A two chamber legislation
A population count
To draw a districts boundaries to gain an advantage in elections
The process of reassigning representation based on population after every census
An assistant to the party floor leader in the legislature
The minimum number of members who must be present to permit a legislative body to take official action
A method of defeating a bill in the Senate by stalling the legislative process and preventing a vote
A private meeting of party leader to choose candidates for office
A person who is a member of congress has been elected to represent
Elected official who is already in office
A law proposed to raise money
A bill dealing with individual people or places
Someone lying under oath
Powers directly stated in Constitution
The system where each branch of government exercises some control over the other
President refusal to spend money congress has voted to fund a program
A proposed law to authorize spending money
The rejection of a bill
A sessions at which a committee listens to testimony from people interested in the bill
Money people and businesses pay to support Government activities
Rule that forbids members of Congress to offer amendments to a bill from the floor
An agreement by two or more lawmakers to support each others bill
The work a lawmaker does to help constituents with problems
President kills bill within last 10 days
Approval Government spending
Crossword puzzles have been published in newspapers and other publications since 1873. They consist of a grid of squares where the player aims to write words both horizontally and vertically.
Next to the crossword will be a series of questions or clues, which relate to the various rows or lines of boxes in the crossword. The player reads the question or clue, and tries to find a word that answers the question in the same amount of letters as there are boxes in the related crossword row or line.
Some of the words will share letters, so will need to match up with each other. The words can vary in length and complexity, as can the clues.
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