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1

british houses (2)

house of commons, house of lords

2

have delegates but no votes (5)

DC, Guam, The Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and puerto rico

3

5 major roles of congress

be legislators
represent their constituents
committee members
servants to their constituents
politicians

4

four voting options

delegates
trustee
partisans
politicos

5

floor leaders (3)

majority leader
minority leader
whips

6

house of representatives (5)

speaker: nancy pelosi
majority leader: steny. hoyer
majority whip: james clyburn
minority leader: kevin mcCarthy
minority whip: steve scalise

7

senate today (4)

president mike pence
president pro tem: charles grassley
majority leader: mitch mcconnell
minority leader: chuck shumer

8

most influential house committees

rules, ways and means, appropriations (deals with $$), armed services, judiciary, foreign affairs

9

most influential senate committees

foreign relations, appropriations, finance, armed services