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Accountability of Elected Officials
Career Paths to Congress
Chaplains in the U.S. Congress
House Ethics Process
House/Senate Differences
Lame Duck Congress: Attendance and Voting
Members of Congress: a Job Description
Oath of Office for Members of Congress
Pledge of Allegiance: Standing for the Pledge
Pledge of Allegiance: Use in Congress
Qualifications to Run for Congress
Senate: 50-50 Split?
Senate Majority Leader: A Job Description
Sessions of Congress: Lengths
Size of House and Senate
Speaker of the House: a Job Description
Speaker of the House: Resignation from Office
Amending the Constitution
Constitutionality of Legislation
August Recesses
First Congress
GOP: Origins of Term
Ideology: Left or Right
Lame Duck Congress: Definition
Party Animals: the Donkey and the Elephant
Statue of Freedom
U.S. Citizenship Test
Amendment Tree in the Senate
Changing a Law
Conference Committees: In Decline
Conference Committees: Procedures
“Deem and Pass” Procedure
Executive Orders
Holds in the Senate
How to Find Basic Legislative Information
How to Keep Up With Congress
Types of Legislation

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Accountability of Elected Officials
Amending the Constitution
Amendment Tree in the Senate
August Recesses
Career Paths to Congress
Changing a Law
Chaplains in the U.S. Congress
Conference Committees: In Decline
Conference Committees: Procedures
Constitutionality of Legislation
“Deem and Pass” Procedure
Executive Orders
First Congress
GOP: Origins of Term
Holds in the Senate
House Ethics Process
House/Senate Differences
How to Find Basic Legislative Information
How to Keep Up With Congress
Ideology: Left or Right
Lame Duck Congress: Attendance and Voting
Lame Duck Congress: Definition
Members of Congress: a Job Description
Oath of Office for Members of Congress
Party Animals: the Donkey and the Elephant
Pledge of Allegiance: Standing for the Pledge
Pledge of Allegiance: Use in Congress
Qualifications to Run for Congress
Senate: 50-50 Split?
Senate Majority Leader: A Job Description
Sessions of Congress: Lengths
Size of House and Senate
Speaker of the House: a Job Description
Speaker of the House: Resignation from Office
Statue of Freedom
Types of Legislation
U.S. Citizenship Test

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