Home » Congress » Page 4

TagCongress

deep bench

deep bench  n.— «But then there’s his sister Ophelia, who took his place. “She’s probably not going to be there very long, but the Ford’s have a deep bench as they say in sports.” Joe Ford has an unscathed reputation as a...

son stroke

son stroke  n.— «Son stroke is not new to the Congress, but in Punjab, where the shadow of a split continues to lengthen everyday, it’s more like a son flare.…Last month, virtually every corridor of Punjab Bhawan and Kapurthala House...

shortfalling

shortfalling  n.— «While Democrats in Congress have vowed to investigate the findings, Bush said “the IG report, which justly made issue of FBI shortfallings, also made it clear that these letters were important to the security of...

tele-town hall

tele-town hall  n.— «The congressman was in his office in Washington; his constituents were in their homes. With the help of technology, though, Davis was able to chat with a large segment of the people he represents. Voters, in turn, were...

resoliferation

resoliferation  n.— «In an interview with GQ Magazine, Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) explained why resoliferation ©™ such as this is important (ok, he didn’t use the word resoliferation ©™, but humor me), when he revealed that the...

bubble line

bubble line  n.— «There was more than a glimmer of hope this year that Congress would finally ante up $5.5 million needed for a planned oxygen system to improve striped bass fishing at Thurmond Lake.…The proposed oxygen system, which...