The U.S. legislative branch, also known as the legislature or Congress, meets in the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. The legislative branch comprises the Senate and the House of Representatives. More »

Once passed by the legislature and signed into law by the president, the people of the United States can challenge any law in the courts under the authority of the judicial branch. Laws deemed unconstitutional by the jud... 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 U.S. Congress meets in the Capitol Building, which is in Washington, D.C. The building lies at the eastern edge of the National Mall and stands atop a small hill known as Capitol Hill. More »

The Texas state legislature meets once every two years on odd-numbered years. The legislature begins their sessions at noon on the second Tuesday of the month of January. More »

The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the bicameral legislature of the U.S. Congress. The House is comprised of 435 Congressmen and Congresswomen representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, t... More »

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Once passed by the legislature and signed into law by the president, the people of the United States can challenge any law in the courts under the authority of the judicial branch. Laws deemed unconstitutional by the jud... More »