While senators serve 6-year terms in Congress, house representatives have 2-year terms. There is no limit to how many terms a person can serve in congress, and there are differences between what senators and house repres... More »

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While senators are elected to serve terms of 6 years, members of the House of Representatives are elected to serve terms of only 2 years. There are no limits to how many terms to which members of Congress may be elected. More »

The long-term goal of the Albany Congress of 1754 was to build a strong resistance against the French in North America by unifying the colonies and gaining support from one of the most influential American-Indian tribes.... More »

Of the 100 senators in Congress, roughly one-third, or 33, are elected every two years to six-year terms. Elections are held in November, and there is no limit on the number of times an individual may serve on the Senate... More »

Members of Congress have five roles they are expected to assume throughout their terms: legislator, representative, committee member, servant of their constituents and politician. Each role entails specific responsibilit... More »

Members of Congress are not exempt from being required to purchase personal health insurance under the terms of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes known colloquially as "Obamacare." However, members of Congress receive a... More »

The upper house of Congress is called the Senate. Congress has two groups of legislators, the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Senate is considered the upper house because its members have unique powers and r... More »