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noun as in family, ancestry

noun as in business establishment

noun as in government body, sometimes elected, responsible for laws

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House Democrats were starting to squirm earlier this week, fretting that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s risky gamble in economic relief talks would backfire and they would go into the November elections without any new stimulus package.

In our rankings of top 10 House races most likely to flip in November, Democrats hold five of them — including three of the most vulnerable races.

Vice might not have a wealth of content around high fashion, for example, but consumers of a particular fashion house might still visit the site to read about politics or tech.

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The bill must still be passed by the full House and the Senate and signed by the president.

Eight Democratic House committee chairs promptly dismissed the proposal on Tuesday, saying it felt short of what’s needed.

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This Congress will welcome more women than ever before at 19 percent of the House and 20 percent of the Senate.

Even internally in the House, women are not getting their fair shake.

He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.

Even the arguably more democratic House is only at 10 percent black members.

While 19 percent of the House is female, just one woman will get to chair one of its 20 committees.

It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.

A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.

On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.

Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.

It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.


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On this page you'll find 184 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to house, such as: apartment, box, building, condo, condominium, and dwelling.

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