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Lesson Five Discussion Question: Use the information provided in your textbook on the Congress, relevant Internet websitesand these two congressional websites to respond to the discussion question below. . Link: http://www.house.gov. Link: http://www.senate.gov/index.htm How a Bill Becomes a Law may appear to be a fairly straightforward and not all thatcomplex a process if you simply review a typical diagram provided in most textbooks.Despite this straightforward process, many political commentators argue that gridlock — orthe inability of Congress to pass meaningful and necessary legislation — dominates thecurrent congressional era. What are the causes and consequences of congressionalgridlock? Activity: (1) Develop a brief diagram or bullet list for the House of Representatives and one for theSenate showing how a bill may become a law, and (2) In brief paragraphs, identify and explain the causes for congressional gridlock (forexample, political polarization, gerrymandering, etc.). What type of reform would youpropose to the legislative process to break the gridlock? Your initial discussion postings (250-300 words) should demonstrate an understanding andanalysis of the assigned readings and video. It may be helpful to reference the assignedmaterial in your response demonstrating connections between your thoughts and thecourse resources. In addition, you will also need to post two substantial responses (about 150-200words) to at least two of your classmates’ posts.