There are two houses in Congress, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
If you want to be in the House of Representatives, you have to be at least twenty five years old.
You don't have to be born in the U.S. but you do have to become a citizen if you do. A representative also serves for two years.
To become a Senate, you have to be at least thirty years old, and either born, or nine years as a citizen in the United States.
Each state receives two Senators. Today, there is a total of 100 senators. Senators serve a total of six years in Congress. They are also elected over a six year period in thirds to replace the previous senators.
Congress has to meet at least once every year. The first meeting of Congress each year in on the first Monday in December.
The Congress has the power to set taxes and receive tax money.
Also, each house with the Concurrence of two thirds can remove a member of either house of Congress.
You have to be thirty five years old and a citizen of the U.S. to be President. The President is in power for four years, but can be reelected to serve a maximum of eight. A person must receive at least 270 votes to become president today.
If neither candidate gets a majority, then the House of Representatives immediately chooses by ballot one of them for President. If the President dies or is removed from office, the Vice President shall become the new President.
All civil officers of the United States can be impeached for the conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.