Describe key elements of the role that Congress plays within the U.S. federal system.

 

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Based on the scenario and the knowledge gained from this section, address the following:

Describe key elements of the role that Congress plays within the U.S. federal system, with particular focus on Congress’ ability to reflect the will of the people. Support your argument with at least two concrete examples.
What are some of the issues that Congress is permitted by the Constitution to be involved in? (See Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution…)
What are some of the thing Congress is NOT allowed to do?
What is the role of Congress in relation to the role of the President, keeping in mind that they are two SEPERATE and COEQUAL branches of government?
What has been the results of the 17th Amendment on the Congress, states, and the country as a whole?

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