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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Senete house of representives legislative branch house vs senete YET the house has 435 senate only has 100 There are 435 total Representatives in the House. Each state has a different number of representatives depending on their total population. States with more people get more representatives. Representatives are elected every two years. They must be 25 years old, have been a US citizen for at least 7 years, and live in the state they represent. The Speaker of the House is the leader of the House of Representative. The House elects the member they want to be the leader. The Speaker is third in line in succession to the President. The Senate has 100 members. Each state has two Senators. Senators are elected every 6 years. To become a Senator a person must be at least 30 years old, have been a US citizen for at least 9 years, and must live in the state they represent. For a law to be made it must go through a bunch of steps called the Legislative Process. The first step is for someone to write a bill. Anyone can write a bill, but only a member of Congress can present it to the Congress. The most important responsibility of Congress is that of making the laws of the United States. In both houses the work of Preparing and considering legislation is done by standing committees, and in addition there are special committees in each house as well as joint committees with bicameral membership. there are 4 types of commitys there is standing , conference select and join. the powers of the congress. restricted the power of congress might pass a bill signed into law however if the supreme court says that the law does not folled the constatuiuon then the law is taken away.elastic clause granting Congress the power to pass all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the enumerated list of powers. john barrasso is one of the senators he is ripibican he is 62 years born in reading PA went to geogertown mike enzi he is 70 years old born in washington state offocie sense 1997 he went to university of denver some of the congress problems is that imagination reformed and Obama wants to make the rich people pay more taxes the next one fiscal issues and gun control.
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