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The United States Congress is part of the legislative branch and is made up of two houses -- the House of Representatives and the Senate. The primary duty of Congress is to write, debate, and pass bills, which are then passed on to the president for approval. The 113th United States Congress is scheduled to meet in Washington, DC from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Legislature - Wikipedia

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A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city. Legislatures form important parts of most governments; in the separation of...

The Legislative Branch | whitehouse.gov

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The United States Congress is made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Learn more about the powers of the Legislative Branch of the federal ...

Three Branches of Government - Fact Monster

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Explanation of the three branches of government, the roles of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, and how they function as checks on each other.

US Government for Kids: Legislative Branch - Congress - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the Legislative Branch of the United States Government. The Congress, House of Representatives and Senate.

Congress for Kids: [Constitution]: The Three Branches of Government

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Our government has three branches. Imagine a triangle. At the top is the Executive Branch. The two bottom corners are the Judicial Branch and the Legislative ...

What are some interesting facts about the legislative branch ...

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Along with the judicial and executive branches, the legislative branch is part of the federal government of the United States. The legislative branch is home to two ...

Congress for Kids: [Legislative Branch]: Introduction to the ...

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Introduction to the Legislative Branch. Learn all about the U.S. Congress and how it operates. Other topics include how laws are made and bills that are vetoed .

The Legislative Branch - Ben's Guide

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The legislative branch is in charge of making laws. It is made up of the Congress and several Government agencies. Congress has two parts: the House of ...

Legislative Branch (Congress) Facts - Shmoop

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Shmoop guide to Legislative Branch (Congress) facts. Smart, fresh Legislative Branch (Congress) analysis by Ph.D. and Masters students from Stanford, ...