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  • n. Plural form of conferee.

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Examples

  • (“The intent of the conferees is to apply the standard set forth in Justice Jackson’s concurring opinion in [Youngstown Sheet & Tube].”)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What Al-Haramain Says, And What It Doesn’t Say

  • Mr. Boehner is now demanding that Mr. Reid name conferees for a House-Senate conference on the payroll tax bills.

    The GOP's Payroll Tax Fiasco

  • The House passed its version of the financial overhaul legislation in December, and congressional aides said they expect House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will name conferees after the Memorial Day break.

    Senators appointed to hammer out differences with House on financial overhaul

  • Time is running short, so I urge the Speaker and the leader of the Senate to name conferees for six of the annual appropriations bills that have already passed the House and the Senate.

    Text of Bush News Conference

  • Time is running short, so I urged the speaker and the leader of the Senate to name conferees for six of the annual appropriations bills that have already passed the House and the Senate.

    CNN Transcript Oct 17, 2007

  • They took a parliamentary step yesterday and insisted on their own version -- conferees, which is what the President's letter to the Majority Leader and the Speaker on May 8th encouraged them to move ahead by appointing conferees so that we could get the strongest-possible version of that passed -- so we're glad that they're at least beginning to move in that direction.

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry

  • To move forward with a formal conference, Majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., would have to agree to actually name conferees and bring the Senate back to Washington in some fashion -- something Reid says he is unwilling to do.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • "I expect that the House will disagree with the Senate amendment and instead vote to formally go to conference" Boehner said, referring to the formal process in which representatives known as "conferees" from the House and Senate meet to work out differences between bills so that both chambers can then pass a compromise package.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • These members - known as conferees - will include a handful of the most senior members of the health-related committees - Finance, HELP, Commerce,

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  • If all of the conferees are as tired as I am (I won’t bore you with how long it took me to get home – can we get some transportation money – please?), they are getting some rest with more to come tomorrow.

    Waldo Jaquith - Blog Summit, day 2.

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