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Last reply by: Professor Jibin Park
Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:26 AM

Post by Rebecca Dai on April 10, 2015

Professor, how do we differentiate between executive, legislative, and judicial power? Thanks!

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Mon Feb 2, 2015 9:50 AM

Post by Marcelo Quijano on January 19, 2015

What is the difference between Committee on Appropriations and the Committee of Ways and Means

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Sat Jan 10, 2015 11:22 AM

Post by Rebecca Dai on January 10, 2015

What does it mean that the congress is in or out of session?

The Legislative Process

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:10
  • The Committee System 2:11
    • Committee Chairpersons
    • Standing Committee
    • Select Committee
    • Conference Committee
  • Exclusive Committees 8:51
    • House Committee on Appropriations
    • Rules Committee
    • Committee of Ways and Means
  • Delegate vs. Trustee 12:06
    • Congress as Delegate
    • Congress as Trustee
    • Example
  • Membership Privileges 18:18
    • Allowance for Office and Staff
    • Travel Allowance
    • Immunity from Arrest
    • Immunity from Libel or Slander Suits
  • Legislative Powers 22:54
    • Expressed Powers
    • Implied Powers
  • Non-Legislative Powers 28:16
    • House Selects President
    • Senate Chooses Vice President
    • Congress Can Propose Amendments
    • Impeachment Powers
    • Senate Approves Presidential Appointments
  • How a Bill Becomes a Law: House 33:27
    • Bill is Introduced, Numbered, and Assigned to a Committee
    • Bill is Returned to Committee
    • If Approved, the Rules Committee Sets Terms of Debate for the Bill
    • Bill is Debated by the House
    • Vote's Taken and Sent to Senate if Passed
  • How a Bill Becomes a Law: Senate 35:12
    • Bill is Introduced, Numbered, and Assigned to a Committee
    • Bill May be Assigned to a Subcommittee Before Returned to Committee
    • No Rules Committee Exists in Senate
    • If Approved
    • Both House Vote and Then the President Can Sign the Bill
  • Legislative Tactics 39:33
    • Filibuster Cloture
    • Pork Barrel Legislation
    • Logrolling and Riders
  • Example 1 46:19
  • Example 2 46:49
  • Example 3 48:50
  • Example 4 50:17
  • Example 5 51:39