He had only two years in national office, in the lower House of representatives, to four for Obama in the upper house, the Senate.
Another A3P candidate won 11 percent of the vote in a recent run for a seat in the New Hampshire House of representatives.
Start with the House of representatives with its new Republican majority.
The International Man of Memory was on the stage, and the subject was the U.S. House of representatives.
Even if the bill sails through the Senate as expected, it still has to pass the tumultuous House of representatives.
This was Petrograd greeting the representatives of the people.
The representatives of the American republics are to be relied upon.
The people shall exercise the legislative power through their representatives.
Poor Europe, and its representatives, to be used up in such a way!
They are, in fact, as we have already seen, the representatives of the benevolent ancestral ghosts.
"serving to represent," late 14c., from Old French representatif (early 14c.), from Medieval Latin repraesentativus, from stem of Latin repraesentare (see represent). Meaning "standing for others" is from 1620s; in the political sense of "holding the place of the people in the government, having citizens represented by chosen persons" is first recorded 1620s. Meaning "pertaining to or founded on representation of the people" is from 1640s.
1640s, "example, type," from representative (adj.); 1690s in sense of "member of a legislative body."
Popularly elected officials who serve in state legislatures and in the House of Representatives in Congress. Representing the local districts from which they are elected, representatives support the interests of their constituents by proposing bills and programs. Elected for two-year terms, representatives in Congress must be sensitive to their constituents' concerns in order to be reelected.