congressional congressional  /kən ˈɡrɛ ʃə nəl/


  • (adj) of or relating to congress


  1. Historical Proof: The Congressional Baseball Game Is the Most Intense Contest in All of Sport

    There's no crying in congressional baseball. It's a rough-and-tumble game, which requires our legislative leaders to wake up for 6 a.m. practices at school yards, scout freshmen upon their arrival to D.C., and play past-their-prime in front of hundreds of onlookers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

  2. Congressional hearing on Dreamliner raises questions on FAA

    A Congressional hearing on the grounding of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Wednesday raised questions about the Federal Aviation Administration certification process.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Congressional committee to meet on Boeing 787

    The House aviation subcommittee will review 'lessons learned' A U.S. congressional subcommittee will meet Wednesday to explore the “lessons learned” from the grounding of Boeing 787 Dreamliner earlier this year due to overheating batteries.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune


  1. "Here are the facts: For two weeks I was on the phone every day with [Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr.] and the congressional leaders making sure that the principles that have been ultimately adopted were incorporated in the bill," Obama...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. "Today, the Congressional Budget Office has sent Congress a powerful message: Our comprehensive energy and climate bill will slash America's deficit by over $19 billion," said Kerry and Lieberman in a statement. "There is no more room for...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: John Kerry Source: North American Windpower

  3. "I know the Democratic leaders have opposed some of these policies in the past," Bush said. "Now that their opposition has helped drive gas prices to record levels, I ask them to reconsider their positions. If congressional leaders leave for...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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