Posted: August 26th, 2016
Define inherent powers.
A) Powers held by all sovereign nations allowing executives to take actions required to defend the nation and protect its interests
B) Powers held by all sovereign nations allowing the legislative branch to take actions required to ensure steady commerce and domestic order
C) Powers held by all sovereign nations allowing the judicial branch to take actions required to ensure a constitutional balance of prerogatives among the various branches of the national government
D) Powers moving away from sovereign nations to the international system as a result of the processes of globalization
Legislation whose tangible benefits are targeted solely at a particular legislator s constituency is
A) pork barrel legislation.
D) private legislation.
What is legislative sovereignty?
A) The idea that lawmaking authority in government should be supreme over the executive and judicial powers
B) The idea that lawmaking authority in government should be held by the people
C) The idea that lawmaking authority in domestic affairs is the exclusive purview of the legislative branch
D) The idea that lawmaking authority held by the executive is subject to legislative review by the parliament
Most members of Congress are
A) concerned with national issues, but even more concerned with local ones.
B) controlled by special interest groups.
C) interested only in the work of the subcommittee on which they serve.
D) opposed to the seniority system.
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