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The United States Congress is a bicameral part of the legislative branch of the government. It is composed of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The bicameral arrangement was created with the Great Compromise[1]. Representatives are chosen according to a state's population, while each state has two Senators. Presently, the Republican party has majority in the House, while the Democratic party has majority in the Senate.

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  1. http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/uscongress/a/greatcomp.htm

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