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Hello Fellow Americans, We have done pretty much every blog imaginable about The House of Representatives, so today we’re going to be focusing on the Senate and discuss some of their daily responsibilities. Let’s get started…   The Senate can be defined as, “an assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government, especially a legislative assembly of a state or nation.”   Now what exactly is the House of Representatives Responsible For? Keep Scrolling To Find Out…   Approve Presidential Appointments   The senate is responsible for approving appointees like cabinet members, Supreme Court Justices,...

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Hello Fellow Americans, After our last blog, we really thought we’d be moving on to discuss the Senate, but you guys simply would not allow it (which we totally appreciate). You said you wanted more historical facts about the House of Representatives and we’re here to provide.   Let’s Get Started…   Woman Weren’t Always Allowed In Congress   That’s right, woman simply were not permitted to serve as a member of the House of Reps. until 1916. The first woman elected was named Jeannette Rankin and represented Montana.   African Americans Could Not Initially Serve   It took up...

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Hello Fellow Americans, We thought we finished our section explaining the House of Representatives, but there was an overwhelming response to go over each section of leadership in the House and we didn’t want to disappoint. So, today we’ll be discussing the four sections of leadership within the House of Representatives. Let’s Get Started…   The Speaker   Coming up first is the speaker of the House, they’re responsible for setting the order of business, moderating debates, and determining committees. The speaker is typically voted by the majority of the House of Representatives--currently it's Nancy Pelosi. Majority Leader   The...

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Hello Fellow Americans,  We’ve done quite a few blogs on The House of Representatives, but there was some information we simply did not get to explore. So, today we’ll be looking at additional facts about The House of Reps. that are super interesting.   Let’s Get Started…   There Are 435 Members   The original amount in The House of Representatives was 65, however it grew overtime. In fact it got so big, that a congressional limit of 435 members was passed in 1911.   They Can Serve Unlimited Terms   A member of the house serves a two-year term...

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Hello Fellow Americans, Ever since we did our blog on The House of Representatives, you wanted to see the congressional guidelines to even be considered for a spot within this section of government. So, let’s not waste anymore time and get right into it.   Must Be 25 Or Older   That’s right, age does matter when it comes to The House Of Representatives—you must be at least 25 or wait until you reach the age limit.   Must Be A U.S. Citizen For 7+ Years   Unlike the president you don’t have to be a United States born citizen,...

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