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Crash Course
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10, 11, 12, 9, High school

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Social Sciences, social studies

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This week Craig breaks out the crystal ball to try and figure out why our congresspeople do the things that they do. We’ll talk about the three motivating factors of congressional decisions – constituency, interest groups, and political parties – and we’ll break down how each of these factors motivate certain actions like casework, public opinion polls, and logrolling.