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A Guide to the House of Representatives

House of RepresentativesThe United States House of Representatives is part of the legislative branch of the government. The House is made up of elected officials from each state called a Representative. The number of Representatives a state receives is determined by population, but each state is assured at least one seat in the House. After growing steadily with the size of the national population, the size of is now fixed at 435. This guide will show you how the House of Representatives works, what powers it has, as well as what it is doing and what it may do in the future.

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