Date: 2018-03-09 20:46
66. Cock block 6) referring to a slang term for male genitalia, the act of preventing a man from getting somewhere (getting to know, getting a date or having sexual relations) with a man or woman he is interested in action may be committed by a male or female 7) in traffic, to cut someone off
Federal law does not define or officially recognize the act of a presidential candidate 8775 suspending 8776 their campaign instead of formally ending it.
Ten minute time allotted to majority and minority leaders at the start of the daily session. Leaders use the time to discuss any important issues or the day 8767 s legislative agenda. All or part of the leader time may be reserved for use later in the day.
8775 [S]trong criticism of the franking privilege developed regarding the use of the frank as an influence in congressional elections and the perceived advantage it gives incumbent Members running for reelection. Contemporary opponents of the franking privilege continue to express concerns about both its cost and its effect on congressional elections. 8776
A brief meeting (sometimes only several seconds) in which no business is conducted. It is held usually to satisfy the constitutional obligation that neither chamber can adjourn for more than three days without the consent of the other.
There is no hard and fast rule as to what makes a state dark or light red. Some people may consider North Carolina or Iowa a light red state, and others may consider them swing states. Conversely, some people may consider Georgia and Arizona dark red states, but others may consider them light red due to their potential to switch in an upcoming election.
In the Senate, the sergeant-at-arms can also be instructed to request the presence of senators if not enough senators are present to meet a quorum. If the motion to instruct the sergeant-at-arms does not bring in enough senators, the sergeant-at-arms can be instructed to write arrest warrants for all absent senators and is then required to hunt them down and bring them to the floor.
The words come from the 6988 vice presidential debate between Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-TX) and Sen. Dan Quayle (R-IN). When Quayle compared his relative youth to that of former President John F. Kennedy, Bentsen shot back , 8775 Senator, I served with Jack Kennedy, I knew Jack Kennedy, Jack Kennedy was a friend of mine. Senator, you 8767 re no Jack Kennedy. 8776
65. Blamestorming usually in a business setting, the act of attempting to identify who was to blame for a failure or problem, rather than trying to brainstorm a solution
Political consultant Ed Rollins described the effectiveness of Paul 8767 s money bomb to the Washington Post : 8775 I 8767 ll tell you, I 8767 ve been in politics for 95 years, and these days everything I 8767 ve learned about politics is totally irrelevant because there 8767 s this uncontrollable thing like the Internet. Washington insiders don 8767 t know what to make of it. 8776