How many people are in Congress?
Currently 535 - 100 Senators and 435 Representatives. The number of senators can be changed only by the admission of new states, since the Constitution entitles each state to two. The number of Representatives can be altered by law, provided that each state has at least one.
The US Constitution does not provide for referendums on national issues. I think if you want Congress to do something different, you must work to elect representatives and Senators who agree . But keep in mind many people will not agree with you; you can't force Congress to do just what YOU (or even you and 10,000 others) want.
The American people "own" the Library of Congress. It is both the oldest federal cultural institution and the primary research resource for the United States Congress. It is supported primarily by federal funding, but it also has a unique collaboration with many private donors to support acquisitions and maintenance of its many collections.
A large number of bills come before congress. Congress must divide up the work of examining various issues. It is like saying, "you specialize in foreign policy." "You specialize in forests." "You specialize in banks." We see basically the same thing in our lives. We go to one store that specializes in selling gasoline. We can go to an other store that specializes in hot pizza. One man specializes in treating sick people. There are…