U.S. Constitution

Article I
Section 5, Clause 1

U.S. Constitution- Legislative Department

Article I. The Congress

Section 5. Powers and Duties of the Houses

Clause 1. Judging Elections, Returns, and Qualifications of Members
Clause 2. Rules of Each House
Clause 3. The Journal of Each House
Clause 4. Adjournment

Clause 1. Judging Elections and Quorum

Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do Business; but a smaller Number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the Attendance of absent Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each House may provide.

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