from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bar which serves as a tie.


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  • Rep. Stupak argues for doing a tie-bar, which would allow House passage of the Senate Bill only if the Senate subsequently passed the reconcilation deal the House and White House work out with a majority of Senate Democrats; all within the context of what can and what can not be passed through reconciliation.

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  • It may result in some "tie-bar" legislation (although that is procedurally unlikely).

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  • Which is another way of saying that if they can't tie-bar it, he and his bloc can't vote for ObamaCare.

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  • This is why Stupak was so adamant yesterday about linking all the fixes together to the main Senate bill with a sort of legislative "tie-bar" and passing every at the same time.

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  • Attaching a tie-bar would have meant that the latter bill would not become law unless the former one was approved as well.

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  • A tie-bar means that one bill could not become law without the other.

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  • All 35 votes in favor of the right-to-work tie-bar came from Republicans.

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  • Since it was unlikely that this right-to-work bill would be taken up for consideration by the Democratic majority in the state House, state Rep. Arlan Meekof, R-West Olive, on Sept. 16 sponsored an amendment to tie-bar House Bill 4454 to House Bill 6256.

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  • Rear: Multi-arm axle with rigidly mounted axle sub-frame; Sachs four-way gas pressure dampers; double coil springs (main and auxiliary spring); rear axle tie-bar reinforced and infinitely adjustable; adjustable sword-type anti-roll bar on both sides.

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  • Penguin earrings, a penguin tie-bar and a penguin lapel pin.

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