Congress consists of the House and the Senate. The Senate has 100 members, 2 representing each of the 50 states. The House has 435 members each representing an average of 747,000 people. Montana has the largest district representing 1 million residents. Rhode Island has the smallest representing 530,000 residents.
Senators serve 6-year terms and House Members serve 2-year terms. Their job is to legislate on your behalf and help you with any problems you face with the government. Of the 3 branches of government Congress is the most responsive to the people.