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kill committee

kill committee
 n.— «The bill is going to the Senate State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee, which ruling political parties in the past have used as their “kill committees,” so-called because they would be stacked with party loyalists who would kill a bill if requested by leadership.» —“Don’t sweat transmission bill; Kester not so sure” by Charles Ashby Pueblo Chieftain (Colorado) Feb. 19, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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