"Tad" Simpson was known to be deep in Congressman Atkins's confidence.
"This is not a humorous affair—" began the congressman, with dignity.
Next to Congressman Atkins he was, perhaps, our leading citizen.
The son was also a congressman, from a coast State, and the captain had read of him in the papers.
Captain Cy's original idea had been to write to this congressman.
Word came that the congressman would be down in a few moments.
The congressman insisted that they should adjourn to his rooms.
He asked me why I didn't go to the congressman from that district, and not bother him about it.
Few heard him: the majority were applauding the congressman.
The Congressman from the district agreed to make the necessary speech.