Only two U.S. Presidents have been impeached by the House of Representatives: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Both were acquitted in trials held by the Senate. In 1974, the House Judiciary Committee voted on Articles of Impeachment for Richard Nixon, but he resigned before the full House of Representatives voted on any of the articles.Know More
Andrew Johnson was impeached on Feb. 24, 1868 for violating the Tenure of Office Act. He dismissed Edwin M. Stanton from office as the Secretary of War and replaced him with Major General Lorenzo Thomas without approval from the Senate.
Bill Clinton was impeached on Dec. 19, 1998 for charges of perjury and obstruction of justice relating to the Monica Lewinsky scandal.Learn more about Branches of Government
As of 2014, the last five U.S. presidents were Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan. With the exception of George H.W. Bush, each president served two terms in office.Full Answer >
Lists of United States congressman can be found on the House of Representatives and the Senate's websites. The website for Congress as a whole also has up-to-date lists and biographies for each member.Full Answer >
The U.S. House of Representatives provides access to a contact directory at House.gov which includes the email addresses of all state congressmen in the House of Representatives. At Senate.gov the U.S. Senate provides access to a contact directory including the email addresses of all state congressmen in the Senate.Full Answer >
The United States has three levels of government: federal, state and local, and each level covers a different geographical jurisdiction. At the local level, many subdivisions exist and include counties, cities or municipalities, towns, townships, school districts and special-purpose districts.Full Answer >