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- n. A woman member of the U.S. Congress, especially of the House of Representatives.
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- n. A female member of congress
- n. A female member of the House of Representatives
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- n. a member of the United States House of Representatives
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This excuse of a congresswoman is the biggest fiasco (and danger) that ever happened to U.S. politics.
Six people died in the shooting rampage as Giffords, a third-term congresswoman, met with constituents at a grocery store in Tucson.
The shooting targeted Giffords and left the three-term congresswoman in critical condition after a bullet passed through her head.
Radar Online, which has exclusively obtained the pictures, explains the wrinkle that is likely to be more significant than the six-term congresswoman showing a little cleavage:
This congresswoman is one more example of the American corporatocracy in action.
My “Democratic” congresswoman is hiding in the corner afraid to say anything on health care because she is a conservative on most issues; by contrast the neighboring district is led by a genuine progressive.
The lingering, large question is whether Giffords will be able and wanting to return to her work as a third-term congresswoman, and when, but her doctors say that question is unanswerable, for now.
Ferraro had been a schoolteacher, prosecutor and three-term congresswoman from New York before the 1984 Democratic nominee for president, Walter Mondale, asked her to be his running mate.
Both Panetta and McHugh are former House colleagues of Slaughter, a 13-term congresswoman.
The congresswoman is largely unknown, with a 33 percent favorability rating and 31 percent unfavorable.