Recent Examples of senator from the Web
Franken, a 15-year veteran of the NBC comedy show, and, most recently, a two-term U.S. senator from Minnesota, certainly has some insight into the contemporary era of dysfunction.
But perhaps the most outside-the-box proposals to pay for the wall come from Trip Pittman, the Alabama state senator from the Eastern Shore of Baldwin County, and Dr. James Beretta, a physician who practices in Pelham.
All wanted to say goodbye to Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher and former U.S. senator.
GOP senators are looking at a slower phase-out of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion and shoring up insurance exchanges as insurers are leaving parts of states including North Dakota, Missouri and Iowa.
The former first lady and New York senator later turned more serious during an interview at a conference hosted by tech blog Recode.
These senators are seeking a compromise that would phase out the extra federal expansion money over a period of several additional years.
These four senators loom large as a crucial element in getting there.
Thapar’s nomination did not raise blue-slip concerns, because both of Kentucky’s senators are Republican and Thapar is a favorite of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
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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 century
SENATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of senator for English Language Learners
: a member of a senate or the Senate
SENATOR Defined for Kids
Definition of senator for Students
: a member of a Senate
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