November 13, 2011
Giving Congress a Progress Report
As with the president, Congress is also elected by the people and is held accountable by the people. Each day Congress is featured in the news based upon their actions proposals, and conflicts that arise between political parties.
Using the website: constitutioncenter.org/newswire track the progress of Congress based upon the stories featured in the news. Choose one article and assess what how Congress is doing by following the directions below. Add your information by adding a comment using the following format. Your submission is due on November 30th.
1. I read the article… which was published on …..
2. (Summary Describe what was said about Congress) According to the article …
3. Was this a positive or negative article about Congress
4. What did you learn about Congress