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"The Congress shall have Power ... To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof."
~ Article I, Section 8

The "Necessary and Proper Clause" has been nicknamed the _______________ because it _______________.


Full Faith and Credit Clause; forces the States to give any Act of Congress their "full faith and credit"


Privileges and Immunities Clause; guarantees Congressmen immunity from prosecution for anything they say while speaking on the floor of their respective house


Privileges and Immunities Clause; mandates that states treat visiting residents of another state as they would treat their own residents


Elastic Clause; stretches the power of Congress, allowing them it to do whatever it takes to carry out their enumerated powers


Elastic Clause; stretches the power of the legislative branch over the power of both the executive and judicial branches

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