The 35 chapters of Guide to Congress are divided into eight subject areas that cover all aspects of the U.S. Congress. This comprehensive reference offers a complete institutional history of Congress along with insight and analysis shifts in power of the U.S. Senate and House of Represenatives. Specific investigations and outcomes are discussed. Boxed features, tables, and figures and a generous number of photos enhance the topical coverage of this definitive resource on Congress. Also included are selected bibliography and key reference materials: a list of all members of congress who have served since 1789; congressional election results; floor leaders and committee chairs; dates for sessions of congress; women, black, Asian, and Hispanic members; and many more.

Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Powers

Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Powers

Chapter 13: Miscellaneous powers

The Federal Courts

The U.S. Constitution grants Congress a number of miscellaneous powers, such as those to create federal courts below the level of the Supreme Court, to establish uniform rules for the naturalization of citizens, to ...

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