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Legislative Branch

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The laws of the United States are made by
legislative branch/congress
congress is made up of ______ houses
2
The upper house of congress is the
senate
the lower house of congress is the
house of representatives
men and women who belong to the senate are called
senators
a congressman is a member of the
congress
there are ______ senators in the state
2
there can be no more than _______ congressman in the house of representatives
435
my state has ______ representatives
2
Connecticuts state senators
Lieberman and Blumenthal
The congressman or congresswoman who represent me in the house of representatives is
Jim Himes
each senator is elected to office for
6 years
each congressman is elected to office for
2 years
the capital city of the US is
washington dc
washington dc is located in
the district of columbia
How many terms can my state senator serve for?
unlimited
How many terms can my state representative serve for?
unlimited
the president of the senate is
Joe Biden, vice president
The speaker of the house of reps is
John Boenner
How many days each year does each house convene to work?
100-110
Committee
a group/ team of people