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The Violence Against Women Act and a law upping penalties for drug deals near a public school were struck down because their language was too
Legislative Resources of Presidents: Partisan base in _______
Has GA ever had 2 Budget offices?
The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 created the
Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 was better known as __________ _________ _______ (____) I
Before 1974, for budgetary data, Congress was fully reliant on information form the
Forces that shape the fate of nominees: _______ (passing the Senate Judiciary, blue slips, need for a home-state advocate)
During the most polarized Senate (05-06), nominees had a __% chance of confirmation
Nominations are approved by the Senate __% of the time
HW's Cabinet nomination to go down
Which Act created the CBO?
In the cases of intraadministration conflict, did Congress side with the agency or the White House more often?
This type of lobbying fosters partisanship and opposition counter-moves
What term now refers to any bill ordered by May budget resolutions?
Model of the Presidency in which Congress is the most powerful
OMB was created because of a __ fold increase in spending post WWI
3 keys to Presidential Power: keeping Congress off ________ and staying ______
Since the 1970s, there are now inspector generals within
What % of the budget is on entitlements?
Is inside lobbying (bargaining) more likely with a popular or unpopular President?
Legislative Resources of Presidents: Formal _____
1974 calendar: Final budget resolution with spending ceilings
1982 tax hikes were accomplished through
This rule requires 60 votes for legislation that would cause a revenue loss beyond the 10 year window of the budget
How the budget got through in 85, 86, and 87 to avoid sequestration
__% of households pay more in payroll taxes than income
In what year did Congress push the sequestration targets back and set off a stock market crash?
Created categorical sequestration
President for whom the norm of automatic Cabinet confirmations was broken
According to Kingdon, does administration importance rise as the session continues?
Founders assumed that which branch would be dominant?
In GA which committee has a permanent staff?
Some say that the amount of legislation passed in this scenario is the same as other times, but quality does not equal quantity
Model of the Presidency as first among equals
This act was the first to focus on spending limits (adjusted for inflation) rather than deficit reduction
Are Legislative-Executive Relations a zero-sum game?
Which party would have less administration initiative?
Televised speeches from here are the riskiest type of Presidential outside lobbying
3 keys to Presidential Power: Keeping a good reputation amongst the __ or ______ class
In what year were taxes in the highest bracket reduced from 70 to 50 with a 23% across the board cut
Agencies are designed to meet _____ specific Congress's policy goals
Was the Supercommittee allowed to touch entitlements?
What bill provided that reconciliation would be used at the start of the budget process?
Rule that automatically increases the debt ceiling upon adoption of a budget
This act requires a 48 hour notification of any 60+ day military committment
In 1941, the Joint Committee on the Reduction of Federal Expenditures got together to analyze numbers from the
The Social Security Reform Act of 1983 served to raise the minimum retirement age to __ and increase the
Part of the pork to pass this treaty was making Charlotte an international airport
Which Title of CBICA regulated Presidential impoundments
Methods of Congress reining in the President: _______ ________ guide the courts on how the policy was supposed to be executed
Informal rolls of the President include strengthening ______ bonds, responding to public ________, and balancing personal ________
Advantages of admin over lobbyists: Executive _________ Advantage
Best time for oversight is during a bill's _____
Successful Presidents ______ ideas
Which President returned to Reagan's policy of many return letters?
There is only weak evidence showing that this matters in judicial appointments
Process of connecting the first budget with the 2nd
The President has to initiate the budget because of the Budget and Accounting Act of
Al Gore came up with the idea of the _______ as a place to take the surplus and hide it away
Everything is revenue neutral and cuts can only come from the Defense, Domestic, or INTL buckets
Who was BO's 'regulation czar' for his 'libertarian paternalism' views?
Advantages of admin over lobbyists: ________ and Prestige
Legislative Resources of Presidents: Patronage and ______
Congress often uses _______ as bargaining chips
This was passed as part of the Contract with America and was ruled unconstitutional
Start of the fiscal year date
Recess appointments last until the next
1993 Clinton Budget Plan name
Signing statements, executive agreements, and recess appointments are examples of Presidential
Do more junior or senior members pay more attention to the administration?
A President can make frequent use of _______ when lobbying votes
LBJ's visit to Phil Landrum's district allowed him to beat back a challenge from
GOP tactic to slow down federal spending
Since 1789, Congress has overridden _% of vetos
Veto threats need to be used sparingly to maintain
This is Congress offering the President power with strings attached (Congress avoids policymaking but retains power)
In the 1908s, the GOP capitalized on the fear of creeping deficits, and deficits didnt go higher than ______'s last year
OMB Central Clearance has been more politicized since
How does the Senate enforce PAYGO?
What tax increase was accepted quietly to offset spending growth.
What is the term for Nixon's unilateral spending cuts on federal programs?
__% of federal receipts are payroll taxes and __% of federal receipts are income taxes
1947 National Defense Act & 2004 Creation of Director of National Intelligence strengthened whom?
Act that created the CBO and ended nongermane budget ammendments. Set 20 hour debate limit on budget and reconciliation.
Clinton legitimized his tax increases by saying they were for
Crises, ambitious staff or committee chair, divided govt, or lots of time lead to more
He held the first TV oversight hearing on organized crime
The deficit reduction _______ ____ placed any money saved from a bill in to eventually pay off the debt
The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Act of 2001 is better known as the
Simpson Bowles not coming to a vote led to the
This President re-empowered OMB and reined back OIRA, opening it to interest groups
Forces that shape the fate of nominees: ________ (opposition wants to stall until they are in power)
Did the Supercommitte have any moderates?
What type of Budget Act legalized impoundment was struck down by the courts?
Conservatives thought the Budget Act would
In 2009, PAYGO was changed to allow for this type of spending
Does the President's party factoring his decision into theirs always translate into votes?
Methods of Congress reining in the President: Periodic ________, used most often with regards to defense
Name a problem with applying the Wilsonian model to the States
Election years and social welfare bills are associated with using a ___
Which Budget led to earmark reform?
Which President used his first months most effectively?
Ways to score a President: From each member in relation to the President, reported in CQ now
Good way for a President to use Congress to get the public's attention
The GOP held federal appropriations bill and the ______ _________ under hostage unless Clinton would sign their budget
Non-entitlement domestic spending has ________ since 1980.
W created _____ ______, return letters for existing policy
1974 calendar: time period in which individual bills authorizing and appropriating federal programs
This theory of judicial selection states that ideological conflict is omnipresent
President's budget compromise commission
Who traded LBJ breaking civil rights fillibusters for appointment powers?
Reasons for low admin power: ________ differences
How many govt shutdowns happened in the 90s?
This model of the presidency involves blowing off Congress on treaties and preferring viewing the States as a parliamentary system
With regard to administration factoring in decision making, did seniority matter?
Bill Clinton scandal that kept his first 2 AG's from confirmation
Who has a shorter timetable, the President or Congress?
Under CBICA, the Senate and House Budget Committees have to develop the
President's lobbying arm
President can social lobby by offering to _______ in the district for the legislator
Which bill reformed earmarks?
1966-1973 was known as the _ ______ _____ ___ because the process fell apart.
Methods of Congress reining in the President: Designing ______
__% of veto overrides are successful
Name an organization started by executive order
Presidents must cooperate with Congressional leadership for their political _______
Temporarily delaying spending, but can be overruled by Congress
Does intraadministration conflict exist?
LBJ's conservative Democratic point person on the Great Society
1974 calendar: month with prelimenary budget resolution and spending targets
In professionalized legislatures, members of this party are less likely to run
During a government _______, the executive typically inconveniences people to blame the legislature
The President has to deliver an economic message to Congress because of the Employment Act of
Average wait for a Federal Trial Court judge is _ months
Which President didnt have much Hill experience, leading to his VP's role increasing?
By 2002 not passing these became normal.
Decade that small deficits became common
Formal name for tax loopholes is tax
This was the 1985 attempt at sequestration that was designed to hit a balanced budget in 5 years (20% per year)
GRH II changed the enforcer to ____ because of the Supreme Court
Congress moved to cut which President's WH staff?
This type of oversight is more common since the 1970s
This President required all agencies to create a policy office
The President's party always views actions of the other party as attempts to ________ the President
The Supercommittee was actually the Joint Select Committee on
This rule bars extraneous matter and threats to Social Security from reconciliation bills
Forces that shape the fate of nominees: ________ & ________ (divided govt, 84% passed in unified, 66% passed under divided, split benches)
Who did FDR endorse over Walter George (a New Deal skeptic)
How many years after GRH I did GRH II pass?
1980s- Supreme Court decided that these stand as long as they dont directly violate statute
Why didnt the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 have an immediate impact on the deficit?
Is party voting for the President's party more of a function of administration or Congressional leadership?
Liberals thought the Budget Act would increase
The Budget Act changed the fiscal year from ______ to October
A veto override takes _/_ of each house of Congress to be successful
Methods of Congress reining in the President: ________ strategies
Biggest Tax Increase in American History
Advantages of admin over lobbyists: easier to ________, and not obligated to be direct
These statements, politicized by W, communicate how the President will enforce a law
Which president adopted the idea that deficits dont matter?
What % of the budget is defense spending?
House GOP eliminated this rule in 2011
SSI, Medicare, Medicaid are known as
Bill that created the House and Senate budget committees
Name one circuit that has easy confirmation processes
Vetoes can also be a sign of political
Low presidential approval, strong opposition, and bipartisan support are all factors increasing the likelihood of an
GA fiscal year begins in
This 1996 Budget compromise attempted to get a balanced budget by 2002.
Low _____ _______ taxes reinforce wealth maldistribution
Before 1921, did the President have any power with the budget?
Threat of a ______ can rein in the bureaucracy
This bill gave the President power to present Congress with executive branch department spending estimates and spending requests
Longer name of the Budget Act
In 1921, what agency was created?
The Legislative Budget Office in GA predates the
This amendment said no money for abortions
In 1946, the Joint Committee on the Legislative Budget came together to create a
These allow for spending at last years level or a % of last year's level (how Congress funds the govt)
Administration ______ affects how (and how often) proposals are structured
How many concurrent budget resolutions have been passed on time since 1976?
Maximum spending in GA is set by
Do ideas more often come from Congress or the President?
This President used the most vetoes
Methods of Congress reining in the President: Advise and consent on _______
OIRA employed these to stop agencies from administering out of step policies
This can be event specific, statutory, or on a whole program
This type of Presidential lobbying is about taking credit and issuing blame
GA's version of the OMB
When Congress passes budget bills now, theyre
What was the bill that caused the 2013 sequestration?
What was added to the Clinton tax hikes to please conservative Dems?
Who shifted decision making powers in the budget process from committees to party leaders?
Extremism or wrongdoing lead to unconfirmed
This OMB function deals with approving executive proposals for Congress
This was the result of tensions between Nixon and the Democratic Congress
First state with a line item veto
This type of government leads to less oversight
Of payroll taxes and income taxes, which one is paid by all wage earners?
This was first introduced to give Hoover the power to overhaul the exec branch
Kingdon argues that factors believed to be structural are actually
First budget resolution sets a ______
What used to be ignored by committees who didnt want to cut spending?
In 1972, which Magazine declared a Constitutional crisis based on Nixon's impoundment?
Voters perceive different strengths between the
Divided government, unpopular President, and no international conflict are conditions in which _____ are likely
Reasons for low admin power: Antipathy between ______
This type of Presidential lobbying is known as 'going public'
In the aftermath of the Civil War, each ______ needed to be specifically mentioned in law
Average wait for Court of Appeals nomination is _ months
Legislative Resources of Presidents: National ______ Organization
Govt taxing and spending policy is better known as what type of policy?
Legislative Resources of Presidents: Leftover resources from the _______
Methods of Congress reining in the President: _______, police patrol and fire alarm
In 2011, new House rule that says that new mandatory spending is offset with existing cuts (minus obamacare and tax cuts)
2009 PAYGO changes allow ________ bills to meet the requirement
Which GA governor kept his own scorecards for legislators?
Did productivity increase more in the Reagan years than in the Clinton years?
What was allowed to expire to have the Bush tax cuts?
For a nomination to pass, the majority leader must call the Senate into _____ session
Did the Supercommittee have the full support of the President or party leaders?
This theory is correct in that nominations have always been political, but it does not predict new rule expoitations
Legislators claim that they have a __________ role in government
If the President's Party is in control, an OMB thumbs down can ____ a bill
Legislative Resources of Presidents: White House _____
GRH gave this organization the power to enforce sequestration
This thesis deals with the President's differing success rates in foreign and domestic issues
How were the Clinton tax increases added to save the unpopularity?
Which President started a formal process for starting the legislative process?
10 million/year that can be dipped into by the governor for various needs
Richard Neustadt's book read by JFK
Who gained the most power from the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990?
The 1987 agreement between Reagan and Congress set how many different spending ceilings?
When were the Bush tax cuts set to expire?
If a President does not have strong _______, Congressmen will be less likely to support him.
What bill ensured 1 trillion in cuts over 10 years and created a supercommittee to cut another 1.2 trillion?
What was the earnings threshold on the 2013 Bush tax cut extensions?
These two committees deal with taxes
President has a responsibility to set an
Reagan authorized ____ to review proposed regulatory rules on a Cost-Benefit Analysis
How many budgets does GA pass every year?
Which legislator had his aircraft support for a trip pulled after blocking a W proposal on Dubai?
Ex Parte Milligan showed an extension of Presidential power in a time of
Does GA have a balanced budget law?
Going public by Presidents has increased because executives now have less of an _________ advantage
In 1946, the Joint Committee on the Legislative Budget came up with a plan to pass a _____ ___ _____ resolution on public debt if est expenditures were to be > est receipts.
These are the sessions held by Congress to keep from allowing recess appointments
This case represented how broad of a grant of authority Congress can give to the executive
Variations from the submitted budget of an agency
This disposes of the year's surplus in GA (since fiscal year is from July to July
Model of the Presidency as equal with the legislature
Control of this is how Presidents secure and extend power
Which President created the Council on Competitiveness?
Of the 13 sitting Democrats FDR challenged, how many lost their seats?
This is the model of the presidency of Teddy, if its not prohibited in the Constitution, he can do it
Teddy coined this term, a tool of the president
Which President attempted to put budgeting back in Congress's court and failed?
In what year was the attempted 'grand bargain'?
A secret, private committee in GA where budget decisions are made
Name a GOP Member of the Gang of 6
The _______ voter seeks to place checks on both parties power
Presidents change agency policy through
Year in which FDR gained in a midterm
This created the Congressional Budget process
The veto threat has an increased value due to increased
In 1980, Carter and Democratic leaders added reconciliation instructions to the
Most frequent communication tool of an administration
Is there a norm allowing minority reports from the Appropriations Committee?
Which President offered a deal to legislators that voted for his package (he wouldnt campaign against them)
A smart program director will alert a committee ____ of modifications in a program
Most defeated nominations occur in
The budget was +/- ________ in the years following WW2
The deference norm was most pronouncedly broken somewhere between ____ and _____
Tech and globalization have _______ the President with regard to international affairs
Another communication tool of an administration
When a President impounds to permanently withhold spending, requires authorization by both Houses.
In what year did the House adopt the Senate's PAYGO rules?
For most of Congressional history, were revenue and spending treated together?
Recess appointments require a _ day recess
Margorie Margoilies-Mezvinsky cast the deciding vote on this and lost her seat
This famous Act included sunset provisions
The payroll tax is _______, meaning that a bigger burden is on the poor
GRH focused attention on this rather than the budgetary process
From 1821-1921, the budget process can be characterized as
These are taxes or tax breaks that require passing anew each year
Required all spending proposals to be revenue neutral and created the PAYGO rule to make sure of it
Grover Norquist's tax pledge is known as the
In 2004, Congress passed the creation of this to decide what information to publish when
This act phased in a 2 bracket tax system
Legislative Resources of Presidents: _______ & public approval
INS v Chadha ruled this to be unconstitutional
In what year was the budget balanced?
In the healthcare bill, Dems added a .9% surcharge to these taxes
Does the Concurrent budget resolution have the full force of law?
Name a Dem Member of the Gang of 6
Divided non-entitlement spending into 3 areas, and to only apply sequestration to that category
Name a governor that made frequent use of GA's line item veto
This Supreme Court case claimed that the President is best suited for dealing with international affairs?
Ways to score a President: batting average of Presidential policy passing in Congress
This theory of judicial selection states that there is an ideological breaking point in which deference broke (Bork, Brown v Board)

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