US Congress

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Noun1.US Congress - the legislature of the United States governmentUS Congress - the legislature of the United States government
U.S. Senate, United States Senate, US Senate, Senate - the upper house of the United States Congress
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
legislative branch - the branch of the United States government that has the power of legislating
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Recent media reports which indicate that the US Congress will vote on the portioning of Iraq are simply untrue reports, the embassy said in a statement.
November 9, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's First Vice-President Bakri Hassan Salih has asked a visiting US Congress delegation to lift the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan in order to enable it carry out political and economic reforms.
Bakri has informed the US Congress delegation on the efforts and projects that the government is establishing especially in the field of internal political and economic reform, hoping that Washington will support these endeavors by lifting the sanctions being imposed on the country.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A US Congress delegation confirmed the continued international support for Iraq in its efforts to liberate its territories and return of displaced persons.
In relevant remarks earlier this month, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said his country would be the winning party even if the nuclear deal that is the result of years of negotiations failed to receive the approval of the US Congress.
PRESS PHOTO The Kurdish Globe Iraqi government has strongly opposed a bill proposed by the US Congress that allows the Iraqi Kurds to be armed directly, bypassing Iraq's central government, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi said in a press release.
WASHINGTON -- A key panel of US Congress has approved Washington's $ 96 million aid to Pakistan for the year 2015.
WASHINGTON (TAP) - President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jfar, Wednesday, conferred, at the US Congress, with Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ettakatol party information unit told TAP.
17 last year and that their ultimate goal is to topple his government has the potential to provoke the US Congress to adopt resolutions that Ankara will not like.
Field, who works in the US Congress and has degrees in political science and US history, investigates the role of the US Congress in interpreting and applying the Constitution.
Morocco Caucus At US Congress Strongly Supports Morocco's Autonomy Plan For Sahara
Members of the US Congress Adam Kinzinger, Scott Perry and Juan Vargas were accompanied by the US Ambassador Richard Olson.