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Congress

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powers of congress
impose and collect taxes
borrow and coin money
regulate foreign and interstate trade
declare war
raise and maintain army and navy
When no president candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes, the outcome of the election os determined by the
House of Representatives
Who has the sole power of impeachment
The House
Who is responsible for trying cases of impeachment and can remove officials from office if found guilty?
Senate
states gain or lose seats depending on population changes between the federal census conducted every 10 years. This happens in the House
reapportionment
The party in control of the state legislature may establish congressional and other legislative districts in such a way to ensure that its candidates have safe seats
gerrymandering
members of congress have free use of the mail, allowing incumbents to communicate regularly with constituents
franking privilege
An incumbent can bring federal money directly into their district through
pork-barrel legislation