Has 435 elected members; divided among the 50 states in proportion to their total population; in addition, there are 6 non-voting members, representing the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 4 other territories.
Part of the Legislative Branch: makes laws.
Representatives serve 2-year terms (no term limit).
The entirety of the House of Representatives is elected every 2 years.
Can make laws.
Can declare war.
Appropriate funds/raise taxes
All spending bills must originate in the House.
Impeach federal officials.
Decides presidential election in the event of a tie in the Electoral College.
Speaker of the House - Nancy Pelosi (Democrat).
Majority leader - Steny Hoyer (Democrat).
Majority whip - Jim Clyburn (Democrat).
Minority leader - Kevin McCarthy (Republican).
Minority whip - Steve Scalise (Republican).
Members must reside in the State they represent (not necessarily the district).
They must be at least 25 years old.
Must have been a U.S. citizen for at least 7 years.