Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:46 PM
clydefrand (4,173 posts)
Can someone tell me why the House of
Representives is referred to as Congress? Congress is made of of the SENATE and THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES? I haven't been able to find the answer to this.
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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:51 PM
Atman (28,543 posts)
4. Laziness, ignorance
We tend to call Representatives "Congressman," so many think they are the "Congress." Senators are called Senator, so it's pretty easy to get that right.