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2. Who argues that Senators are able to negotiate earmarks in their favour and therefore are more likely to toe the party line?

  • Shepsle
  • Shephard

3. In what year did the Republican party follow the Democrats and move away from strict seniority in appointments?

  • 1982
  • 1986
  • 1984
  • 1988

4. Who uses the term filibuster to refer to any set of actions taken by a Senator or group of Senators to 'intentionally delay or prevent any measure, nomination or procedural activity from taking place'?

  • Wawro and Schlicker
  • Rorwo and Splocker

5. What percentage of House incumbents running in 2012 won re-election?

  • 84%
  • 94%
  • 91%
  • 81%

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