what is the main taks of each house of Congress?
to make laws
how often to the house and senate print their rules?
every 2 years
how long do house debates last?
house or senate? which rules are aimed at definiing the actions an individual representative can take?
house or senate? is geared towards moving legislation quickly once it reached the floor?
house or senate? which leaders have more power?
who does most of the work in congress?
right or left? where do the republicans sit?
right or left? where do the democrats sit?
in each house the ______ party selects the leaders of that party
_____leadershoip coordinates the work of teh 435 individual members of the house
how many purposes do the leaders serve?
who presides in the house of reps?
speaker of the house
who chooses the house of reps?
who is the speakers top assistent?
who plans the party's legislative program?
is a majority leader a house official or a party official?
the floor of hte house of reps may seem _____but it is the opposite.
house is normally in session from _____ through _____
the houes has how many calendars?
what committe serves as the traffic offiver in teh house
how many ppl are in the majority of hte house?
which is smaller. senate or house?
do all of the senators attend session in the senate? yes or no
how many desks does the senate chamber hold?
house or senate? which rules are more flexible
house or senate. which one does NOT have a speaker?
house or senate? which has fewer rules?
who presdies in the senate?
the constitution named the ______ the president of the senate
yes or no. does the vice pres. and the speaker of hte house have the same role?
is the vice president allowed to take place in senate debates? yes or no
is the vice president an elected member of the house? yes or no
who elects hte president pro tempore?
who elects the majority and minority leaders of the senate?
members of political parties
the senate has how many calendars?
what are the two calendars the senate has?
the calendar of general orders, executive calendar