Discuss: A. The basic functions of congress: making law, checking the administration, educating the public, representation, conflict management, judicial selection, and leadership selection. B. The dual nature of congress.
Discuss: A. Congressional recruitment: who recruits and the basic factors that influence recruiter’s selection of potential candidates. B. Congressionalnominations: the primary process and the decentralization of nomination. C. Congressional elections: crucial factors and determination of election outcomes.