the record of the proceedings of the U.S. Congress, with a transcript of the discussion, published daily by the government while Congress is in session.
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Origin of Congressional Record
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
Words nearby Congressional Record
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British Dictionary definitions for Congressional Record
(in the US) the government journal that publishes all proceedings of Congress
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Cultural definitions for Congressional Record
A published account of the votes, speeches, and debates of the United States Congress.
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