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112th United States Congress
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United States Opposition Capitol (2011)

Duration: January 3rd, 2011 – January 3rd, 2013

Senate President: Ron Paul
Senate Pres. pro tem: Brian . O'Neill
House Speaker: Jim Kenney
Members: 50 Senators
250 Representatives
1 Non-voting members
Senate Majority: Libertarian
House Majority: Democratic

Sessions
Session 1: January 3rd, 2011 – April 3rd, 2011
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The 112th United States Congress began on January 3rd, 2011 and will end on January 3rd, 2013. Congress is aligned with the United States Opposition Government and meets in Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Branches of Congress

The Senate

Before 1976, the Senate had 2 senators per state with a total of 100 senators in Congress. But with relocation to Philadelphia, it was shortened to 1 Senator per state due to the limited space within Independence Hall. The Senate still has the powers did in the pre-1976 Constitution, being able to impeach the President and override a Presidential veto along with the House.

House of Representatives

Before 1976, the amount of Representatives per state would be decided by state population. But with the limited space in Philadelphia, it was decided that the maximum amount of Representative per state would be a total of 4. The amount of Representative per state varies with large states such as California and Texas having 4 while small states such as Rhode Island have 1 representative.

Non-voting member of Congress

Non-voting members of Congress in the past came from U.S. territories such as the US Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa. After President Agnew passed the Territory Absorption Act of 1995 which extended statehood to all 5 territories and the District of Columbia.

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