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Congressional Elections: Crash Course Government and Politics #6

Posted By Filiz Yargici On December 25, 2016 @ 3:49 pm In | Comments Disabled

From CrashCourse

Craig Benzine talks about the importance of congressional elections – the frequency of elections in the Senate and House, typical characteristics of a candidate, and the motivating factors our congresspeople follow to get re-elected.

Watch video (8:57): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxiD9AEX4Hc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtOfse2ncvffeelTrqvhrz8H&index=6 [1]

tags: incumbency advantage, patronage, pork barrel programs, ear marks, franking privilege

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