What are the different powers given to the Senate and House?

Answer

Exclusive powers of the senate;

  • To ratify treaties with a two thirds majority
  • To confirm federal appointments
  • To try cases of impeachment
  • To elect a vice-president (in the case of an electoral college tie)

Exclusive powers of the House:

  • To consider all 'money bills' first
  • To impeach
  • To choose a vice president (in the case of an electoral college tie)

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