US/Senate/Committee/Rules and Administration
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|Leader||United States Senate Committee on Rules and Administration/Chair|
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|Responsible for the rules of the United States Senate|
The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, also called the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, is , administration of congressional buildings, and with credentials and qualifications of members of the Senate, including responsibility for contested elections. The committee is not as powerful as its House counterpart, the House Committee on Rules as it does not set the terms of debate for individual legislative proposals, since the Senate has a tradition of open debate.