You have studied the legislative branch of government and the wide range of powers held by the House of Representatives and the Senate. List five powers or duties of one or both houses of Congress and discuss each of the five, in a few descriptive sentences

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1. Power to judge elections wich means that can use a judicial tribunal and punish perjury and order arrestments 2. Power for a quorum to do business in order for the members to vote on any proposition submitted to the House 3. Power to determine rules and procedures which is in itself the power to make rules 4. Power over the house members which has to be with compensation for services and the right to expel members 5. The power to keep a Journal this being more a duty than a power of being able to address a journal in order to defend the truth of the house to ensure publicity to the proceedings

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