A legislator on a committee who belongs to the majority party and, by virtue of seniority, ranks first after the committee chairman. The most senior member representing the minority party is the ranking minority member of the committee.
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They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
"That was crazy," Lynn Jenkins of Kansas muttered to another member as she walked to greet Boehner.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Another member of the plot took care of the ammo along with black uniforms, night-vision equipment, and body armor.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
The member banks should look upon the reserve bank not as an alien but as their own institution.
The Act permits member banks to accept an amount of bills not exceeding 50 per cent.
It was never the intention of the Federal Reserve Act that member banks should continue the maintenance of these reserve accounts.
He was a member of the first provincial congress, and eighteen years lieutenant governor of the state of New York.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell