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House of Representatives The Senate Making Laws The Veto

The Senate


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

30 A. The leader chosen by senators of the majority political party to schedule proposed legislation.
At least 9 years B. The temporary president of the Senate.
Minority floor leader C. The minimum age for a senator is _____ years old.
Senate D. The term of a senator is how long?
Majority floor leader E. A candidate for the Senate must have lived in the United States for how many years before running for office?
6 years F. Only the ______ can remove an impeached federal official.
President pro tempore G. The leader chosen by senators of the minority political party to schedule proposed legislation.



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