The legislative branch is the branch of government that is responsible for making laws. The branch consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate, which form Congress. More »

The legislative branch of the U.S. government, which is responsible for making and passing laws, is also known as the U.S. Congress. Congress is comprised of two houses, the House of Representatives and the Senate. The l... More »

The main way the executive branch checks the legislative branch is through veto power. Another way includes the ability to call special sessions of Congress. The executive branch can also recommend legislation, which is ... More »

The judicial branch of the U.S. government is responsible for interpreting laws as well as determining the constitutionality of laws passed by Congress. It may also make determinations about the constitutionality of exec... More »

The main purpose of the executive branch is to be sure the laws of the nation are followed and that the responsibilities of government are fulfilled. The executive branch consists of the President, Vice President and Cab... More »

The legislative branch on the local level is the division of government that makes state laws. All states except for one has a bicameral legislature. More »

The legislative branch of the U.S. government, which is responsible for making and passing laws, is also known as the U.S. Congress. Congress is comprised of two houses, the House of Representatives and the Senate. The l... More »