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Member of Congress

Person who has been appointed or elected to a congress

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A Member of Congress (MOC) is a person who has been appointed or elected and inducted into an official body called a congress, typically to represent a particular constituency in a legislature. Member of Parliament (MP) is an equivalent term in other, unaffiliated jurisdictions.

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Rep. Duncan Hunter: 'Shortly after the holidays I will resign from Congress'

The GOP Congressman announced he would be resigning "shortly after the holidays" after pleading guilty earlier this week to misusing campaign funds.
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Rita Braver looks back at the life and career of President George Herbert Walker Bush, who spent most of his life in service to his country, and who is remembered for his sense of honor, decency and..
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"Safe Third Country" agreement with Guatemala is "an insult to common sense," Congresswoman says

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Read the House Resolution Condemning ‘Trump’s Racist Comments Directed at Members of Congress’

The measure passed on Tuesday nearly along party lines.
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Texas Democratic congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee alleges that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a "cover-up" after an Inspector General's report that found poor conditions and..
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Tulsi Gabbard: We are an underdog campaign

Congresswoman and 2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard spent the holiday weekend campaigning in New Hampshire. Gabbard got a boost from last month's democratic debates. She joined CBSN's "Red &..
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Congressman says he's worried "the Russians never left"

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Congressman's former intern hopes to defeat him in primary

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Republican Fred Keller is the newest member of the U.S. Congress. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swore him in on Monday. Keller won a special election for a U.S. House seat from Pennsylvania last..
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