from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A legislator.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who enacts or ordains laws; a legislator; a lawgiver.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A legislator; a lawgiver.
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- noun One who
makesor enacts laws.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
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The 12-term lawmaker is now considering an offer from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), the trade group that represents drug giants such as Pfizer Inc. and Merck & Co.
But not every lawmaker is satisfied with the decision.
Julio C é sar Godoy, a newly elected lawmaker from the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution, failed to turn up at Mexico 's Congress on Friday, a day after a radio station broadcast what it said was a conversation between the congressman and Servando G ó mez, a top official in the La Familia drug cartel.
"A source close to Shays confirmed that the former 10-term lawmaker is in the process of hiring staff and interviewing consultants for his campaign team," writes Toeplitz.
Despite Reid's legislative clout, the veteran lawmaker is locked in a tight reelection battle with Angle, a tea-party-backed conservative who blames President Obama and the Democratic leadership for a recession that has proven particularly brutal for Nevada.
"I'm going in a little bit pessimistic about what 2012 is going to hold," said Rep. Tom Rooney R., Fla., a second-term lawmaker.
A similar amendment by Rehberg, a six-term lawmaker who chairs a House appropriations subcommittee and is running for Senate in 2012, would prevent the Labor and Health and Human Services Departments from using federal funds for implementation.
He was to be replaced by Traian Igas, a little-known lawmaker from the governing Democratic Liberals.
Now, however, another Democratic lawmaker is making an even bolder play with respect to health care.
The lawmaker from the ruling Democratic Party has denied all allegations, but his political career now hangs in jeopardy.