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The Powers of Congress
By Phyllis Naegeli
1 In the Constitution, the powers granted to the Congress fall into three categories - expressed, implied, and special.
2 Expressed (or delegated) powers are specific authorities granted to the lawmaking body of our government. These specific powers allow the Congress to create the laws necessary to run our country. Expressed powers fall into the following categories:
4 1) Fiscal Power
5 The Congress is responsible for levying and collecting taxes. This money is used to pay our country's debts and to provide for the defense and well-being of our nation. Congress controls borrowing money and coining and printing currency. They also establish standards for weights and measures and punish counterfeiters.
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