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Congress

Definition/Scope: The Congress of the United States is the legislative, or lawmaking, branch of the federal government. It is a bicameral legislature, which means that it is made up of two chambers, or houses.



Used For:

Capitol Hill

Broader Terms:

authorization for use of military force
Legislative Branch (US Government)

Narrower Terms:

authorization for use of military force
Congressional committees
continuity of government
Defense Continuity Program
earmark
House of Representatives
Iraq Shared Investment Act
Senate
Title 10 U.S.C.


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