Congressional Procedure, Additional Resources, Chapters 8 and 9

Congressional Procedure
Congressional Procedure
A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress: The House of Representatives and Senate Explained
By Richard A. Arenberg


Additional Resources


Pocket Constitution


Chapter 8 – Additional Congressional Responsibilities and Procedures

A. Introduction
B. Nominations
C. Recess Appointments
D. Treaties
E. Congressional Oversight
F. Investigations
G. Impeachment and Trials
H. 25th Amendment
I. Legislative Veto
J. Recess and Adjournment
K. Senate Morning Business
L. House Special Orders
M. Appeals of Rulings of the Chair
N. Expelling a Member or Denying a Seat to a Member-Elect
O. Presidential Election
P. Presidential Succession
Q. The Courts
R. Amending the Constitution


Chapter 9 – Conclusion


Chapter 8. Additional Congressional Responsibilities and Procedures
8. A. Introduction Executive Business in the Senate


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8. B. Nominations


Presidential Appointments



Senate check on presidential appointments


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8. C. Recess Appointments


Obama loses recess appointments case


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8. D. Treaties


Defense Trade Cooperation Treaties


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8. E. Congressional Oversight


Checking the Executive: The Importance of Congressional Oversight



Congressional oversight of executive bureaucracy


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8. F. Investigations

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8. G. Impeachment and Trials





Federal Judge Removed From Bench


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8. H. 25th Amendment


The 25th Amendment Explained: American Government Review



David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What’s the 25th Amendment?


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8. I. Legislative Veto


The Legislative Veto


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8. J. Recess and Adjournment


What Does Congress Do On Recess? | Ron’s Office Hours | NPR



David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: Is August Recess Work or Play?


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8. K. Senate Morning Business


Sen. Mitch McConnell. Senate meets for morning business. Dec 20, 2017.


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8. L. House Special Orders

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8. M. Appeals of Rulings of the Chair

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8. N. Expelling a Member or Denying a Seat to a Member-Elect


House Votes to Censure Rangel



Adam Clayton Powell vs. Congress


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8. O. Presidential Election


Electoral college | American civics | US History | Khan Academy


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8. P. Presidential Succession


Presidential Succession Explained: American Government Review


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8. Q. The Courts


Article III For Dummies: The Judiciary Explained


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8. R. Amending the Constitution


Article V for Dummies: The Amendment Procedure Explained


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9. Conclusion

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