Browse house bills and resolutions browse senate bills and resolutions browse senate joint resolutions search these titles through the collections search page note: the bills and resolutions are available for selected sessions of congress, beginning with the 6th congress in the house of representatives, the 16th congress in the senate, and the 18th congress for senate joint resolutions. Find your senator by state, name, or us senate class oral history project since 1976 the senate historical office has interviewed senate officers, parliamentarians, clerks, police officers, chiefs of staff, reporters, photographers, senate pages, and senators. The house of representatives was established as a result of the great compromise the house is larger than the senate the constitution gave congress the power to determine the size of the house and to divide representation according to state population.
Congress, consisting of the senate and the house of representatives, form the legislative branch of the united states government both senators and members of the house of representatives can be called congressmen the senate consists of 100 members each state elects two senators regardless of. Is the us senate more educated than the us house of representatives in what ways is the senate a more powerful or important body of congress compared to the house of representatives are the us president and vice president members of the us house of representatives or the us senate. The senate could work with no changes to membership rules if it was primarily advisory, ie, it had powers roughly equivalent to those given to the canadian senate or the british house of lords in that case, it could also probably go back to being an appointed body.
Join us in the fight senate democrats facebook account senate democrats twitter account senate democrats youtube account senate senate democratic leader chuck. Contact federal elected officials president donald trump—contact the president of the united states by filling out the online contact form or by calling the white house switchboard at 202-456-1414 or the comments line at 202-456-1111 during business hours. Unofficial results runoff primary election — august 28, 2018 results by office, district and political affiliation for all special legislative races. The listing of local legislative delegations (pdf) contains the names and district numbers of house and senate members comprising florida's local legislative delegations, the address and telephone number of the delegation chairperson, the names of the other delegation officers (if any), and the delegation office contact information. In the united states, the bicameral concept of shared representation is exemplified by the by the house of representatives, whose 435 members represent the interests of all residents of the states they represent and the senate, whose 100 members (two from each state) represent the interests of their state governments.
The house of representatives background the united states house of representatives is one of the two houses of the united states congress (bicameral legislature) it is frequently referred to as the house the other house is the senate. The united states senate is the upper chamber of the united states congress, which along with the united states house of representatives—the lower chamber—comprises the legislature of the united states. The senate has 100 members, two per state the house has 435, based roughly on states' population as of the most recent census senators serve a six-year term representatives serve a two-year.
The united states congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the united states the legislature consists of two chambers: the house of representatives and the senate the congress meets in the united states capitol in washington, dc. America is divided up into 435 congressional districts with each district having the power to elect one representative to the house all 435 were up for election yesterday map us senate. Thus, house or the house of representatives is one of the two parts that make up the congress in us politics, the other being senate thus, to remember it once and for all, here is the equation congress = house of representatives (house) + senate. Functions the senate, along with the united states house of representatives, votes on which laws the united states should have in most cases, both of these groups have to agree on the suggested law and the president has to sign it before it becomes a law. The major similarity between the senate and the house of representatives is that both houses' main job is to legislate -- to create laws for the federal government.
The election of senator romulo gave more representation to the ldp and reduced the representation of one political party — either the lakas-nucd or the npc5 or 1/2 to which each of the parties is entitled the party with a majority representation in the senate or the house of representatives can by sheer force of numbers impose its will on. House tellers include one representative from each party and are appointed by the speaker at the end of the count, the vice president then declares the name of the next president the date of the count was changed in 1957, 1985, 1989, 1997, 2009, and 2013. The legislative branch is one of three branches of the us government: executive, judicial, and legislative established by article i of the constitution, the legislative branch consists of the house of representatives and the senate, which together form the united states congress.
There are 150 members of the house of representatives as opposed to 31 members of the senate according to the most recent census figures, the ideal house district population is 113,243 as opposed to an ideal population of 547,952 for each senate district. What powers the house has and what powers the senate has learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. Title 2 order of the speaker of the house of representatives, implementing a pay increase for house employees, effective january 1, 2009, issued january 9, 2009 (contained in 2 usc 60a- 2a) order of the president pro tempore, implementing a pay increase for senate employees. The senate is one of the chambers of congress that comprises the legislative branch of the united states government the other chamber is the house of representatives having two chambers of congress is called a bicameral legislature.
The us house of representatives from the house's inception, representatives have been elected directly by the people the us senate in the united states senate all states are represented equally. Roll call votes by the us congress house floor votes are compiled through the electronic voting machine by the house tally clerks under the direction of the clerk of the house senate floor votes are compiled through the senate legislative information system by the senate bill clerk under the direction of the secretary of the senate. The senate our country's legislative branch, or congress, includes another lawmaking body called the senate voters elect two senators from each state, regardless of population size.