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Example Question #3 : Congress
Which Article of the Constitution outlines the powers granted to Congress?
The structure of Congress and the powers reserved for Congress are established in Article I of the Constitution.
Example Question #1 : Powers Of Congress
A President is tried for impeachment by ___________.
The House of Representatives
The Supreme Court
The House of Representatives may bring charges of impeachment against a President, and if the vote carries, he is tried for impeachment in the Senate. Only two Presidents have ever had charges of impeachment brought against them by the House (Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton), but neither were found guilty in the Senate.
Example Question #2 : Powers Of Congress
What name is given to the attempt by a representative in Congress to provide funds and confer benefits to his or her home district?
Pork-barrel legislation is the name given by any attempt, successful or otherwise, by a representative to gain some benefit for his or her home district at the expense of national interests.