compare and contrast two congressional committees

Identify and choose two congressional committees (Links to an external site.),(use multiple sources).  Identify one from the House and one from the Senate that are the same committee, for example: the House Armed Services Committee and the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Write a full research/informative essay using the below format:

  • Provide a complete and detailed background of each committee (leadership, composition, subcommittees, scope, history, etc)
  • Briefly compare and contrast the two committees.
  • Identify what each committee is working on currently.
  • Explain why a Representative/Senator would want to be on each respective committee. How can they exercise power? What decisions can they influence?