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Unformatted text preview: Congressional Job Requirements DIRECTIONS: Indicate whether the following items refer to the Senate, the House, both houses of Congress, or neither. Write the proper letter - S for Senate, H for House, B for both, N for neither - in the space next to the item. 1. Members are elected to a two-year term 2. Members were once chosen by State legislatures 3. Members can be sued for statements made while attending a session 4. Number of representatives is based on population 5. Has grown in membership since 1889 6. Cannot adjourn without the consent of the other house 7. Members of this house are paid a yearly salary of $145,000+ . 8. Has expelled only four members 9. Elections for members are held on the same day in every State 10. Well over half the members are lawyers 11. A person must be U.S. citizen for at least nine years to become a member, 12. Minimum age of member is 25 years old 13. Majority of members are men 14. They meet in the Capitol. 15. It has 435 members 16. Members are elected to four-year terms 17. One must assemble at least once a year 18. They represent a cross-section of the American people 19. Members can fix their own salaries 20. Members are elected to a six-year term 20....
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