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Why are there 100 senators in the Senate?

Two for each state, ergo 100, since there are 50 states. The Constitution (in Article I, Section 3, Clause 1) explicitly sets the number at 2 senators per state. As to why (MORE)

What does the senate do?

The Senate's main duty is to pass laws. If a federal official isimpeached, they conduct the trial. They also give their advice andconsent to treaties and Presidential appointm (MORE)

How can Senator block legislation in the Senate?

From wikipedia: "Sections 2 and 3 of Rule VII (Morning Business) of the Standing Rules of the Senate outline the procedure for bringing motions to the floor of the Senate. Und (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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Why does Article 1 Section 3 Clause 3 of the US Constitution read a Senator cannot be elected from the state where he resides?

You are reading that backwards, this clause says who  cannot be elected Senator. It says:    Clause 3. No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have  attained to the (MORE)