hotline
 v.— «Senate conservatives are upset that the leaders of both parties in the chamber have in recent years increasingly used a practice known as “hotlining” bills—previously used to quickly move noncontroversial bills or simple procedural motions—to pass complex and often costly legislation, in some cases with little or no public debate.» —“‘Hotlined’ Bills Spark Concern” by John Stanton Roll Call (Washington, D.C.) Sept. 18, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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