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noun as in legislature

noun as in parliament

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It meant that, in New Jersey, the sitting president of the state senate will probably be replaced by a guy who spent on his entire campaign less than a third of what McAuliffe spent on fines to the Board of Elections alone.

Haugen is scheduled to testify before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security on Tuesday.

From Time

Antigone Davis, Facebook’s Global Head of Safety, is scheduled to address the issue before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security on Thursday.

The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control will hold a hearing next week on how to move forward against the drug crisis.

He was set to testify before the state senate, where a bill to finally repeal the 50a secrecy law was being considered.

This is going to be the Game of Thrones of U.S. Senate races.

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

AIDS insanity:  When running for the US Senate in 1992, Huckabee called for a quarantine of people who had AIDS.

It was a Senate floor soap opera over none other than a soap-opera producer.

He seemed by all appearances perfectly happy to let the Republicans control the state senate.

He was afterwards a member of the Massachusetts senate, and much esteemed as a physician and a patriot.

The conservative senate sent a deputation to Bonaparte, expressing their desire that he would accept the title of emperor.

This power may be exercised, either through treaties made by the president and senate, or through statutes enacted by congress.

In due course the news came that the date of voting in the Senate for or against the retention of the Islands was fixed.

That will fill in while you are waiting a chance for Congress—you must be seven years in the country for that—nine for the Senate.


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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to senate, such as: assembly, association, caucus, chamber, club, and committee.

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