The special duties of the U.S. House of Representatives include the power to initiate bills to collect tax money and other revenue, the ability to impeach federal officials and the duty to elect the president if there is... More »

Bicameralism of the United States Congress is in accordance with the basic principle of the government contained in the Constitution, that the government must be separated into two equal powers to prevent tyranny. The tw... More »

Congress, the United States government's lawmaking branch, is a bicameral legislature that comprises the two chambers, or houses, of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The members of both houses are elected off... More »

According to the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, the House of Representatives has the unique power to introduce bills that deal with revenue or money. The Senate does not share this authority. More »

The United States House of Representatives has three special powers not accorded to any other body: the power to start all bills intended to raise revenue, the power to impeach federal government officers (including the ... 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 »

When no candidate wins a majority of the votes from the Electoral College in an American presidential election, the House of Representatives holds a contingent election to select the winner. Each state delegation has one... More »