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The United States Constitution (Article I, Section I) grants all legislative powers to the Congress, which consists of a Senate and a House of Representatives. The Senate also has “advise and consent” privileges in matters of treaties and nominations. The sources listed below include descriptions of the legislative process, a compendium of Senate rules and procedures, and a more detailed analysis of specific aspects of the process.

The United States Congress is a bicameral legislature meaning it  consist of two chambers, the Senate and the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives consist of 435 members chosen through direct election. Currently, Indiana has 9 representatives in the House of Representatives. The number of Representatives is dependent on population. Each state, regardless of population, is represented by 2 Senators. You can search for your Congressional Representatives through the link on the right hand side.

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