(n.) A member of the king's council; a king's councilor.
(1) Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who is also seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, recently proposed a bill that would ease the financial burden of prescription drugs on elderly Americans by allowing Medicare, the national social health insurance program, to negotiate with the pharmaceutical companies to keep prices down.
(2) Of the five committees asked to develop bills, four have completed their work, and the Senate Finance Committee announced today that it will move forward next week.
(3) Now, as the Senate takes up a weakened House bill along with the House's strengthened backdoor-proof amendment, it's time to put focus back on sweeping reform.
(4) Mike Enzi of Wyoming A senior senator from Wyoming, Enzi worked for the Department of Interior and the private Black Hills Corporation before being elected to Congress.
(5) That’s a criticism echoed by Democrats in the Senate, who issued a report earlier this month criticising Republicans for passing sweeping legislation in July to combat addiction , the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (Cara), but refusing to fund it.
(6) If we’re waiting around for the Democratic version to sail through here, or the Republican version to sail through here, all those victims who are waiting for us to do something will wait for days, months, years, forever and we won’t get anything done.” Senator Bill Nelson, whose home state of Florida is still reeling from the Orlando shooting, said he felt morally obligated to return to his constituents with results.
(7) They include two leading Republican hopefuls for the presidential race in 2016, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio; three of them enjoy A+ rankings from the NRA and a further eight are listed A. Rand Paul of Kentucky The junior senator's penchant for filibusters became famous during his nearly 13-hour speech against the use unmanned drones, and he is one of three senators who sent an initial missive to Reid , warning him of another verbose round.
(8) The eight senators, including the incoming ranking member Mark Warner of Virginia, wrote to Barack Obama to request he declassify relevant intelligence on the election.
(9) Jubilant Democrats are eyeing so-called “red states” such as Georgia and Utah and expanding their ambitions to take both the Senate and House .
(10) Environmental campaigners had been apprehensive about the chances of the Senate ratifying a new international treaty – a successor to the Kyoto protocol – to combat global warming unless a consensus had already been reached on Capitol Hill.
(11) Ben Bernanke's testimony to the Senate: from here onwards .
(12) The Rhode Island Democrat got his start in national politics in 1999 when he was appointed to the Senate as a Republican after his father’s death.
(13) Bongbong Marcos won a Senate position in 2010, the first time since his father’s demise that a family member had won a nationally elected post.
(14) The day it opened in the US, three senators – senate select committee on intelligence chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, Carl Levin and John McCain – released a letter of protest to Sony Pictures's CEO, citing their committee's 6,000-page classified report on interrogation tactics and calling on him "to state that the role of torture in the hunt for Osama bin Laden is not based on the facts, but rather part of the film's fictional narrative".
(15) April 17, 2013 The third floor isn't doing so well either: Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg) Capitol police email Senate offices: Police "are responding to a suspicious envelope on the third floor of the Hart Senate Office Building."
(16) Hagan’s defeat came as a shock and a heavy blow for the Democratic party in North Carolina, a purple state that now has no Democratic senator or governor for the first time in 30 years.
(17) Senators Ron Wyden and Angus King Tweeted their support.
(18) The Pentagon leadership suggested to a Senate panel on Tuesday that US ground troops may directly join Iraqi forces in combat against the Islamic State (Isis), despite US president Barack Obama’s repeated public assurances against US ground combat in the latest Middle Eastern war.
(19) Macfarlane’s defection would increase the number of Nationals MPs and senators from 21 to 22.
(20) The Florida senator on Wednesday signed on to legislation that would delay the implementation of the sweeping surveillance reforms passed by Congress under the USA Freedom Act.
(a.) Of or pertaining to a senator, or a senate; becoming to a senator, or a senate; as, senatorial duties; senatorial dignity.
(a.) Entitled to elect a senator, or by senators; as, the senatorial districts of a State.
(1) He read Virgil , Ovid , Horace and Juvenal in the original, as well as Roman senatorial orations.
(2) Man can’t change climate.” The quick thinking from Inhofe now leaves Wicker, the new chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, as the only Republican to still embrace the entire idea of climate change as a hoax.
(3) Bennet, who chairs the Democratic senatorial campaign committee, reportedly urged Obama behind the scenes to postpone further executive action to defer deportations, fearing the impact on tight election races.
(4) In Colorado, the National Republican Senatorial Committee released a video called “The Mark Udall Dynasty” that spoofs the opening credits of the hit 1980s TV show Dynasty as the narrator says: “Wealthy, comfortable and established.
(5) McCain led a senatorial delegation to Moldova today, AP reports: Four U.S. senators visited Moldova Thursday to lend support to the former Soviet republic's move toward the European Union, while Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Ukraine to end a blockade of the country's separatist province Trans-Dniester.
(6) And while she’s hardly the only senatorial critic to Obama’s left – Senators Ron Wyden, Sherrod Brown and Bernie Sanders being perhaps the most vocal – she is the only one for whom soon-to-be minority leader Harry Reid carved out a new leadership role within the Senate .
(7) But more than 7,000 Democrats didn’t just turn up for a valedictory fry and senatorial rally.
(8) Pattern recognition study demonstrates that the outcomes of American midterm senatorial elections follow the dynamics of simple integral parameters that depict preelectoral situations aggregated to the state as a whole.
(9) His political candidates – such as Wang – can be his employees, and Wang will now employ on his senatorial staff the two people who ran with him on the WA Senate ticket: Chamonix Terblanche and Des Headland.
(10) The 37-year-old insists he’s not walking away because he can no longer compete, but because of the forthcoming senatorial election on 9 May in his native Philippines , an office he’s expected to win that will consume far more time than his current duties as a congressman.
(11) In the 1990s, his senatorial visit to Vietnam with fellow veteran John McCain cleared the path for a diplomatic rapprochement.
(12) Mourdock did receive support from the national Republican senatorial committee.
(13) Proceeds of the 11 July lunch , priced at $250 to $2,500, will also go to the national Republican Senatorial Committee.
(14) The push involves the recruitment of 4,000 paid staff and will cost $60m, and is being orchestrated from Washington by Guy Cecil, who was Bennett’s chief of staff and is now executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
(15) In an interview with the Guardian, Guy Cecil, the executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said there was concern that restrictions imposed by Republican-dominated legislatures in the key races could affect the outcome of the battle to control the upper house.
(16) Taken with the Democratic National Committee's almost $16m debt and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's $3.75m debt, the parties are roughly even.
(17) The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised $36.6m last year and had $8m banked.
(18) What he did was to trample the dignity of the senatorial elite into the dirt and what he discovered in doing that was that the mass of the Roman people really enjoyed it.” Holland said there were parallels with what Trump has done to the Republican establishment.
(19) He told guests at a fundraising event for the Democratic senatorial campaign: "Some of you saw that there was an interesting election yesterday.
(20) I can point to one: a senatorial election,” he said.