What is the job of a state senator?

Answer While on a much smaller scale, the job of a state senator is similar in many ways to the job of a U.S. senator. From overseeing the spending of tax funds to debating and passing laws that affect th... Read More »

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Requirements to Be a Virginia State Senator?

The Commonwealth of Virginia has 40 state senators that represent citizens of its districts. Senators hold office for four years in Virginia and earn a salary of $18,000 as of July 2010, according ... Read More »

Which senator will not be attending 2012 state of the union address?

How Many Years Did Senator Obama Spend as a Senator?

Barack Obama was Illinois State senator for seven years (1997-2004) and U.S. senator for four years (2005-2008). He resigned from U.S. Senate after being elected 44th president of the United States... Read More »

What is the yearly salary of a U.S. senator?

The yearly salary of a United States senator is $174,000, according to, as of May 2010. The Senate majority and minority leaders, as well as the president pro tempore, are paid $193,400 ... Read More »