It's also not simply that they want teacher promotion and retention to be tied to seniority, not test results.
He will enter Congress with seniority and a chance to steer debates in a constructive rather than inflammatory way.
Other internal developments - most importantly, seniority and the filibuster - had futher distorted the Founders' dream.
He has been pushing his seniority, his seat on the coveted Finance Committee and the support of his congressional colleagues.
And he never had the power, seniority, or expertise in specific areas to really be a major lobbyist.
The 'horde,' then, in Herr Cunow's opinion, was primarily divided into non-intermarrying persons of three stages of seniority.
His age and seniority of settlement, also entitled him to it.
Contrary to the usual custom, Clive spoke first, the others following according to seniority.
Mr. Coates, who came next in seniority, was passed over, and rightly.
Were tied up to seniority, form, and rotten old traditions, which simply choke good fellows off.