This book helps clarify that process by taking you on the journey of a law from its introduction through its passage. Along the way you?ll learn how Congress is organized, means of introducing new legislation, the importance of committees and subcommittees, and the strengths and limits of presidential power. Discover the ways the House of Representatives and Senate collaborate to review legislation and follow along with the practical day-to-day details of scheduling the legislative calendar. Illustrations, video links, and suggested research projects round out the journey. This book will give you the background you need to understand how a single idea can become the law of the land.