United States House of Representatives


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to United States House of Representatives: United States Senate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.United States House of Representatives - the lower legislative house of the United States CongressUnited States House of Representatives - the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
Congress, U.S. Congress, United States Congress, US Congress - the legislature of the United States government
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
References in periodicals archive ?
Synopsis: Within eight turbulent months in 1974 Gerald Ford went from the United States House of Representatives, where he was the minority leader, to the White House as the country's first and only unelected president.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 2 November 2017: Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan praised Egypt's leading role in bringing order to certain Arab World countries that suffered unrest, expressing U.S.
(AP file photo) WASHINGTON: The United States House of Representatives voted Wednesday on three bills that aim to restrict the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah's ability to finance its various illicit activities.
For members of the House of Representatives: The Honorable (Full Name) United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515
Summary: The United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Thursday called on the European Union to fully designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization, while calling on Iran to release Lebanese national Nizar Zakka.
The United States House of Representatives will reportedly vote this week on a bill allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudia Arabia, a Republican leadership source told (http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/house-plans-to-vote-to-allow-9-11-lawsuits-against-saudi-arabia-227836) Politico Wednesday . Called the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, the bill would make it easier to sue the Middle Eastern nation and other perceived foreign sponsors of terrorism.
From 1997 to 2004, he represented the 13th District in the Illinois Senate, ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the United States House of Representatives in 2010, but received the presidential nomination in 2007 after winning sufficient delegates in the Democratic Party primaries.
Her successful career in intellectual property law and policy includes her tenure as chief counsel on patents and trademarks for the United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary where she was integral in many endeavors including the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the most comprehensive change to this nation's intellectual property laws in more than 60 years.
Bill Flores, R-Bryan, said Monday he intends to seek the gavel of the United States House of Representatives if his colleague, Wisconsin Rep.
Humphreys--was impeached by the United States House of Representatives and convicted, removed, and disqualified by the United States Senate from holding future office.
As Gore Vidal, he was a Democratic Party politician who twice sought elected office; first to the United States House of Representatives (New York State, 1960), then to the U.S.
The three members of the United States House of Representatives and Borisov also exchanged views on counterterrorism issues.

Dictionary browser ?
Full browser ?