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Government branches, checks and balances, power

Political science based questions on the House, Senate, Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches, impeachment and Locke's law of nature. There is also a question on election of president and Judicial as a powerful aristocracy.

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Though I am not sure about the comparison of Locke's natural laws (these are my best conclusions), I have done the best I could from my general knowledge and online research.

19. The Senate is an elected body, elected by the people and representation is equal among all states to two Senators. Representatives are elected for two-year terms and Senators for six-year terms. The Senate confirms the Federal judges, including the Supreme Court and executive department appointments by the President. Ratification by two-thirds of Senate of treaties negotiated by executive branch. Must pass the revenue bills passed by House.

20. The power to bring impeachment proceeding against a member of the executive branch, president or vice president, lies in the House. Bills are required to originate in the House of Representatives. Election of President in case of no ...

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Discussions on government branches and their powers, checks and balances, powers, and electoral college. The executive branch powers over other branches, the powers of the Senate and House, and judicial powers.