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logrolling
bark barrel legislation
franking
interest group
PAC
lobbyist
cloture
roll call vote
voice vote
calendar
bill
party whip
minority leader
majority leader
caucus
constituents
incumbent
censure
gerrymandering
redistrict
reapportionment

Legislative Branch Word Search

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earmark
bill
caucus
censure
census
cloture
conference committee
constituents
filibuster
gerrymandering
house rules committee
impeachment
incumbent
lobbyist
logrolling
majority leader
markup
minority leader
Pork Barrel Projects
president pro tempore
quorum
reapportionment
redistricting
standing committee
subcommittee
veto

legislative branch Word Search

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pocket vote
Roll call vote
Standing Vote
Voice Vote
Cloture
Filibuster
Special interest Group
Joint Resolution
Pork Barrel Project
Casework
Lobbyist
Franking Privilege
Ex Post Facto Law
Bill of Attainder
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Impeach
Elastic Clause
Implied Powers
Expressed Powers
Seniority
Standing Committee
Minority Party
Majoryity Party
Gerrymander
Constituent
Census
Bicameral

Legislative Branch Word Search

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whip
jointcommittee
resolution
bill
veto
subcommittee
standingcommittee
incumbent
filibuster
bicameral
senate
gerrymandering
redistricting
constituents
quorum
nongermane
germane
markup
unicameral
cloture

Congress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Powers of the government described in the constitution Delegated powers
Powers not specifically stated in the constitution Implied Powers
Removal of federal officers impeachment
Review, monitoring, and supervision over federal programs oversight
2 house congress bicameral
Number of members each state sends to the house of reps based on population apportionment
Divide into new political districts redistricting
population count every 10 years cencus
Group of people elected to serve or act upon a particular matter committee
Meeting of members of a legislative body that belong to a political party caucus
Legislative leader elected by the party members holding the majority of seats in the House of Reps majorityleader
Party leader elected by the minority party in the house minorityleader
Leader of a party in a legislative assembly floorleader
Member of congress who aids minority/majority leaders of congress whip
Manipulate the boundaries to favor one party gerrymandering
permanent committee that oversees bils that deal with specifc issues standingcommittee
Temporary committee established for a limited time and for a special purpose selectcommittee
Meeting of committees to settles arguments between two branches conferencecommittee
Powers not directly elated to the making of new laws nonlegislativepowers
a draft of a proposed law bill

The Legislative Branch Word Search

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independents
tea party
republicans
democrat
bipartisan
repeal
filibuster
whip
minority
speaker
majority
Capitol
legislation
bill
override
roll call
vote
committee
bicameral
laws
Senate
house of representatives
Legislative

Legislative Process Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

People who vote for you or in your district Constituent
Prejudice towards a certain political party. Partisanship
group made up of members from the house and the senate. joint committee
laws limiting how long a person can remain in office Term Limits
Having two legislative houses bicameralism
head of the House of Representatives Speaker of the House
Person who counts and gets votes Whip
majority or minority leader in the house of reps or the senate Floor leader
Stops a filibuster Cloture
Action which stops the progression of a piece of legislation Filibuster
Highest officer of a committee Committee Chair

Legislative Branch Word Search

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third party
republican
democrat
congress
representative
senate
session
census
redistrict
at-large
pork-barrel
lobbyist
appropriation
pocket veto
rider
impoundment
veto
impeachment
interstate commerce
filibuster
president pro tempore
quorom
majority leader
caucus
incumbent
gerrymander
reapportionment
bicameral

legislative branch Word Search

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Description

pork barrel legislation
lobbying
entitlements
authorization bill
closed rule
pocket veto
hearings
rider
public bills
private bills
impoundment
contempt
perjury
subpoena
appropriations bills
joint committees
select committees
standing committees
filibuster
quorum
speaker of the house
censure
gerrymandering
reapportionment
bicameral legislature

AP Gov Congress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Delay tactic used to try to prevent a vote on a bill. filibuster
Person responsible for ensuring that people within his/her party vote properly. whip
No amendments may be added to a bill during debate. closed rule
Amendments may be added to a bill during debate. open rule
Attachment to a bill that is not related to the bill. rider
Minimum number of people that must be present to conduct business in Congress. quorum
Vote to prevent a filibuster. cloture
Legislation that directly benefits a member's constituents. pork barrel legislation
When the president holds onto a bill for ten days and Congress adjourns. pocket veto
Committee in the House that controls the length and time of debate on a bill. rules committee
A tax committee in the House. ways and means committee
The committee that allocates all funding. appropriations committee
When the government stops due to partisan behavior. gridlock
When parties each have control of one of the chambers/branches. divided government
When one party controls the chambers/branches. unified government
The process of congressmen exchanging votes. log rolling
When the House calls a vote to pool a bill out of committee. discharge petition
Two chambers sharing control of Congress. bicameral legislature
groups in Congress that share demographics congressional caucus
Free delivery postage. franking privilege

U.S Congress Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the upper house of Congress, consisting of 100 representatives senate
the lower house of Congress, consisting of 435 members house of representatives
a population count taken every 10 years census
an oddly shaped election district gerrymander
the political party to which more than 1/2 of the members belong majority party
the political party to which fewer than 1/2 of the members belong minority party
years of service used as consideration for assigning committee members seniority
a specifically stated power in the U.S Constitution expressed power
another name for expressed power enumerated power
a power not explicitly stated in the Constitution implied power
gives Congress the right to make laws necessary and proper elastic clause
congressional duties other than lawmaking non-legislative power
accusation of government official of misconduct in office impeach
requires police to bring prisoners to court writ of habeas corpus
a law that punishes a person to court bill of attainder
allows persons to be punished for an action that was not against the law when committed ex post facto law
the rights of congress to send related mail without paying postage franking privilege
representative who contacts officials to influence policy making lobbyist
the work that a lawmaker does to help constituents casework
primarily benefits a congress person's home district or state pork-barrel project
a resolution passed by Congress joint resolution
a speech used to prevent the adoption of a measure filibuster
people that seek to benefit especially through legislation. special-interest group
an additional provision added to a bill rider
a person who authorizes another to act in their behalf constituent