Frequently asked questions about the Senate with links to the answers.
How was the Senate formed? Origins & Development
How does the U.S. Constitution guide the Senate?
How does the Senate operate?
Why does the Senate provide "advice and consent" on treaties?
What is the Senate's role in presidential nominations?
Why is the Senate the "High Court of Impeachment"?
What are some notable moments in Senate history?
What is life like in the Senate?
How are senators elected? What are the qualifications to become a senator?
Who are the current U.S. senators? Current Senators
What committees do my senators serve on? Committee Membership List
What are the various leadership roles in the Senate?
Where can I find information about former U.S. senators?
Where can I find pictures of former senators?