What is the Role of the Senate?

The United States Senate is one of the two Legislative bodies within that branch of government. The Senate is populated by elected officials who serve 6 year terms. There are two senators per state. The Senate has the unique privilege of consenting to treaties and consenting to or confirming appointments to the Cabinet, Supreme Court and other federal executive officials. The Congress is the law making body of the U.S. government You can find more information here: