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A) Buoy (B) Trial balloon (C) Testing the waters (D) Brainstorm (E) Test flight 144. A discreet, news-making strategy available to all government officials is the (A) off-the-record comment (B) anonymous tip (C) privileged conversation (D) news leak (E) press release 145. The beat system of newspaper and broadcast media has the following implications for news EXCEPT (A) Beat reporters file dispatches regardless of newsworthiness. (B) The same limited range of events is covered. (C) All government agencies are continuously covered.
The cohesive, organized structure of political parties is designed primarily to (A) mobilize voters (B) streamline messages (C) ensure that local members follow national leaders (D) provide funding for candidates (E) enact legislation 106. Successful political parties continually develop (A) new electoral technologies (B) ideologically pure candidates (C) arguments around key issues (D) connections between the regional and national levels (E) effective legislation 107. Political parties use labels, messaging, and issues to organize members of the party in order to (A) offer voters cues as to where politicians stand on issues (B) keep politicians in line (C) ensure collective responsibility for the party’s success (D) differentiate themselves from opponents (E) All of the above 108.
Congress usually maintains the status quo regarding legislation because (A) it is far easier to kill a bill than to pass one (B) several coalitions have to be made to pass legislation (C) that was the Founding Fathers’ intent (D) elected officials do not like to put themselves on the unpopular side of an issue (E) All of the above 164. The public’s poor perception of Congress is due to the nature of (A) government (B) pluralism (C) republicanism (D) democracy (E) a two-party system 165. The current budgetary woes of the federal government stem from entitlement legislation that (A) gives members of Congress access to a larger staff (B) automatically divides up the yearly federal budget (C) designates specific classes of people who are entitled to a legally defined benefit (D) separates the House and Senate and prevents them from working together on certain issues (E) is designed to prevent legislation from passing quickly and being sent to the president without hearings and debate 166.