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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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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course POS 110 taught by Professor Britt,j during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10