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lawmay ker

  • n  a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws

  • The Republican Party is using the newfound fame of the lawmaker who shouted.
  • On Thursday, the killing of a second ODM lawmaker in three days threatened to ignite further violence that has driven Kibaki's fellow Kikuyu tribesmen from areas dominated by .
  • A lobbyist can perform no greater favor for a lawmaker than to help get him elected.
News & Articles

  • Lawmaker seeks impeachment of UT regent
    AUSTIN — A Waxahachie lawmaker filed a resolution Monday seeking to impeach University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall, citing his “misleading” application for office and his pursuit of “burdensome, wasteful and intrusive” requests for documents from the system's flagship university. A spokesman for Gov. Rick Perry, indicating that Hall has the governor's support, suggested Pitts may be ...
    June 30, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News
  • Mass. lawmaker seeks more money for state police
    A state lawmaker is proposing to increase state police funding by $100,000 for more patrols in Springfield. The proposal by state Sen. James T. Welch, a West Springfield Democrat, calls for the money to be allocated during the summer or when the state police commander believes it's necessary.
    June 30, 2013 - Erie Times-News
  • Lawmaker: 1 Killed in Protest in Southeast Turkey
    Lawmaker: 1 killed in protests by Kurds denouncing construction of military post in Turkey        
    June 28, 2013 - ABC News
Quotes

  • John McCain in USA Today
    Senator Kennedy's role in the US Senate cannot be overstated,said McCain. "He is a legendary lawmaker, and I have the highest respect for him. When we have worked together, he has been a skillful, fair and generous partner."
  • Ricardo Alarcon in Reuters
    I cannot predict whether he is going to be available to be president of the state, but I also cannot say whether I will keep being a lawmaker,Alarcon said during a news conference on a visit to Quito.
  • Mahmoud al-Mashhadani in New York Times
    That is unacceptable, Mr. Prime Minister,Mr. Mashhadani said over the tumult. "It is unacceptable, Mr. Prime Minister, to make such accusations against a lawmaker under the dome of Parliament."

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