sentences below by coordinating? Senate pages may be between fourteen and seventeen years old. Pages in the House must be high school juniors or seniors. A.Senate pages may be between fourteen and seventeen years old,
  94. ET3034TUx Solar Energy

    The width of the space charge region at a p-n junction is reduced by applying a voltage bias over the p-n junction. What is the correct statement on both the bias voltage and the p-n junction? a)The voltage is a forward bias and the diffusion of the
  95. American Constitutional Law

    The final authority to determine the winner of a closely contested election in the House of Representatives is determined by the: A. Supreme Court B. State where election was held C. Senate D. House of Representatives I am stumped on this one. My textbook
  96. history

    what is the path a bill must take to become a law? A.) the house or senate introduces a bill, and if both houses approve it and the president signs it, the bill becomes a law. B.) the president proposes a bill, and if the house approves and signs it, the
  97. Pol 201 American National Goverment

    Please help The weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation were dramatized by all of the following except My ANSWER is (D) (A) the Newburgh Conspiracy. (B) Shays’ Rebellion. (C) the absence of a centralized authority. (D) the absence of a single
  98. government

    when the prsident or his designee (usally secretary of states ) negotiates a treaty with a foreign country: A)the senate must approve the document for it to take effect B)both houses of congressmust approve the document for it to take effect. C) only the
  99. Civics

    To become a law, typically a bill must be approved by: a. The House of Representatives, the Senate, and the President b. The House of Representatives c. The Senate d. The Supreme Court I chose Letter A, but someone how my teacher said it was incorrect. I
  100. Physics

    The width of the space charge region at a p-n junction is reduced by applying a voltage bias over the p-n junction. What is the correct statement on both the bias voltage and the p-n junction? The voltage is a forward bias and the diffusion of the majority