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parliamentarian

por luh muhn te ree uhn

  • n  an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
  • n  an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures

  • Sunni parliamentarian Salim al-Jubouri took Muqtada al-Sadr's recent appearance in Turkey as a good sign.
  • Wahil Abdul Latif, an independent parliamentarian, is less optimistic.
  • When this was answered by the triumph of parliamentarian democracy, some thought the "end of history" had come, that the struggle to achieve a final constitutional order had ended.
News & Articles

  • Victoria Symphony League holds installation luncheon
    The Victoria Symphony League had its installation luncheon May 29 at The Club at Colony Creek. Emily Markette installed the following officers for the 2013-14 season: Francisca Watts, president; Shirley Buckert, first vice president; Mary Ann Wright, second vice president; Helen Hultquist, secretary; Carol McLarry, treasurer; and Mary Jane Schurtz, parliamentarian. Markette asked for all members ...
    June 7, 2013 - The Victoria Advocate
  • Speaker wrong on budget veto
    PEMBROKE — The parliamentarian for the Lumbee Tribal Council says that the tribal speaker ignored his ruling that the council failed to muster the necessary two-thirds majority votes to override Chairman Paul Brooks’ veto of the tribe’s fiscal 2012-13 budget, and instead announced that the override had passed.
    June 6, 2013 - The Robesonian
  • NATO shows interest in Israeli security technology
    TEL AVIV — NATO has been examining Israel’s defense industry for partnerships. Israeli parliamentarians said the Western alliance was preparing for an inspection of Israel’s security technology sector in 2013. They said NATO sought to focus on Israeli projects in missile and rocket defense, unmanned aerial vehicles and cyber protection.
    June 5, 2013 - World Tribune
Quotes

  • Margaret Thatcher in BBC News
    And Lady Thatcher said he was "a great parliamentarian and a man of high principles".
  • Trent Lott in Guardian Unlimited
    Senate Minority Whip Trent Lott, R-Miss., said some Republicans think a nonpartisan "third party or parliamentarian" should rule on such disclosure matters, but he stopped short of saying he would oppose the bill.
  • Cory Bernardi in The Age
    Around 14 years ago, I was invited by the aforementioned parliamentarian to play golf at the Royal Adelaide Golf Club where he was a member,Senator Bernardi wrote in a widely circulated email newsletter. "In response to my question of why...

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