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Congress

noun uk   /ˈkɒŋ.ɡres/ us    /ˈkɑːŋ-/
the elected group of politicians in the US who are responsible for making the law, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Congress has rejected the recent presidential proposal on firearms.
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