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Because in the Senate there are 100 members, 2 per state. In the House of Reprisentatives, we vote for the best people, and a few at a time can go.

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the house of representatives was based on the population of the state and the senate was 2 representatives per state no matter the population.

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Q: Why are there more members in the house of represenatives than of the senate?
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Are there 2 senators per state?

The US senate has 100 members. There are two members per state. But, the house of represenatives, depends on the states poplulation. For example, California has more people in the house of represenatives than wyoming.


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Why would members of the House of Representatives be able to spend more time doing legislative work than members of the Senate?

the house of representatives would be able to spend more time doing legislative work than the senate because there are more members in the house of representatives than in the senate


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Members of the Senate have more responsibilities than members of the House, since they are numerically fewer (100 compared to 435).


Why do the house of representatives and the senate each have different requirements do their members?

Members of the Senate have more responsibilities than members of the House, since they are numerically fewer (100 compared to 435).


Are there more people in the House or Senate?

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All revenue bills must start in the House of Representatives. Represenatives do not have unlimited time to talk on the floor. They can be over-looked or given a time limit by the rules of the House of the Speaker of the House. Senators have no time limits and may talk indefinately unless there is a cloture vote in which other members of the Senate vote to halt discussions of the current item before the Senate.


What if New York had a lot more members then Rhode Island in both the senate and the House of Representatives?

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