each one of these of congress lasts 2 years and each one is numbered consecutively.
is that period of time during which, each year, congress assembles and conducts business.
Suspends until the next session.
President has the power to do this, or adjourn.
A meeting to deal with some emergency situation.
Those congressional elections that occur in the nonpresidential years---Between presidential elections.
the voters in each district elect one of the state's representatives from among a field of candidates running for a seat in the house from that district.
elected from the state as a whole.
dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage.
all of the senates seats are never up for election at the same time.
the people and interests the senators represent.
members of a governing board
devoted to a cause or party
lawmaker who attempts to balance the basic elements of the trustee, delegate, and partisan roles
review by legislative committees of the policies and programs of the executive branch
benefit allowing members of Congress to mail letters and other materials postage-free