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Please fill in the correct words from the political dictionary.

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5 a proposed law presented to a legislative body for consideration
6 to print a bill in its final form
8 various tactics (usually long speeches) aimed at defeating a bill in a legislative body by preventing a final vote; associated with the U.S. Senate
10 expression describing how most bills introduced in each session of Congress are buried, put away, or never acted upon
12 procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a legislative body
13 temporary joint committees created to reconcile any differences between the two houses' versions of abill
15 member who heads a standing committee in a legislative body
16 the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice President of the United States; in a State's legislature, either the lieutenant governor or a senator
18 permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills of a specified subject matter are referred
19 the member of the United States Senate, or of the upper house of a State's legislature, chosen to preside in the absence of the president of the Senate
20 the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen by and from the majority party in the House
21 legislative committee created for a limited time and for some specific purpose; also known as a special committee
23 a procedure enabling members to force a bill that has been pigeonholed in committee onto the floor for consideration
24 a proposal for action that has the force of law when passed; usually deals with special circumstances or temporary matters
26 least number of members who must be present for a legislative body to conduct business; majority
27 assistants to the floor leaders in the House and Senate, responsible for monitoring and marshaling votes
1 legislative committee composed of members of both houses
2 the floor leader of the party that holds the majority of seats in each house of Congress
3 the floor leader of the party that holds the minority of seats in each house of Congress
4 unwritten rule in both houses of Congress reserving the top posts in each chamber, particularly committee chairmanships, for members with the longest records of service
7 Type of veto a chief executive may use after a legislature has adjourned
9 a measure relating to the business of either house or expressing an opinion; does not have the force of law and does not require the President's signature
11 a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also called a party conference
13 a statement of position on an issue used by the House and Senate acting jointly; does not have the force of law and does not require the President's signature
14 unpopular provision added to an important bill certain to pass so that it will 'ride' through the legislative process
17 chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislature; literally (Latin) 'I forbid'
22 members of the House and Senate picked by their parties to carry out party decisions and steer legislative action to meet party goals
25 division of existing committee that is formed to address specific issues
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