Congress Organization Chart

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Axia College Material Appendix D Congress Organization Chart Complete the organization chart boxes with the required content. You may use Arial 8-pt. font to fit the required content in the boxes. The Interesting Fact box should contain something you find worthy of noting about each house of Congress. Loretta Campbell 05/10/2011
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Loretta Campbell 05/10/2011 United States Congress This is the legislative branch of our Government House of Representatives This is the lower of the two houses of Congress Senate This is the higher of the two houses of Congress Number of Members There are 435 members of the House of Representatives voting and 6 non- voting Term of Office Two year service terms Constitutional Powers Under the U.S Constitution, the house has the power of taxation, the power
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Unformatted text preview: to create bills authorizing federal fund expenditure. These powers are accorded to the House and not the Senate. Interesting Fact The Democratic Party dominated the House of Representatives during the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) Number of Members There are 100 Members of the Senate Term of Office 6 year term of service Constitutional Powers Under the U.S. constitution, the Senate is accorded the power of approval over some of our President’s appointments to government posts. They also ratify foreign treaties and try all impeachments. Interesting Fact The first women senator was Rebecca Felton who took the oath of office on November 21, 1922...
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