chairmanship chairmanship  /ˈtʃɛr mən ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of chairman

Usage(s):

  1. Well, the issue is Lieberman's committee chairmanship, not his caucusing preferences.
  2. If Democrats found Hastings fit to serve as a member of the intelligence committee at all, many would argue, they should be able to consider him for the chairmanship.

News

  1. Read what others are saying About Badges

    Three new members were appointed to the Prince George’s County Board of Education on Monday, completing the expansion of the board that County Executive Rushern L. Baker III pushed through this year. Under the new structure, the formerly all-elected school board now holds three spots — including the chairmanship and vice-chairmanship — for the county executive’s handpicked members and another ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Capitol Report: Winsley Takes Aim At GOP Chair, Miss Connecticut

    The Capitol Report panel discusses Wayne Winsley’s vying for the chairmanship of the state Republican Party and hears from Miss Connecticut. To learn more about Winsley’s run for the party chairmanship, see the article below by Hartford Courant reporter Daniela …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

  3. Tester introduces comprehensive veterans’ health care legislation

    U.S. Sen. Jon Tester’s new subcommittee chairmanship is already paying dividends for Montana veterans.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

Quotes

  1. "To reward Senator Lieberman with a major committee chairmanship would be a slap in the face of millions of Americans who worked tirelessly for Barack Obama and who want to see real change in our country," Sanders said in a statement on Friday....
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Bernard Sanders Source: CBS News

  2. "I am one who does not feel that somebody should be rewarded with a major chairmanship after doing what he did," Leahy, D-Vt., said in a Vermont Public Radio interview on Friday. "I never ask people, well you must vote for this person or that...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Patrick Leahy Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "His comprehensive understanding of the intelligence community and the challenges it faces, ideally qualifies him for this important chairmanship," Negroponte said.
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: John Negroponte Source: FOXNews

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