[ UK /sˈɛnət/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛnət, ˈsɛnɪt/ ]
  1. assembly possessing high legislative powers
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How To Use senate In A Sentence

  • With the Senate gearing up for an all-consuming battle over judicial nominations, Congress has no time to waste.
  • Before anyone says that this was going to happen anyway, remember that political pros were saying two years ago that Napolitano was a one term fluke, early this year Republicans were salivating about a possible 2/3 majority House and Senate, and it took some foresight to see that a decent candidate could be recruited to take out J. Archive 2006-12-01
  • We've seen these kind of games played before in conference, where conferees drop provisions which they should not drop when they're both in the House and the Senate bills.
  • I also think that Edwards took certain positions in his 1998 Senate campaign which won't work well in national Democratic politics - particularly, if I remember correctly, supporting right-to-work laws.
  • The importance of germaneness in the Senate is viewed by some to be critical to democracy.
  • Today, the Prime Minister released his two options for Senate reform describing them as moderate and reasonable.
  • Soon after his announcement the House passed the bill, 328-101, and the Senate was expected to approve it Thursday.
  • This has been done on numerous occasions in the past by the Senate with regard to appointments by governors, and does NOT involve judging "qualifications" (age, citizenship, and inhabitancy) which was limited in Powell v. McCormack. Blago Does All Us A Favor
  • It's time for the Senate to release him from legal limbo and give his nomination a final vote by simple majority.
  • A senate committee has killed a bill that would have ended Virginia's four-year-old mandate that girls receive the vaccine that protects against the human papillomavirus before enrolling in the sixth grade. Senate panel kills bill to end Virginia's HPV vaccine mandate
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