This book takes you inside the U.S. Senate, from its inception in the early days of the American republic through the present. Follow along on the daily schedule of a senator and learn how senators introduce and pass legislation. Learn about key figures in the history of the Senate, such as the first female and African-American senators. Get in-depth information on the role of Senate staff, constituent services, and the ways the House and Senate collaborate in matters such as impeachment. Whether you?re a political newbie or have studied the Senate before, this book is a great introduction to America?s legislature.