c. terms of four years, with two-thirds of seats open for election every two years
d. terms of six years, with one-third of seats open for election every two years
e. terms of six years, with two-thirds of seats open for election every two years
How might rallying events affect presidential politics?
a. Rallying events lead to drops in presidential approval ratings, making passage of their
agendas more difficult.
b. Rallying events have no effect on presidential politics.
c. Rallying events make presidents more politically cautious.
d. Rallying events tend to temporarily increase presidential approval ratings, providing
windows of opportunity to press for action on their agendas.
e. Rallying events permanently increase presidential approval ratings, guaranteeing
Which of the following, if true, would indicate that grassroots/outside lobbying is an
ineffective political tactic?
a. Policy makers primarily work to satisfy the demands of their wealthiest campaign
contributors. As a result, they rarely respond to broader public opinion.