US and NC Legislative Branches

Comparing and Contrasting

US Legislative Branch

- Serves the entire United States

- Meet in country capitol: Washington DC

- There are 435 members of the House of Representatives

- There are 100 Senators (2 from each state)

- US Senators serve 6 years

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NC Legislative Branch

- Serves the State of North Carolina

- Meet in state capitol: Raleigh, NC

- There are 50 members of NC's Senate

- There are 120 members of NC's House of Representatives

- NC Senators serve 2 years

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Both Legislative Branches

- Bicameral legislation with House of Representatives and Senate

- US and NC House of Representatives serve 2 years

- Members are government employees

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