The internal workings and procedures of congress

HideShow resource information


Chaired by SPEAKER (currently Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi)

*Formal and procedural, debate limited due to large membership (435)


*Chaired by VICE-PRESIDENT (currently Joe Biden)

-VP can only impose upon the Senate in the event of a tie-breaking vote

*Imformal, less rule bound, unlimited debate

*Opportunity for fillibuster


*Involved in committees and subcommittees

Pork barelling on…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Government & Politics resources:

See all Government & Politics resources »See all The legislative branch of the US government resources »