Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:46 PM
clydefrand (3,956 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.
6 replies, 577 views
Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Can someone tell me why the House of (Original post)
|Angry Dragon||Nov 2012||#5|
Response to clydefrand (Original post)
Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:51 PM
Atman (27,219 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.