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To what extent are the Senate and the House of Representatives equal in power?

Evidence that the Senate and the House are equal in power includes:

Both chambers have equal power in the passage of legislation, constitutional amendments,
overrides of presidential vetoes and declarations of war

Evidence that the Senate…

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Exclusive Powers of the Senate

The Senate's exclusive powers are seen as more prestigious than those of the House. Two of them,
in particular, give the Senate significantly more power than the house

o The Senate alone has the power to confirm by a simple majority many appointments
made by…


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