American Government

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Quiz 11 :

Political Parties

Quiz 11 :

Political Parties

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The Republican Party's traditional support of lower taxes is an example of an issue associated with the party's:
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Political party organizations differ from interest groups, in that their members seek or attempt to maintain their hold on _______________, as opposed to benefits.
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A loose ideological association is a part of brand associations with American political parties, with _______________ seen as liberal, and ___________ seen as conservative.
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Political parties effectively lower the information costs of voter participation because they provide:
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The ability of political parties to win political offices depends on successful candidate recruitment, which involves:
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Party leaders usually will not provide financial backing to candidates who cannot:
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Although the whole membership of each chamber adopts the rules for organizing committees and defines their jurisdictions, all other features of congressional committees are determined by:
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Although presidents cannot introduce legislation, they can usually rely on ____________ in Congress to introduce legislation that they favor, and help shepherd the legislation through.
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In recent years, ideological polarization has undermined the ability of American political parties to bridge elections and governance, because:
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A political party is an organized group seeking to:
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When recruiting candidates, parties consider that, at the very least, a serious candidate for a U.S.Senate seat must be able to raise _______________.
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__________ primaries are ones in which any voter can choose to participate, regardless of any party affiliation or a lack thereof.
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A primary election is described as______________ if it is only open to voters who have registered their affiliation with a party by a certain number of days before the vote.
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Historically, the party that controls the White House has usually lost seats in congressional midterm elections when the president is not on the ballot.Why is this the case?
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An aggressive protection of civil rights for women and for minorities is something most American voters have likely associated with _____________.
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The _______________ is more likely than any other type of nomination process to introduce new candidates, as well as new policy ideas.
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The fact that the Speaker of the House is selected by the majority party is significant because:
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In modern American politics, most party nominees for elected public offices are chosen through:
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In several states, notably among them Iowa and Nevada, the presidential nominating process begins with party caucuses, which are:
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Since at least the Civil War, the United States has had ____________ major parties; including ______________.
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