"Putin's policy is short-sighted," said Gennady Gudkov, the deputy of the Duma, the lower house of Russia's parliament.
Monti was forced to react, facing the second vote in the lower house stoically.
Berlusconi repeated the antic in the afternoon in the lower house of Parliament, this time to jeers from fellow politicians.
in a bicameral legislature, the branch which generally has a larger membership and is thereby more representative; also called [lower chamber]
The House of Representatives is the "lower house" in the US federal government.