How many people make up both the Senate and Congress in the U.S. government?
There are 535 people in congress. Each state has 2 senators
which is 100 and there are 435 representatives.
There are 535 members in the United States Congress.
435 100 in the senate (2 per state), the other half of congress is the house of representatives which is 335. The house is based on the state's population. These numbers when added make up the electoral college. Take the state of Ohio for example there is 20 electoral votes for Ohio, 2 because of the senators, and the other 18 come from congressmen. Ken Orr Iowa
The people who work in the Legislative Branch of the government work either in the House of Representatives or the Senate. Together both the House and Senate make up Congress.
The United States Congress is composed of both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Congress is the legislative branch of government.
Which part of the government is designed to keep a check on the powers of both congress and the presidency?
It is the Senate
Both the House of Representative and the Senate represent the people.
Congress has two sections, the Senate and the House of Representatives. They are both part of Congress.
Congress is the head of the legislative branch. It includes both the House of Representatives and the Senate and one of their main tasks is to make laws.
The legislative branch is also known as Congress. Congress is made up of both the House of Representatives as well as the Senate.
Article I of the US Constitution establishes both the House and Senate as the two houses of Congress, or the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government.
Congress is a term that describes both the Senate and the House, when combined.
For starters, I believe that by congress you were referring to the House. Because Congress is made up by both the House and the Senate. The answer is NO. the Senate actually has less rules than that of the House because it is a much smaller body of people that are easier to manage.
no the only people who make laws are congress
Copyright is regulated by laws, which are created by the Legislative branch (Congress) of the US government. Both chambers of Congress (the Senate and the House of Representatives) must agree in order to pass or amend a law.
435 in House of Representatives 100 in Senate "Congress" refers to both chambers, so 535 total
No, the US Congress is made up of both the US House of Representatives AND the US Senate.
Yes. Congress refers to the combined Senate and House of Representatives.
The Legislative Branch - both houses of Congress, the House of Representatives and the Senate. And BTW, it's the Capitol, not capital!
Both, House of Representatives and the Senate.
no. congress is a name for both of the houses. senate and the house of Representatives are both called congress. :)
Yes. Congress is composed of both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
All the branches of the government are supposed to be equal to terms of power due to checks and balances created by the founding fathers. Congress can be extremely powerful if there is a clear majority faction that controls both the Senate and the House of Representatives, but it is weak if the members of the Senate or House are too divided to agree on anything.
In the US, Congress is divided into "Houses" (sometimes called chambers). Both houses of Congress -- the US Senate and the US House of Representatives -- are part of the Legislative Branch of government. The Senate and House of Representatives make laws together. Under most circumstances, they have to agree by a simple majority vote.
The Legislative Branch of government has the power to establish Post Offices. Congress makes up the Legislative Branch and include both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Congress. The senate is controlled by the democrats, the house by republicans.
Congress as a collective noun refers to both the Senate and the House of Representatives. Congress refers to both legislature bodies.
In the United States the US Congress initiates bills that if passed by both houses of Congress, the House of Representatives and the Senate. If the bill passes both branches of the Congress, and if the President signs the bill into law, then it's the duty of the Executive branch to implement the new law.
Both the Senate and the House of Representatives are collectively called Congress, and are both parts of the Legislative Branch.
From 1982 to 1986 John McCain represented Arizona in the House of Representatives which is one element of the U.S. Congress. Since 1986 he has served in the U.S. Senate. The House of Representatives and the Senate are both parts of the Legislative branch of the United States government.
They are both apart of the congress.
Together the house and senate form Congress and then war can be declared.
Congress. Both the House and Senate must pass a bill, called "appropriations" and signed by President, to draw money from the Treasury.
they get money and judgment they get money and judgment they get money and judgment Well under the original constitution, state governments were to be represented by the senate when the state legislators elect a representative for the state government. However due to the 17th amendment made in 1913, senators are directly elected by the people of a state. This means that the senator doesn't have to satisfy state legislators who run the state, but… Read More
What do you call the senate and the house of representatives when you are speaking of both at the same time?
The senate and the house of representatives are known as Congress.
members of both the house and the senate
when both house and senate adjourn.
They both sign off on Bills and they both have committees. Both are part of Congress
There are 2 houses in Congress and they are the House of Representatives and the Senate. Both are located in Washington, D.C.
By and large, the referenced bodies are both the House of Representatives and the Senate when referred to as congress.
Congress does not have a Speaker for both houses. The House of Representatives has a Speaker. The Senate is a bit more complicated.
They have a Parliament, which is divided between the National Assembly and the Senate. Both houses meet in completely different buildings in separate parts of the city. The Senate is not elected by the people but by local governments, and most business tends to be done by the National Assembly. Occassionally, both houses meet together at the Palace of Versailles to discuss matters, and this is called the "Congress of France".
That question is even an issue with the constitution. The constitution states all appropriations must originate in Congress. The House maintains, "congress" is referring to the House, since all taxation must originate in the House. The Senate claims "Congress" refers to both the House and Senate, therefore the Senate can originate an appropriations bill. But the House rejects it when the Senate tries to.
No. The US Constitution created 3 separate but equal branches of government, the Judiciary (courts), the Legislative (congress) and the Executive (President). The President can Veto any Law that the congress passes if He wishes but the congress can override the Presidents veto with a 2/3rds majority vote from both the House and the Senate.
Both the House and the Senate convene on the 3rd of January.
They are both equally necessary parts of the Legislative Branch of the United States government, and are both the two representation houses of Congress, and are both necessary in nearly every political task, especially the process of overriding a presidential veto.
They both are upper houses of congress They both are part of the legislative branch They both have representatives from all fifty states They both have the same citizenship prerequisites They both rotate people in and out of office
Resolution passed by both HOUSE OF REPRESENTAVES and SENATE(Congress)
Congress needs 2/3 majority from both the House of Representatives and the Senate in order to do that.
Congress can override the veto by a 2/3s vote in both the House and Senate.
Members of the House of Representatives and Senate are similar in the following ways: Both are elected by the people they represent. Both decide what bills that are introduced are passed. Both go to Washington. D.C. when Congress is in session. Both have to deal with lobbyists who want bills introduced and passed that favor their views.
How many members of congress are there in both the house of representatives and the senate combined?
There are 435 in the house of representatives and 100 in the senate. So 535.
The legislative branch has both the house of representatives and senate