n.— «The Senate passed it only after Democratic leaders agreed to repeal the special favor for Pawelkiewicz—known in legislative parlance as a “rat”—in a separate bill at a future date.» —“Lawmakers OK Borrowing Boost” by Mark Pazniokas Hartford Courant (Conn.) May 12, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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