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Congress of the United States

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The United States Congress holds the legislative power in the United States. It is made up to 2 chambers , the House of Representatives , and the Senate. The Congress is currently compound of 535 members.

The House of Representatives is made up of 435 representatives elected for a 4-years term and ruled by a speaker. The Senate is made up 100 senators (2 by state) elected for a 6-years term. The American Senate is directly presided by the vice president of the United States.

The congress has been founded in 1788.

The American congress has its own police.

The American Congress has its headquarters in the Capitol.