congressional delegation

noun

: the group of officials elected to the U.S. Congress from a particular state
the state's congressional delegation

Examples of congressional delegation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More than half the women in California’s congressional delegation also back Schiff. Laurel Rosenhall, Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb. 2024 All four members of Idaho’s congressional delegation also offered their condolences to the Moulton family in statements shared on social media Friday. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 9 Feb. 2024 Indiana's congressional delegation will have at least three new members following the fall elections. CBS News, 5 Feb. 2024 Republicans in Minnesota’s congressional delegation coalesced on Wednesday behind former President Donald Trump in his bid to win back the White House. Mark Zdechlik, Twin Cities, 3 Jan. 2024 Raising the cap is a top priority of lawmakers from the Republican members of the New York congressional delegation, whose victories in 2022 helped the GOP take the majority. Kevin Freking, Fortune, 1 Feb. 2024 His departure adds to an unusually high number of open seats in Maryland’s congressional delegation, which has been dominated by veteran lawmakers. Erin Cox, Washington Post, 26 Jan. 2024 Actually, California has the largest congressional delegation of any state, because earmarks happen in both chambers. Gillian Brassil, Sacramento Bee, 23 Jan. 2024 The Monday visit follows a major congressional delegation’s trip to the same town last week. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, 8 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Congressional delegation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/congressional%20delegation. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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