A senator has a term of six years. Members of the House of Representatives serve two-year terms. Re-election is possible and increases the number of years a congressman or senator serves. More »

Members of the United States Senate serve 6-year terms, but start their terms in staggered starts so that roughly one-third of the Senate body starts with fresh representatives every 2 years. As established in the Consti... More »

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The U.S. Senate passes and votes on legislation, approves international agreements from the executive branch, confirms presidential appointees and conducts hearings against government officials suspected of wrongdoing. A... More »

Key differences between the House and the Senate of the U.S. Congress include size, length of term and certain duties. The House of Representatives is much larger, with 435 members compared to the Senate's 100 members. T... More »

A quorum requires that there must be 51 senators present in order for the Senate to do business, while the House requires that the majority of the membership - or 218 representatives - are present. The number required fo... More »

Members of the United States Senate serve 6-year terms, but start their terms in staggered starts so that roughly one-third of the Senate body starts with fresh representatives every 2 years. As established in the Consti... More »

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After being elected, a United States Senator serves a term of 6 years. Senators are allowed to run for office as many times as they wish. More »