The 112th Congress
is the convening of the legislative branch
of the American Government, which is composed of the US Senate
and the US House of Representatives
, from January 2011 to
January 2013. Senators elected to regular terms in 2006
complete those terms in this Congress. This Congress also includes the last House of Representatives elected from Congressional
Districts based on the 2000 Census (elections based on the 2010 Census will be held in 2012).