Origin of congressional
Examples from the Web for congressional
Or (horrors) he could reach out to congressional leaders in both parties to pursue bipartisan legislation.
She fails to appreciate the congressional and constitutional obstacles Johnson had to overcome to win passage of the bill.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After the Thursday prayer, the crowd of Congressional staff and lawmakers posed in the iconic, "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" pose.Capitol Hill's Black Staffers Walk Out to Say ‘Hands Up, Don't Shoot!’|Tim Mak|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The answer is that you flip state legislatures, since in most places, state legislatures draw the congressional district lines.
At the congressional level, and from there on down, the Democrats should just forget about the place.
This will be found at length in the twenty-first volume of the Congressional Globe.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 6 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
To meet these evils and to prevent these crimes the United States laws regulating Congressional elections were enacted.Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes|James D. Richardson
The courts of the Territory of Iowa were "legislative courts," that is, courts created by Congressional legislation.History of the Constitutions of Iowa|Benjamin F. Shambaugh
This is revealed in the pages of congressional reports based upon first-hand investigations.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
State, congressional and presidential elections, Tuesday after first Monday in November.Alden's Handy Atlas of the World|John B. Alden
British Dictionary definitions for congressional
Word Origin and History for congressional
1690s, from Latin congressionem (from congressus, see congress) + -al (1). Originally sometimes reviled as barbarous, Pickering (1816) quotes an unnamed English correspondent: "The term Congress belonging to America, the Americans may employ its derivatives, without waiting for the assent of the English."