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caucus:

see conventionconvention,
in U.S. politics, a gathering of delegates to nominate candidates for elective office and to formulate party policy. They are held at the national, state, and local levels.
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caucus

1. Chiefly US and Canadian
a. a closed meeting of the members of one party in a legislative chamber, etc., to coordinate policy, choose candidates, etc.
b. such a bloc of politicians
2. Chiefly US
a. a group of leading politicians of one party
b. a meeting of such a group
3. Chiefly US a local meeting of party members
4. Brit a group or faction within a larger group, esp a political party, who discuss tactics, choose candidates, etc.
5. Austral a meeting of the members of the Federal parliamentary Labor Party
6. NZ a formal meeting of all Members of Parliament belonging to one political party
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The poll represents the first time Iowans will be allowed to participate in a virtual caucus online or over the phone under new rules proposed this year by the Iowa Democratic Party.
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The Vietnam Caucus was established in 1990, focusing on veterans of the Vietnam War and their families.
OKLAHOMA CITY After a long year of infighting, the House Republican caucus is trying to bury the hatchet.
Jeff Leach has resigned from the hardline conservative Texas House Freedom Caucus.
Given the dangerously high levels of air pollution in the country, members of a Senate caucus on climate change on Thursday agreed that the situation relating smog and air quality in the country has reached an alarming level and should be declared a national emergency.
PESHAWAR -- Maleeha Ali Asghar of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) has been elected Chairman Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly's Women Caucus unopposed here Thursday.