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U.S. Congress: Structure and Powers

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  1. U.S. Congress:Structure and Powers

  2. Functions of Congress • Oversight • Following up on legislation to ensure their enforcement and administration • Agenda Setting • One of actors that determines the national discourse

  3. House Speaker of House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R-MO) Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Senate President Dick Cheney (VP) President Pro-Tempore Ted Stevens (R-AK) Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) Majority Whip Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Minority Whip Harry Reid (D-NV) Leadership Structure

  4. House 19 Standing Committees 89 Subcommittees Each House Republican chairs multiple committees or subcommittees Senate 16 Standing Committees 68 Subcommittees Each Senate Republican chairs multiple committees or subcommittees Committee Structure