Edexcel Government and Politics -  US Congress Long Answer Essay Plans

These are A* essay plans for the ‘Congress’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all long answer questions ever asked. Each plan provides a balanced answer to the question, colour coded in ‘for’ and ‘against’. Each point is equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 Election.
Including: what most concerns members of Congress (e.g. money, the ‘folks back home’, or leadership?) an assessment of whether Congress functions more effectively when houses are united or divided, an assessment of leadership in Congress (looking at the role of the Speaker, the Minority Leaders in the House and Senate (and the de facto majority leader of the Senate)) and, of course, an assessment of the oft-quoted idea that Congress is the ‘Broken Branch’ in comparison to the Executive and the Judiciary.

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