Exclusive and concurrent powers of Congress

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what are the exclusive powers of the HoR?
to begin consideration of all money bills, to impeach any member of the executive or judicial branches of the federal government, to elect the President if the electoral college is deadlocked.
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what are the exclusive powers of the Senate?
to ratify all treaties negotiated by the President - a two thirds majority is required. to confirm many appointments to the executive and judicial branches made by the president - a simple majority is required.
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what are the exclusive powers of the senate? Contd.
to try cases of impeachment - a two thirds majority is required. to elect the Vice President if the electoral college is deadlocked.
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what are the concurrent powers?
to pass legislation. to conduct investigations regarding the actions of the executive branch. to initiate constitutional amendments. to confirm the appointment of a newly appointed Vice President.
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how many members are there in each chamber?
435 house of representatives. 100 senators.
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what are the exclusive powers of the Senate?

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to ratify all treaties negotiated by the President - a two thirds majority is required. to confirm many appointments to the executive and judicial branches made by the president - a simple majority is required.

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