Constitutional limits on the powers of Congress; Constitution allocates more power to Congress than other branches; limitation on Congress in Article I, Sections 9 and 10; First Amendment limitations on Congress; rationale for Necessary and Proper Clause; representation of the people and the states; delegate and trustee theories of representation; issues regarding implementation of the “one person, one vote” requirement; gerrymandering; Great Compromise; multimember districts versus winner-take-all districts; differences between representation in America and other advanced democracies; constituent relations.

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