) – Respond to the question prompts IN FULL.
– Demonstrate you’ve done the readings. Use quotations and cite page numbers from We the People.
1. Describe and explain congressional organization and representation. How is Congress organized? What are the differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate, in terms of structure, representation, and powers?
2. Discuss leadership in Congress? Who are the leaders in Congress and how are they selected? Are they powerful? What is the committee system in Congress and how does it operate? Explain.
3. Provide a review and analysis of Sarah Binder’s, “How to Waste a Congressional Majority: Trump and the Republican Congress,” from this week’s readings. How successful were congressional Republicans in getting their legislative agenda passed and signed into law by President Donald Trump? What were the administration’s priorities? What happened? Who gets the blame for the administration’s lack of success?