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There are 435 members in the House of Representatives, as prescribed by law since 1913. Commonly referred to as The House, it is one of two legislative bodies that make up the United States Congress, the other being the ... More »

Members of the House of Representatives serve 2-year terms. These terms come up for reelection in even calendar years. More »

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The U. S. House of Representatives is made up of 435 members. Congress passed a law raising the number of representatives from 391 to 435 on April 8, 1911. The Permanent Apportionment Act of 1929 sealed the number there ... More »

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The number of representatives from each state in the House of Representatives varies based upon the state's population, with a total of 435 members, as of 2015. The U.S. Constitution sets the number of senators from each... More »

A closed meeting of each party in the U.S. House of Representatives is called a party caucus or conference, during which representatives vote and debate policy and leadership decisions. The Democratic Party uses the term... More »

A quorum exists when a majority of the members are present, which is 218 members in the House of Representatives provided no vacancies exist, and 51 members in the Senate, which has 100 representatives. The size of a quo... More »

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As of 2015, 36 of the 435 congressional representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives are from Texas. Of the 36 representatives, 11 belong to the Democratic party while 25 are Republican, including Joe Barton, who... More »