Definition of congresswoman
: a woman who is a member of a congress; especially : a woman who is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
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The lineup also includes all six living vice presidents, three Supreme Court justices, more than four dozen U.S. senators, a dozen U.S. congressmen and congresswomen, and a half-dozen Cabinet secretaries.
On Tuesday, one congresswoman took aim at this culture of hatred online.
Comstock supporters say the congresswoman’s ability to outperform GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump by 16 points to win a second term cemented her dominance in the district.
The most prominent and effective hit on the Democratic candidate was to tie him to the congresswoman from San Francisco.
Reeves notes that when President Barack Obama floated the idea of eliminating the tax advantages of 529 plans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the liberal congresswoman who represents a wealthy California district, pressed him to drop the plan.
A congresswoman was shot in the head six years ago.
Last week, Arizona congresswoman Martha McSally warned donors that her political prospects were falling with president Trump’s approval numbers.
Doris Soliz, a ruling-party congresswoman who represents this part of Ecuador, said it’s ironic that U.S. citizens steeped in capitalist values are attracted to a country that has embraced socialism.
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CONGRESSWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of congresswoman for English Language Learners
: a woman who is a member of a congress and especially of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Definition of congresswoman for Students
: a woman member of a congress and especially of the United States House of Representatives
Legal Definition of congresswoman
: a female member of Congress; especially : a female member of the U.S. House of Representatives
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