A formal assembly, as of princes, deputies, representatives, envoys, or commissioners; esp., a meeting of the representatives of several governments or societies to consider and determine matters of common interest.
The legislative body of the United States federal government, composed of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. | Members of Congress serve in Washington, DC, although they usually maintain close contact with their friends at home. [ Lesson 1
the US Congress, which makes the country's laws, is divided into the Senate and the House of Representatives. There are currently 100 Senators (2 from each state) and 435 members of the House of Representatives (Representatives are divided by population among the states, with each state having at least 1 representative).
Refers to the 2-year cycle of activities of the legislative branch. For example, the '101st Congress' began January 3, 1989 and included a 1989 and a 1990 'session.' Proposed legislation introduced during a 2-year Congress may be taken up at any time during that period, but once the Congress has ended, pending measures are no longer viable and must be introduced anew in the next Congress in order to be considered.
In politics, Congress ("a gathering of people") is the name of the main legislative body in a state that operates under a congressional system of government. In non-political usage congress is a term applied to a large national or international grouping of people meeting together with common interests or concerns, e.g. an academic conference.
Regular coming together on a representational basis of several hundreds - or even thousands - of individuals belonging to a single professional, cultural, religious or other group. A congress is often convened to discuss a particular subject. Contributions to the presentation and discussion of the subject matter come only from members or the sponsoring body. Frequency: usually established in advance and can be either multi-annual or annual. Most international or world congresses are more frequently held annually. A congress will often last several days and have several simultaneous session.
Congress (Secular), is a political party in India. congress secular is new form of congress socialists in kerala , formed after split in NCP in kerala it lead by kadannappally ramachandran it has one MLA kadannappally ramachandran from kannur district. currently it has very small no of members,