The House and Senate passed non-binding resolutions recognizing the 20th-century atrocity as a genocide, but the White House did not follow suit.
Both houses of Congress have passed resolutions acknowledging the 20th century atrocity, which Turkey still denies happened.
The 20th century genocide killed more than 1 million people, and the Turkish government still denies it occurred.
Two bills passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support on Tuesday, one recognizing the Armenian genocide and the other calling for sanctions on Turkish officials.
The House voted overwhelmingly to support the bill recognizing the early 20th century genocide, in which more than 1 million Armenians are thought to have been killed.
Dozens of nations see the deaths of a million and a half Armenians and hundreds of thousands of Greeks and Assyrians under the Ottomans as a genocide, the U.S. might have too, an NSC official told Newsweek.
America, as the planet's most powerful nation, can offer crucial help.
The pope angered Turkey by using the same term in a statement earlier this year.
The reality TV star responded to the advertisement on her blog.
The ad, which follows billboards in the Boston and Chicago areas, comes just before the 101st anniversary of the genocide's start.
There is little debate among scholars that the events of 1915 constitute genocide. Politicians skirt the term for other reasons.
Clinton Used the G-Word as Senator but Not as Secretary of State.
Today, Armenia will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide.
The Ottoman Empire annihilated 1.5 million of it Armenian citizens, and took family stories.
"We will not allow historical incidents to be taken out of their genuine context," Erdogen said.
All the band members are Armenian Americans, and this year marks the 100th anniversary of the genocide.