Caucus


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Caucus

A meeting of members of a political party, a faction within a party, or other likeminded individuals. For example, in a legislative chamber, the represented political parties form their own caucuses to present a unified front in public.
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Most of the candidates who have either publicly pledged to join the caucus or are likely recruits are running in state House districts that lean Republican, meaning the winner of the March 6 primary is likely to hold on in the general.
Colorado's Children's Caucus presents four to five educational programs for lawmakers each session.
But the example set by the Republican caucus should inspire someone on the left to try to copy it among Democrats.
The caucus will work to support congressional committees with jurisdiction over trademarks and Intellectual property, with special attention to consumer issues.
Out of these 650 women, a 30-Member Caucus of Women Councilors has been evolved after ensuring just representation of various categories and tiers.
You can bet that with Ryan running the show in the House and Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell leading the Senate, talk will center on making government more efficient and returning power to the states, but the Freedom Caucus will hijack these efforts and attempt to push Congress beyond where even Ryan and McConnell would go.
The current chair of the caucus is North Carolina Rep.
The IFA will work in conjunction with the Congressional Franchise Caucus to organize events both in Washington, D.
We are thrilled by the formation of this historic caucus dedicated to advancing the role of cooperatives in the nation's economy at the federal level," says Judy Ziewacz, CEO and president of NCBA CLUSA.
The survey, of 1,007 likely Iowa caucus goers age 18 and older -- 503 Democratic caucus goers, 504 Republican caucus goers -- set out to examine their views on the importance of candidates focusing on Social Security and which candidate they expect to caucus for on Feb.
The goal of the NIH Caucus is to preserve our nation's global competitiveness by highlighting the need for investments in cutting-edge research being performed by the NIH--the foremost biomedical research institute in the world" (Durbin & Graham, 2015).
Four members of Congress have joined to form the Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus.