25¢ United States Senate
Constitution Bicentennial Series
Issue Date: April 6, 1989
City: Washington, DC
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed and engraved
The Senate stamp features the carved gilt eagle and shield located above the Vice President's chair in the Old Senate chamber. Although every act of Congress must be approved by the House and Senate, the Senate has sole authority to ratify, by a two-thirds vote, any treaties proposed by the President.