United States Congress
United States Congress, Legislative body in United States
Description: The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States, consisting of two chambers: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
History: First convened in 1789, the U.S. Congress has played a major role in shaping the nation's history.
Culture: Congress has been instrumental in defining American political culture by setting legal precedents and creating comprehensive policies.
Practical: Congress meets in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Did you know ?: The U.S. Congress is one of the few legislatures worldwide that has constitutional authority for 'implied powers'
Location: Washington, D.C.
Inception: March 4, 1789
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