The US Congress is so designed that the individual members of Congress have an incentive to serve their constituents, but they also have incentives to work with one another. They use various strategies to pass legislations that benefit them and their parties. […]
It is necessary to be in office to be able to achieve a particular policy change or exert influence over some part of government.
There are various tools and resources that the members of Congress use to get re-elected to office. […]
The members of the Congress have to balance between serving the needs of their constituents and working for the common good. This dilemma leads to constituents supporting their representatives but not liking the Congress in general. […]
Robert Morris was made the Superintendent of Finance in 1781. He tried his best to stabilize America’s economy, but disgusted with the opposition to his policies, he resigned from his post in 1784. […]
The Congress and the states found themselves ill-equipped to deal with the financial problems that arose with the Revolutionary War. The decisions the states made about the financial problems almost make the paralysis of the Confederation Congress look appealing. […]
There are many types of governments. In order to distinguish one type of government from another, two basic questions need to be asked: First, who governs? That is, who is in control of the rules. Second, how much government control is allowed in a particular system? […]