Discussion 1: “Balance of Power” Please respond to the following:
· Assess the necessity for having congressional committees as a function of an effective U.S. government. Propose two (2) alternative approaches to forming congressional committees. Support your rationale.
· From the first e-Activity, recommend two (2) bipartisan strategies that could persuade major political actors to increase minimum wage. Provide a rationale for your response.
· eActivity: Watch the video titled “State of the Union 2014 Address: President Obama’s FULL SOTU Speech – New York Times” (65 min 5 s) from 30:16 to 35:43. Be prepared to discuss. Video source: YouTube. (2014, January 28). State of the Union 2014 Address: President Obama’s FULL SOTU Speech – New York Times [Video file]. This video can be viewed from within your online course shell.