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con·gres·sion·al

 (kən-grĕsh′ə-nəl, kəng-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a congress: a congressional convention.
2. Relating to or working in the office of a member or members of a congress: a congressional aide.
n.
A member of a congress.

con·gres′sion·al·ly adv.

congressional

(kənˈɡrɛʃənəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a congress
conˈgressionalist n
conˈgressionally adv

con•gres•sion•al

(kənˈgrɛʃ ə nl, kəŋ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a congress.
2. (cap.) of or pertaining to the U.S. Congress.
[1685–95; < Latin congressiōn-, s. of congressiō meeting (see congress, -tion) + -al1]
con•gres′sion•al•ist, n.
con•gres′sion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.congressional - of or relating to congress; "congressional hearing"
Translations
خاص بِمَجْلِس الشُّيوخ والنُّوّاب
kongresový
kongres-
kongresszusi
löggjafaròings-; ráîstefnu-
kongresový
kongreye ait

congressional

[kɒŋˈgreʃənl] ADJdel congreso

congressional

Congressional [kənˈgrɛʃənəl] adj (US) (POLITICS) [policy, action, leader] → du Congrès

congressional

adj delegate, meetingKongress-

Congressional

[kɒŋˈgrɛʃənl] adj (Am) → del Congresso

congress

(ˈkoŋgres) , ((American) -gris) noun
1. a formal meeting, especially an assembly of delegates etc.
2. a law-making body or parliament, especially that of the United States. He has been elected to Congress.
conˈgressional (-ʃənl) adjective
ˈcongressman noun
ˈcongresswoman noun
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Compare JOHN HART ELY, WAR AND RESPONSIBILITY: CONSTITUTIONAL LESSONS OF VIETNAM AND ITS AFTERMATH 3-5, 8-10 (1993) (advancing the congressionalist position, which posits Congress must authorize all offensive military operations), with JOHN YOO, THE POWERS OF WAR AND PEACE: THE CONSTITUTION AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS AFTER 9/11, at 5-11, 99-100 (2005) (advancing the presidentialist position, which posits that the President has inherent authority as Commander-in-Chief to initiate offensive military operations).
Mitchell (D-ME)) (arguing the congressionalist position that statutorily imposed qualifications for executive offices are constitutional and observing that partisan balance requirements "may be found from near the beginning to near the end of the 50 titles of the United States Code"), with Myers v.
use force) and congressionalist (favoring tight legislative checks on
689 (2008) (discussing the congressionalist approach); Jide Nzelibe & John Yoo, Rational War and Constitutional Design, 115 YALE L.
Some congressionalist scholars have argued that Henry's assertion of an excessive grant of power to Congress demonstrates that Congress was originally understood to have the war power.

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