Congress, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives, form the legislative branch of the United States government. Both senators and members of the House of Representatives can be called congressmen. More »

To become a congressman, a person must meet the minimum age and residency requirements of the appropriate state. He must live in the state and have been a United States citizen for seven or more years to run as a represe... More »

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When writing to a member of Congress, the letter should be addressed with the designation "The Honorable" followed by the representative's full name. Within the letter itself, the salutation should read "Dear" Mr. or Ms.... More »

The legislative branch of the United States government has two leaders: the speaker of the House heads the House of Representatives, and the vice president controls the Senate. The House of Representative has 435 members... More »

The House of Representatives and the Senate, the two chambers of the U.S. Congress that make up the legislative branch of government, can override a presidential veto. This may result in a bill becoming a law without the... More »

Congress, including both the House of Representatives and the Senate, falls under the legislative branch of the U.S. government. Article I of the Constitution spells out the duties of both the House and the Senate, both ... More »

Lists of United States congressman can be found on the House of Representatives and the Senate's websites. The website for Congress as a whole also has up-to-date lists and biographies for each member. More »

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