PLSC Day 8
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Date Created: 09/19/16
Day 8 9/10 Senate Filibuster Stop with vote of closure Need 3/5 60 votes Passing a lawsteps Sub Committee ↓ Committees ↓ “Floor” of house Hearings laws written Sub Committee ↓ Committees ↓ “Floor” of senate Have to unify bill conference committee Have to have a re vote on bill and then the bill goes to president If president veto you need ⅔ of both houses to override Congressional Powers Law making Investigate (checks & balance) Subpoena Can compel people to testify Impeach President; cabinet member judge; means no indict (House of Reps) 2 Steps 1. Impeach 2. Hold a trial House prosecution Senate judges need ⅔ majority to agree to impeachment Impeached: Clinton and Andrew Johnson (not removed) Nixon resigned (watergate) Senate by itself 1. Confirm pres. Appointments Federal Judges, cabinet 2. Ratify treaties⅔ vote required Electing President Electoral collegevotes from each state You need a majority to be elected Pres. Could be a tie or a 3rd party 1824 House of Reps elects Pres. Continental Congress rule 1 vote per state senate would elect up; John Quincy Adams pres. during this time
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