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?