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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:46 PM

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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Response to clydefrand (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:47 PM

1. If it is referred to this way, it is just plain

laziness.

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Response to clydefrand (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:48 PM

2. It's not a big deal

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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:49 PM

3. Because the people doing it are wrong? (nt)

 

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Response to clydefrand (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:51 PM

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.

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Response to clydefrand (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:51 PM

5. Blame it on Fox

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Response to clydefrand (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 08:32 PM

6. Because and only because, the Republicans control the House.

 

They can only survive through lies and falsehoods.

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