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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_oversight

Congressional oversight is oversight by the United States Congress over the Executive Branch, including the numerous U.S. federal agencies. Congressional  ...

www.flashcardmachine.com/ap-us-government2.html

Apr 2, 2009 ... Definition ..... Congressional Oversight refers to the review, monitoring, and supervision of federal agencies, programs, activities, and policy ...

countrystudies.us/united-states/government-14.htm

Dictionaries define "oversight" as "watchful care," and this approach has proven to be one of the most effective techniques that Congress has adopted to ...

www.let.rug.nl/usa/outlines/government-1991/the-legislative-branch-the-reach-of-congress/oversight-powers-of-congress.php

Congressional oversight prevents waste and fraud; protects civil liberties and individual rights; ensures executive compliance with the law; gathers information  ...

fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41079.pdf

Feb 22, 2010 ... A fundamental objective of congressional oversight is to hold ..... narrower definition: “I define [oversight] as congressional review of the actions ...

fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL30240.pdf

Dec 19, 2014 ... growth of the modern executive establishment, Congress's oversight ...... Congress can define the precise purposes for which money may be.

conginst.org/2011/11/28/executive-oversight-congress-oft-neglected-job

Nov 28, 2011 ... This is perhaps the simplest definition of “Congressional oversight”. Walter Oleszek, writing for the Congressional Research Service in ...

history.house.gov/Institution/Origins-Development/Investigations-Oversight

This means that Congress holds hearings on a variety of issues, from steroid abuse ... Joel D. Keeping a Watchful Eye: The Politics of Congressional Oversight .

www.definitions.net/definition/congressional%20oversight

Definition of congressional oversight in the Definitions.net dictionary. ... Congressional oversight refers to oversight by the United States Congress on the  ...