Examples of congressman in a Sentence
a former congressman who is now a senator
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Vernon J. Ehlers, a physicist and longtime Republican congressman from Michigan whose scientific background led him to embrace political positions at odds with those of his party, died on Aug. 15 at his home in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Named for the deceased president, Jefferson Levy was a three-term New York congressman, businessman and lawyer who turned his immediate attention to the repair and renovation of the mansion.
House speaker Paul Ryan was forced to cancel the vote at the last minute because too many congressmen still refused to support the bill.
A spokesman for Joe Sestak, a former Navy admiral and congressman who directed the event, suggested that the Burundian teens had planned their disappearance.
The attempt to repeal Barack Obama’s health-care regime—which Republican congressmen had for seven years decried as an existential threat to America—reached the Senate after an earlier shambles in the House of Representatives.
The congressman has come under fire by some constituents because of his refusal to hold public town hall meetings and his support for President Donald Trump.
The congressman, who is stone-faced for a few seconds, then breaks down into tears.
As the president’s support holds up among ordinary Republicans, most Republican congressmen have dismissed the Russian affair as chatter or partisanship.
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