US Senate
The United States Senate is the upper house of the US Congress, consisting of 100 seats; each of the fifty states is granted two senate seats. The Senate is seated in the north wing of the Capitol building in Washington DC, and its job is to consent to treaties, to confirm officials, to try federal officials impeached by the US House of Representatives, and to veto or confirm House bills. The Senate has several caucuses and committees, and it is known for its bipartisan and collegiate atmosphere, in contrast to the House. In 2016, the Republican Party held a slight majority in the senate with 54 seats.


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