Political Science 2244E Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Cloture, Seventeenth Amendment To The United States Constitution, Double-Track Railway

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The evolution of congress: the intent of the framers, division of powers so there"s no concentration. Separation of these means big states and small states help themselves: 2 key roles, representation, govern, 2 key powers, power of force, power over money. Evolution of senate: historically, less tension than the house, 100 members. Ju(cid:374)ior se(cid:374)ators did(cid:374)"t really talk for at least two years. Less polarized: electoral difference: equal numbers for every state, 6 year terms, major struggle for 17th amendment (1913, millionaires club vs elections. Speaker of the house (paul ryan: majority leader and minority leader, know senate majority and minority leader. Party structure in the senate: president pro tempore (orrin hatch, 3rd in line. Congressional caucuses: caucus: an association of members of congress created to advocate an interest. Intraparty caucuses (blue dog, rep study) only certain democrats/republicans: personal interest caucuses (human trafficking)

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