Structure and Rules
The House Of Representatives
The Senate
Committees
Congressional Math
100

These are the two chambers of Congress

The House of Representatives and the Senate.

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

100

The current number of Michigan's Representatives

100

These are Michigan's Senators

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters

(From https://www.senate.gov/states/MI/intro.htm)

100

Formed to address a specific task

Sub Committees

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

100

The number of Senators plus the number of Representatives

100 Senators + 435 Reps=535

200

What is the Senate's "Nuclear Option"?

An procedure that allows a simple majority (51 Votes) to overturn a rule or precedent

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

200

The House Standing Committee on that focuses on keeping food safe and affordable

The House Agriculture Committee

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

200

This is the number of Senators

100

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

200

Where house and Senate members work out differences between similar bills.

Conference Committees

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

200

The number of Senators squared 

100*100=10,000

300

An tactic to keep a measure from being brought to a vote

Filibuster

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

300

This number: H.R 200 means what

This is the title of the 200th proposed bill in the congressional term

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

300

He is the Senate Majority Leader

Chuck Schumer

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

300

Committee chairs are elected but the most _____ member of the majority party is usually chair.

senior

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

300

What is the most recently approved budget

400

Most legislative and executive business is conducted by ________

Unanimous Consent

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

400

He is the house minority leader

Kevin Mccarthy

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

400

He is the President Pro-Tempore

Patrick Leahy

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

400

A permanent panel with full legislative functions and oversight committees

Standing Committee

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

400

The number of Representatives divided by the number of Senators

435 Reps /100 Senators = 4.35

500

Congressional leadership positions are determined by ________, chamber rules, and by ________

The Constitution and Tradition

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

500

This is the number of Representatives in the House

435

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

500

She is the president of the Senate

Kamala Harris

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

500

Includes members of both chambers to conduct studies and perform housekeeping tasks

Joint Committee

(From "Legislative Branch Fun Facts PPT Note Guide")

500

n=(Senators/Representatives)^2 

Solve For n

n=0.05284714

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