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Mace (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Mace (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Mace     Symbolism in the House Chamber     The mace is the symbol of authority of the House of Representatives. The mace is 46 inches high and consists of 13 thin ebony rods representing the original 13 states of the union. The rods […]

Sergeant at Arms (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Sergeant at Arms (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Sergeant at Arms House: As an elected officer of the House of Representatives, the Sergeant at Arms is the chief law enforcement and protocol officer of the House of Representatives, and is responsible for maintaining order in the House side of the United States Capitol […]