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- adj. Of or pertaining to Congress or a congress.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a congress, especially, to the Congress of the United States.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a congress, or, specifically (commonly with a capital), to the Congress of the United States: as, congressional debates; the“Congressional Record.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to congress
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Ten years earlier, “submission”—as in, submission to the states for ratification—had been the euphemism congressional drys had used in place of the scarier “Prohibition.”
A key Senate committee won't vote on its compromise health care overhaul plan before the upcoming month-long August recess, giving Republicans and some conservative Democrats their desired slowdown in congressional action on President Obama's top domestic priority.
The confirmation came from Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair in congressional testimony last week.
IndSteveAZ says: cost of american flag hanky to clean spit dribble off lips after spitting on congressman: $1.50 cost of wire cutters to commit cowardly nightime terrorist attack against innocent congressman family: $ 5.00 cost of pen to fill in congressional form for closing down US Miltitary testimony to protect us: $3.00 cost of GOP/Fox/tea baggers/right wing radio to have national bout fest for failing to block healthcare reform:
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano indicated in congressional testimony Tuesday that federal reviewers are considering a preemption argument.
If I recall, NRA can sway about 3% go 5% in congressional races.
Hence the explosion of "success stories" such as those touted by government officials in congressional testimony to justify their programs.
Women, who have sided with Democrats by an average of nine points in congressional elections back to the 1970s, now divide straight down the middle.
With Republicans expected to make gains in congressional races across the country Tuesday, four vulnerable Virginia Democrats are fighting to avoid being swept away by a GOP wave.
Democrats may want to reflect on the 1982 experience of Ronald Reagan, who saw his party lose many seats in congressional elections; yet he survived because he convinced America that his party represented economic growth.