Is congress effective? In answering the question consider if you think being more representative or more efficient is key to your measure of effectiveness. If you think Congress is effective why does it work? If you think it is ineffective is there a solution or is this systemic problem?
Throughout the history of democracy, the need for an effective and efficient representation of the masses is paramount. However, there is division in number of the representatives and efficiency. Be that as it may, congress is significant for any rule of democracy to function and be beneficial to the people. As such, the need to provide an oversight role with regards to the operations of the arms of government. For example, it’s the role of congressional Budget Office to analyze the President’s budget and determines whether it’s good for the taxpayers an such can face approval or rejection. This audit like activities are important so as to ensure there is proper allocation, distribution and management of resources that will in turn help in development.