Congress

IV .  Institutions of National Government: The Congress, the Presidency, the Bureaucracy, and the Federal Courts  35–45%
A . The major formal and informal institutional arrangements of power
B . Relationships among these four institutions and varying balances of power
C . Linkages between institutions and the following:
1 . Public opinion and voters
2 . Interest groups
3 . Political parties
4 . The media
5 . State and local governments


Unit Documents


Advice and Consent

Bipartisanship

  • PBS NewsHour

Capitol

Checks and Balances

Committees 

Composition

Compromise?

Congress

Congress People

Games

Gridlock

House

Humor

Lawmaking Process

Print

legislative-process-poster

Leadership

Links

Logrolling

Reapportionment/Redistricting

Senate

Women

 

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