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    Congress

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    need for Congress in the United States. It serves many roles such as making laws, implementing national policy and watching over the other two branches of government. These are just a few of the duties of our U.S. Congress. Although they are essential to our government, there are potential problems. People are not always satisfied with the length of time involved in passing a law as well as the deadlock Congress can experience on an issue. Another potential problem people see with Congress is representation

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    Minorities in Congress

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    Minorities in Congress In forming a government for the people, by the people, and of the people, our Founding Fathers developed the idea a bi-cameral legislature. This Congress, composed of the House of Representatives and Senate, thus became known as the people’s branch of government. American children are taught in schools that anyone can be elected to Congress, so long as they meet the qualifications of the Constitution. So long as you meet the age and residency requirements you are indeed

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    The Continental Congress

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    The Continental Congress The Continental Congress met in one of the most conservative of the seaport towns from which the revolutionary movement stemmed. Philadelphia patriots complained that there was more Toryism in Pennsylvania than in all the colonies combined; certainly the Quakers who dominated the province were more concerned in putting down radicalism at home than resisting tyranny from abroad. The character of the delegates who assembled in Philadelphia in September 1774 was likewise

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    Continential Congress

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    1775 Ø     May 10. Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia. Ø     June 14. Continental Congress creates Continental Army Ø     June 17. Battle of Bunker Hill. Ø     July. Congress offers the Olive Branch Petition in attempt at reconciliation with king. Ø     American armies march on Montreal and Quebec. 1776 Ø     January1. Americans lose assault on Quebec. Ø     January. Thomas Paine’s Common Sense published. Ø     March. British evacuate Boston Ø     July 4. Declaration of independence

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    106 Congress

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    The 106th Congress has been one of the most partisan and ineffectual legislatures in recent memory. The two political parties have barely even kept the government running. Only until recently have they passed Appropriation Bills for the 2001 fiscal year in a lame-duck session. This congress has made little progress in resolving their differences on some of the most important issues. Gun control is at the forefront of American politics. Gun violence has soared in recent years, and many tragedies such

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    Congress

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    Committees help organize the work of Congress by considering, shaping, and passing the laws that govern the nation. Each chamber of Congress has committees set up to perform specific functions, which enable the legislative bodies to more easily accomplish their often-complex work. There are about two hundred and fifty congressional committees and subcommittees, each charged with different functions and all made up of members of Congress (Longley). There are four types of congressional committees

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    Congress and Human Cloning This year Congress may face several decisions that could help forge, in the words of Pope John Paul II, "the path to a truly humane future, in which man remains the master, not the product, of his technology" (Address to President Bush at Castel Gandolfo, July 23). The first and most immediately urgent of these decisions regards human cloning. The Weldon/Stupak Human Cloning Prohibition Act, approved 18-to-11 by the House Judiciary Committee, is poised for a vote

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    Human Cloning and Congress

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    Human Cloning and Congress Recent months have seen news of biotech advances all along the front: cloned cats, artificial wombs, nascent human-animal hybrids, genetic selection of embryos for implantation, fetal-tissue manipulation--and on, and on, nearly every day bringing some news item about the technology that is redefining what it means to be human. The question is, do we want this redefinition? And this essay attempts to answer this pressing question. Like a giant jigsaw puzzle as

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    Power in Congress

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    Power In and Over Congress I feel the system is biased because there are inequalities among the representation and participation of interest groups and constituents in the political system. Unfortunately, poor and uneducated citizens aren’t as organized as interest groups, lobbyists and PACs because they lack the money, resources and connections necessary to influence congress members on legislative bills. It is evident that, “businesses, interest groups and labor unions are spending more than $100

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    Operations Of Congress

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    The operations of congress have been influenced by a number of factors. These including a committee system, political parties, public opinion and the media, and interest groups and lobbying. Each section takes a part in congress. By getting them in involved with each part or even running them. A committee is one or more people appointed or elected to consider or, report on, or take action on a particular matter. Because of the advantages of a division of labor, legislative committees of various kinds

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