coequal coequal  /koʊ ˈi kwəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the same standing before the law

News

  1. The justices and the scramble for cash

    Many trends in American politics and government today make me worry about the health of our representative democracy. These include the decline of Congress as a powerful, coequal branch of government,
    on May 5, 2014     Source: Fort Bend Sun

  2. OPINION: Money poisoning today's system

    Many trends in American politics and government today make me worry about the health of our representative democracy. These include the decline of Congress as a powerful, coequal branch of government,
    on May 3, 2014     Source: South Bend Tribune

  3. HAMILTON: Campaign finance reform dearly needed

    Many trends in American politics and government today make me worry about the health of our representative democracy. These include the decline of Congress as a powerful, coequal branch of government, the accumulation of power in the presidency, and the impact of money on the overall political process.
    on May 3, 2014     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

Quotes

  1. "The Constitution makes Congress a coequal branch of government. It's time we start acting like it," said Sen. Russell Feingold, D-Wis., who presided over a hearing Tuesday on Congress' war powers.
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Russ Feingold Source: FOXNews

  2. "We are now a Democratic majority and we are continuing in a very responsible manner to make it clear to the president that we are a coequal branch of government," said Clinton.
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Forbes

  3. "I believe the Congress - as a coequal branch of government - must immediately and expeditiously review the use of this practice," said Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine.
    on Dec 20, 2005 By: Olympia Snowe Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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