The Senate is the more powerful house of Congress and this is mainly because of the fact that it is more prestigious as well as being indispensable in the passing of laws from the House of Representatives. Members of the Senate tend to have longer terms when compared to their counterparts with the former having six years to serve while the latter serve for only two years. Moreover, members of the Senate tend to enjoy more privileges than those of the House of Representatives and this creates a situation where the former is the more lucrative position to have.&nbsp.