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United States Senate: Upper house of the United States Congress
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress. The United States Senate and the lower chamber of Congress, the United States House of Representatives, comprise the federal bicameral legislature of the United States. Together, the Senate and the House maintain authority under Article One of the U.S. Constitution to pass or defeat federal legislation. The Senate has exclusive power to confirm U.S. presidential appointments, ratify treaties, exercise advice and consent powers, and try cases of impeachment brought by the House. The Senate and the House provide a check and balance on the powers of the executive and judicial branches of government.

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Mark Zuckerberg apologises to families of online harm victims in Senate hearing | Oneindia News [Video]

Mark Zuckerberg apologises to families of online harm victims in Senate hearing | Oneindia News

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Meta, TikTok and other social media CEOs testify in heated Senate hearing on child exploitation [Video]

Meta, TikTok and other social media CEOs testify in heated Senate hearing on child exploitation

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