A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different countries, constituent states, organizations, trade unions, political parties or other groups. The term originated in Late Middle English to denote an encounter during battle, from the Latin congressus.
All nine members of Congress representing districts along the U.S.-Mexico border are opposed to funding President Trump's request for $5.7 billion for a border wall. CBSNews.com reporter Kate Smith.. CBS News - Published
The head of Peru's dissolved Congress presented a legal appeal to the country's top court on Thursday seeking to suspend the closure of parliament on the grounds that President Martín Vizcarra had.. Reuters - Published
Members of Congress from both parties are voicing their opinions on the impeachment inquiry into President Trump at town halls in their home districts. For some Democrats in mostly Republican.. CBS News - Published
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra dissolved Congress on Monday to end a yearlong battle with rightwing lawmakers over his anti-graft campaign, but rebel legislators refused to leave the chamber as.. Reuters - Published
Members of Congress are heading back to their home states for the first time since House Democrats announced their impeachment inquiry into President Trump. CBS News White House correspondent Paula.. CBS News - Published
From frantic journalists swarming lawmakers to a news cycle that wouldn't slow, members of Congress saw a week of consequence and chaos that made impeaching President Donald Trump a possible reality.
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"The congresswoman is a very gracious member of Congress, so we had a very positive conversation about our districts and how we represent them," Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters after her meeting.. CBS News - Published
The four freshmen members of Congress who were the target of President Trump's tweets telling them to "go back" to their countries held a press conference to respond to the president on Monday. Reps... CBS News - Published
Unbowed by criticism of his racist tweets, President Trump told members of Congress: "If you hate our country... you can leave." Mr. Trump was responding to furor over his weekend tweets saying that.. CBS News - Published