Language of Congress
Walter Oleszek, Congressional Research Service explained the Language of Congress, terms and concepts involved in the legislative process are defined, discussed and illustrated with video footage from the House and Senate. Terms covered include: congressional bills, amendment, quorum, cloture, veto, revise and extend, Congressional Record, joint session and joint meeting of Congress. close
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