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House vs. Senate
HouseSenate 2 year terms Oklahoma Representatives – 5 Total Representatives– 435 Leader- Speaker Of The House 6 year terms Oklahoma Senators – 2 Total Senators – 100 Leader- Vice President *Senators can approve treaties and presidential appointments.*
HouseSenate Qualifications – Must be 25 years of age, Citizen of the U.S. for at least 7 years, living in the state you are representing and it helps if you are from that state. Qualifications – Must be 30 years of Age, Citizen of the U.S. for at least 9 years, must be living in the state you are running/elected for.
Oklahoma Senators Jim Inhofe, republican, from Des Moines, Iowa. Inhofe is a U.S. Army Veteran and an avid pilot. Inhofe graduated from the University of Tulsa and is currently living in Tulsa. Tom Coburn, republican, from Casper, Wyoming. Coburn is a medical doctor and a Southern Baptist deacon. He attended both OSU and OU and is currently living in Muskogee.
Oklahoma Representatives Jim Bridenstine- District 1- Republican Markwayne Mullin- District 2- Republican Frank Lucas – District 3- Republican Tom Cole – District 4- Republican James Lankford – District 5- Republican
Salary Congressmen make $165,200 a year with the exception of the speaker who makes $208,100 a year.
Benefits Each member of congress receives special tax deductions, travel money, retirement and health care, money to hire a staff, free food, gym access, and free parking at airports.
REVIEW QUIZ 1.) How many members total are in the House? 2.) How many members total are in the Senate? 3.) How many total members are in congress? 4.) Who are the Oklahoma Senators? 5.) Who is the Congressman from our district?