/ˈsɛn ə tər/
a member of a
initial capital letter
(in the U.S.) a title of respect accorded a person who is or has been a member of the Senate.
) a member of a Senate or senate
any legislator or statesman
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Folks who care about reducing noise pollution, please contact your congressperson and senators about your noise concerns.
Kids can find out here and follow the links to learn more about their senators.
The pork senators are former political leaders, construction magnates, and business people.
But there are several southern senators who could use a rescue package of their own.
So one would expect senators to ask him tough questions.
In the upper house, four senators switched their votes at the last minute.
Senators serve six-year terms and members of the lower house five-year terms.
Develops a framework for understanding when and how nominations are contested by senators and interest groups.
It was unclear if she was referring to private sessions, prior to her formal nomination hearing, with individual senators.
Senators had to get their stock deals done between rubber-chicken dinners and grip-and-grins at the state fair.
But it doesn't appear to have raised the hackles of even those senators who are opposed to some of the other provisions.
And they were quick to point out to the senators when they thought the lawmakers had crossed a line.
They're still dealing with it, because a good many senators have indicated their support for it.
The way the system works is that the senators don't have to filibuster.
So are half a dozen other senators who fantasize about running for president.
The committee senators, for their part, had no reason to press her to be more forthcoming.
The threat of such attacks would have an obvious deterrent effect on representatives and senators.
One by one, the senators shaping the bill tossed pieces over the side: no restrictions on transportation fuel or on factories.
They carry guns and whips and have power over senators and governors.
Senators may employ interns during the academic year and during the summer.
Senators determine their own financial arrangements for interns.
Many other senators tried different conspiracies and were condemned.