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How many senators represent each state?

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Section 1

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How many senators represent each state?

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2 senators per state.

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Which group within the Senate holds the most power over legislation?

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The majority party.

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Which senate committee is equally staffed by members from the majority/minority political party?

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The joint committee

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Whose power in the Senate is equal to the power of the Speaker of the House?

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The President Pro Tempore.

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What describes the senate as?

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It is the upper chamber of Congress and has 100 members

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What happens if the House and Senate versions of a bill are different?

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They try to work out their differences in a conference committee.

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The most powerful member in the Senate is

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the majority party leader.

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What is the order of a bill becoming law after it is introduced in the Senate?

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committee, debate, Senate approval, House approval, presidential action.

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how much of the senate is elected every 2 years?

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1/3

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