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

  • Wilson
  • Hoover

3. Which of the following is not, according to Thomas, a factor in the decline in the ability of the legislature to control the exectutive?

  • public disapproval of the legislature
  • rise of media as a political actor
  • emergence of disciplined political parties
  • lack of 'elective dictatorship'
  • growth of big government

4. What are the two explanations for party unity?

  • natural cohension of preferences and party discipline
  • strong leadership and weak MPs

5. Who said 'party is inherent in it, is bone of its bone and breath of its breath', about the HoC?

  • Walter Bagehot
  • Phillip Norton

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