Senator Marco Rubio was speaker of the Florida House, but has only a few years under his belt in the U.S. Senate.
The speaker is the second–most important person in the country in terms of making the country work.
And when it comes Tuesday night—when the House Sergeant at Arms shouts: “Mr. speaker, the President of the United States!”
The two men served in the House together when Newt Gingrich was speaker.
speaker John Boehner dodges a holiday pic with the president.
The grace of the speaker, and the mystic quality of the thing spoken, arrested him.'
That the speaker was in earnest there could be no manner of question.
Youre pretty sharp, said Ralph, with a smile at the speaker.
"As empty as an English squire, coz," cried the first speaker.
The singer or speaker must breathe easily and adequately, but not so as to waste his energies.
c.1300, "one who speaks," agent noun from speak (v.). First applied to "person who presides over an assembly" c.1400, from Anglo-French (late 14c.). In reference to the English Parliament, Sir Thomas de Hungerford apparently was the first.