Essays Tagged: "members of congress"

3. Discuss three theories that purport to explain why members of Congress vote as they do. Chapter 11: Congress. Wilson Textbook.

representational, organizational and attitudinal. Representational is based on the assumption that members want to get re-elected and therefore vote to please their constituents. Organizational is ba ... w how their senator voted, it is not essential to please them. But it is important to please fellow members of Congress. The attitudinal is based on the assumption that there are so many conflicting p ...

(2 pages) 70 1 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

business ethics

ceptable or necessary practices. Managers profit from illegal use of insider stock information, and members of Congress write hundreds of bad checks. Even college students seem to have become caught u ...

(9 pages) 1581 2 4.3 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

State of the union address 2003

The State of the Union Address"Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Vice President Cheney, members of Congress, distinguished guests, fellow citizens: As we gather tonight..." The voice of Pr ... t does this, for it is his duty to report information to Congress about the state of the Union. All members of Congress and the Cabinet must be present at this event except for one member of the Cabin ... ess to preventive medicine and new drugs that are transforming health care in America. He urges the members of Congress to act this year.President Bush's message on Tuesday night revealed his endeavor ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Advantages of Incumbency. My essay about how incumbents of congress have superior advantages over their opponents.

The re-election rates of members of Congress are very high because incumbents have enormous advantages over their challengers ...

(4 pages) 103 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essays is about iron triagle and issue networks,the powers of presidency, how a bill becomes a law, and the powers of Congress

iron triangle and issue networks.Iron triangle and issue networks are made up of agency officials, members of Congress and interest group of lobbyist. Most of the time, they includes lawyers, academi ... ltants, courts and public relations specialists. However, issue networks are constantly changing as members and become involved in various issues. They reflect the problems and issues and trying to so ...

(3 pages) 93 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Advantages of Incumbency

Style. Many politicians in Washington are on the Tuesday through Thursday schedule. This means that members of Congress meet during the week and return home to their districts for long weekends. The " ...

(7 pages) 71 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How A Bill Becomes A LAW?

Have you ever had an idea that you thought should become a law? Ideas for laws come in many ways. Members of Congress present ideas for new laws. Ordinary citizens may call their senator or represen ... ginning with the letters H.R. (House of Representatives). Then, the bill is printed and sent to all members of the House of Representatives. At this point, the Speaker of the House sends the bill to a ...

(4 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Are 3rd Parties doomed to failure?

ent elected by U.S. voters has belonged to one of those two parties. Almost every state's governor, members of Congress, and state legislators are also members of these two political groups. But they ... to adopt his policy.While Third Party presidential candidates stand little chance of being elected, members of America's third parties have historically promoted concepts and policies that have been i ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Business approach to Change in Government

is a direction we want to continue. Much work remains to be done.We will bring the existing and new members of Congress together in a way that respects our philosophy of government but includes and ac ... respects our philosophy of government but includes and accommodates important components/values of members of the other party to form one thoughtful, meaningful policy for social security, the econom ...

(8 pages) 95 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Definitive: Public Opinion.

, environment etc.Public opinion affects political processes in many different ways. The president, members of congress and other public officials realize that public opinion polls make a huge differe ...

(1 pages) 36 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Political Challenges in Post-Independence.

residential Cabinet; legislative, represented by Congress; and judicial, represented by the courts. Members of Congress would be elected by the voting citizens of the country and represent interests o ...

(2 pages) 14 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Patriot Act: A breakdown and in-depth view of the unconstitionality of various aspects of the Patriot Act.

the checks on law enforcement that are afforded for our protection under our Constitution, and many members of Congress have later admitted to not even reading it . Additionally, it expanded the gover ... tizen surveillance laws made by the Patriot Act were on a longstanding wish list of law enforcement members, which had been consistently turned down by Congress(ACLU, 7). Essentially the only reason t ...

(10 pages) 251 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Schools of reconstruction after the Civil War

ne Lincoln had started and Johnson had continued. Wide public support gradually developed for those members of Congress who believed that blacks should be given full citizenship. By July 1866, Congres ...

(4 pages) 60 2 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars


ress may remove a judge for bad behavior.Though some might semantically refer to it as impeachment, members of Congress only have the authority to discipline and expel their own members - without invo ... would require - and expulsion has become the preferred (albeit rare) method of dealing with errant Members of Congress. The procedure is in two steps. The House of Representatives must first pass "ar ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Free Trade

his essay I am going to discuss why free trade is beneficial, why presidents favor free trade while members of congress oppose it, under what conditions congress will support Presidential free trade a ... enefits to the whole but it will harm individuals. The reason the president favors free trade while members of congress oppose it is akin to why free trade is beneficial for the collective but it hurt ...

(7 pages) 72 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Legalize It

ating marijuana's potential dangers to scare the public into stopping its use. This shows that most members of Congress are simply out of touch with the public. The public already knows the difference ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Abortion in Historical Context - The Early History of Abortion

f Congress prepared a brief summary of the judicial and legislative aspects of abortion control for members of Congress. A portion of this "issue brief" dealing with the pre-1967 period is printed bel ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

School Uniforms Mandatory uniforms is an answer t

on's public schools has been a much-talked about issue recently, with President Clinton and several members of Congress voicing their support.Supporters of school uniforms say social and economic clas ... , schools will have more of a sense of community, and students' self-esteem will improve. Some gang members have hurt or murdered innocent people because of a colored item of clothing they chose to we ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Role Of Government

ongress and president the favored policies among the public. Their primary function is to meet with members of congress and provide a framework for what the people want. The lobbyists look toward cong ... of the most important characteristics that a President looks for in a Supreme Court nominee is his membership to the President?s party. A President will look to someone that is well informed, respect ...

(8 pages) 100 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Causes of World War I

the fact that Germany and Mexico were going to attack the US. On April 2nd, 1917, Wilson asked the members of congress to declare war on Germany. He did state in his address to congress that the war ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II