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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Barnes declined to elaborate on how many members of his caucus were with Davis.
"Establishing the bipartisan Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus will allow Congress to work with entrepreneurs across the country to stimulate innovation, create jobs and move our country forward."
When the package went to the House floor, 19 Republicans voted against it.And after the vote, a portion of those members joined what they called the Platform Caucus, giving the conservative faction a formal name.
Leach's decision to leave the caucus happened the night before members of the larger House Republican Caucus, which is set to have 83 members during the legislative session, met in Austin to formally endorse Bonnen as the group's preferred speaker candidate.
The caucus was told that the appearance of smog in the months of November and December does not mean that the alarming air pollution levels subside for the rest of the year.
After winning elections, Maleeha Ali Asghar said that caucus would be used to raise voice for the rights of women at every available forum and efforts would be made to resolve women issues on priority basis.
He said the caucus has provided a forum where women parliamentarians can work for the development, empowerment and emancipation of women above party politics.
The caucus, in cooperation with the Colorado Technology Association, held an informational meeting on what the technology is, how it works, its potential benefits and challenges.
"I'm thrilled to be a co-founder of the new Congressional Freethought Caucus, which will help spark an open dialogue about science and reason-based policy solutions, and the importance of defending the secular character of our government," said Huffman.
They claim in the letter that he brought disrepute to the office of the president to at the detriment of River Gee County's development, adding that the Caucus decided to disassociate itself from Sen.
Not to be confused with primary caucuses that convene citizens to select delegates for the Democrat and Republican political conventions, a congressional caucus is a group of Members of the U.S.
As President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address took place January 30, 2018, an image of the Congressional Black Caucus began to spread.