Weekly Schedule 10/20
Monday: Our Representatives (See Gmail inbox)
Tuesday: Congress notes Part 1; 1995 Congress "60 Minutes" clip
- Tonight you need to watch the following 2012 "60 Minutes" clip and take notes over the following questions:
1. What are the main problems with Congress, and the Senate in particular?
2. What are the similarities between the reasons for these problem, and those in 1995?
3. Is this a problem unique to modern times or is it something inherent with the legislative system that we have?
4. What solutions are proposed in the video?
* Be prepared to discuss on Wednesday
Wednesday: Congress notes Part 2; Senate discussion
Thursday: History of the Filibuster and Cloture
Friday: QUIZ; Filibuster in action: Ted Cruz and Rand Paul (check your Gmail for the assignment)