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Name: Lien Nicole Ha Use: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/TX www.senate.gov www.house.gov Review and Scavenger hunt 1. What number is the Current Congress? 117 th Congress 2. Which party controls the House? As of the 2022 election the Republicans 3. Which Party controls the Senate? As of the 2022 election the Democrats US Senate 1. What is the age requirement to serve as a Senator? at least thirty years of age 2. Who is the current President of the Senate? Vice President Kamala Harris 3. Who is the current President Pro Tempore of the Senate? Patrick Leahy 4. Who is the current Senate Majority Leader? Chuck Shumer 5. Who is the current Senate Minority Leader? Mitch McConnell 6. Who is the current Majority Whip? Dick Durbin 7. Who is the current Minority Whip? John Thune 8. Who are the Senators from TX? a) Senior Senator: Ted Cruz b) Junior Senator: John Corryn 9. List at least three committees that the Senior Senator serves on. a) Committee on the Judiciary b) Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation c) Joint Economic Committee 10. List at least three committees that the Junior Senator serves on. a) Committee on Finance b) Committee on the Judiciary c) Caucus on International Narcotics Control
US House of Representatives 1. What is the age requirement to serve in the House? At least 25 years old 2. What is the total number of Representatives in the House? 435 3. How many Representatives does TX State have? 36 4. Who is the current Speaker of the House? Nancy Polosi 5. Who is the current Minority Leader in the House? Jim Clayburn 6. Who is the current Majority Whip of the House? Kevin McCarthy 7. Who is the current Minority Whip of the House? Steve Scalise 8. What committees does your Representative serve on? a. Committee on Financial Services b. The House Committee on Homeland Security c. ______________________________________
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