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2. Who said that the upper chamber forms a 'deliberative assembly of the nation' rather than a 'mere congress of ambassadors'?

  • Burke
  • Madison

3. Which president said 'Congress in session is Congress on public exhibition, whilst Congress in its committee rooms is Congress at work'?

  • Wilson
  • Hoover

4. What are the objections to the view of MPs as passive?

  • deterrent effect and better influence behind the scenes
  • rise of third parties and nationalism

5. Nice quote about defying the party line?

  • 'the battlefields of European politics are littered with the corpses of those who have defied the party line'
  • 'tend to vote for parties rather than people as they feel they are electing a government'


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