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Guide to Committees

Congressional committees are the engines behind the legislative process. Each committee specializes in specific areas of legislation and oversight. Committees are responsible for proposing bills, conducting hearings, and overseeing the federal government.

In this guide, you'll learn about:

  • Types of Committees
  • Key Senate and House Committees
  • The Role of Committee Chairs and Membership
  • The Legislative Process within Committees
  • How to Monitor Committees

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