Capella University United States Senate Research Paper United States Senate Notes Earned Possible 1. Name of the Senator 2 2

Capella University United States Senate Research Paper United States Senate

Notes

Earned

Possible

1. Name of the Senator

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2

2. Address of the senator’s official website

2

2

3. The senator’s party affiliation (e.g. Republican, Democrat, Independent)

2

2

4. Name of the State represented

2

2

5. Senatorial Electoral history

2

2

6. Committee assignments

2

2

7. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). Make sure you include the source of your information.

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10

8. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of your quote)

5

5

9. One paragraph summary based on a video of the senator speaking either on the Senate floor or being interviewed on a news program.

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15

a. You will need to find a video online – should be at least 3 min, no longer than 10 min. Something like this can usually be found on the senator’s website.

b. Include the web address of the video that I can watch—this is required.

c. Summarize in a few sentences the main argument of the senator’s speech.

United States House of Representatives

10. The nine-digit zip code of your home address. Check http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp which is the zip code lookup on the United States Postal Service website. (75050) Grand Prairie, TX

2

2

11. The United States Congressional district in which you live.

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2

12. Name of your Representative

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2

13. Address of your representative’s official website

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2

14. Your representative’s party affiliation (e.g. Republican, Democrat, Independent)

2

2

15. Congressional Electoral history

2

2

16. Committee assignments

2

2

17. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words. and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.

10

10

18. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of your quote)

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5

19. One paragraph summary based on a video of the congressman speaking either on the Senate floor or being interviewed on a news program.

15

15

State Senate

20. The State Senate district in which you live.

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2

21. The name and party affiliation of the State Senator representing your district.

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2

22. Professional background (education, training, military service, government service)

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2

23. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words. and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.

10

10

24. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of the quote

5

5

State House of Representatives

25. The name and affiliation of the State House representative representing your district.

2

2

26. Professional background (education, training, military service, government service)

2

2

27. Political beliefs (in addition to their political party affiliation note any important positions they have publically taken on various political issues). This should be in your own words. and at least one paragraph long. Make sure you include the source of your information.

10

10

28. At least one quote that shows their political views on some topic. Be sure to include the source of the quote

5

5

Total

126

126

Grade (out of 100)

100

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