What power does the senate have over the house of representatives?

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Date created: Tue, Jul 20, 2021 9:13 AM
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Under the Constitution, the House of Representatives has the power to impeach a government official, in effect serving as prosecutor. The Senate has the sole power to conduct impeachment trials, essentially serving as jury and judge. Since 1789 the Senate has tried 20 federal officials, including three presidents.

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