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see Congress of the United StatesCongress of the United States,
the legislative branch of the federal government, instituted (1789) by Article 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which prescribes its membership and defines its powers.
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House of Representatives:

see Congress of the United StatesCongress of the United States,
the legislative branch of the federal government, instituted (1789) by Article 1 of the Constitution of the United States, which prescribes its membership and defines its powers.
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House of Representatives

 

the name of the lower house of the legislatures of Belgium, Colombia (in these countries it is called the Chamber of Representatives and Chamber of Deputies, respectively), the USA, Japan, Australia, Jamaica, Paraguay, and some other countries; in New Zealand it is the name of the unicameral legislature. The first House of Representatives was formed in the USA according to the provisions of the Constitution of 1787.

House of Representatives

1. (in the US) the lower chamber of Congress
2. (in Australia) the lower chamber of Parliament
3. the sole chamber of New Zealand's Parliament: formerly the lower chamber
4. (in the US) the lower chamber in many state legislatures
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The commission would be co-chaired by a member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, and a member of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) -- A Member of the House of Representatives for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Mohamed Othman announced that a US force arrived to Kirkuk to protect the security of the province.
He served two terms as a member of the House of Representatives, and then successfully ran for the Senate in this year's national elections.
Murayama, 76, a member of the House of Representatives, had earlier announced he would not run in the June 25 general election, thus retiring from politics.
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He spent 18 years as a member of the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, and served as head of the House Budget Committee from 1995 to 2000.
Baghdad, Iraq (NINA) - A member of the House of Representatives from the citizen parliamentary bloc, Ahoud al-Fadhli called for UN support and raise the slogan of reconstruction of all cities damaged by the wars and were destroyed without exception.
He served for two terms as a member of the House of Representatives and then successfully ran for the Senate in this year's elections.
You had fig-leaf votes for the death penalty and refused to actually support the death penalty,'' Lungren said, adding that he supported capital punishment while he was a member of the House of Representatives.
Among the 24 parliamentary vice ministers, Sanae Takaichi, 37, a member of the House of Representatives, and Sanzo Hosaka, 59, a member of the House of Councillors, have both been appointed as vice ministers of international trade and industry.

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