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Unit 9
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Unit 9


When in the minority, Republicans complained about restrictive rules but quickly realized their advantage for controlling the legislative process when in the majority.


Restrictive Rules

SOURCE: Walter J. Oleszek, Congressional Procedures and the Policy Process (ashington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2004), p. 128.

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Home Unit 1: Introduction Unit 2: From Problems to Solutions Unit 3: Origin of Bills Unit 4: Bill Drafting and Floor Introduction Unit 5: Referral to Committee Unit 6: Subcommittee Review Unit 7: Mark-up and Subcommittee Voting Unit 8: Committee Action Unit 9: Scheduling Floor Consideration Unit 10: Floor Debate Unit 11: Floor Votes Unit 12: Ironing Out Differences Unit 13: Presidential Action and Congressional Reaction Unit 14: The Legislative Processes