Recent Examples of senator from the Web
Thousands of protesters showed up on Wednesday at more than two dozen events in 17 states, urging senators to reject the legislation.
But given the new political alignment between Trump and Republican senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, the lag is harder to explain.
Cohn’s special skill as the senator’s henchman was character assassination.
McConnell already has tried to spook his fellow senators and the administration by raising the awful specter of having to deal with Democrats to get a bill passed.
But what started as a chat with some constituents ballooned into a rally against the bill, with onlookers cheering and chanting as Democratic senators took turns denouncing it.
Thirteen White male senators huddled behind closed doors for weeks to mark up the bill with no input from women, minorities, sick or disabled Americans.
But things got more tense during exchanges with senators Chris Coons (D–DE) and Al Franken (D–MN) over climate change.
Most senators got their first look at the bill as it was released Thursday morning, and some immediately voiced concerns.
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Origin and Etymology of senator
Middle English senatour, from Anglo-French senatur, from Latin senator, from senatus
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of senator for English Language Learners
: a member of a senate or the Senate
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Definition of senator for Students
: a member of a Senate
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