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depths

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adjourn

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a pause or interval, as from work or duty

to interrupt regular activity for a short period

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a state of abeyance or suspended business

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an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)

an enclosure that is set back or indented

a pause from doing something (as work)

put into a recess

make a recess in

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close at the end of a session

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senator, Majority Whip John Cornyn, has kept a lower profile during the congressional recess.
In addition, the congressional recess provided an opportunity for NTCR members to attend fundraising events and offer support through the association's political action committee, Telecommunications Education Committee Organization, to those elected officials who have championed rural America's cause.
For instance, a 2012 rule, "Joint Rulemaking to Establish 2017 and Later Model Year Light Duty Vehicle GHG Emissions and CAFE Standards," spent 42 days at OIRA, received more than 370,000 comments, triggered UMRA, was 578 pages, and took place during an election and a congressional recess.
With the TN General Assembly done for 2014 and the August Congressional Recess in effect, it is a perfect time to communicate directly with our legislators regarding nursing, nursing issues and healthcare in general.
Following the month-long annual congressional recess during August, the House and senate return to work on Sept.
Republicans and Democrats expressed confidence that they can agree on the short-term plan before the five-week August congressional recess.
However, with many closely contested House and Senate seats up for grabs during the 2014 mid-term elections this fall, Congress is working hard now so they can begin campaigning for re-election by the time August Congressional Recess rolls around.
Though nothing in Washington is ever certain, the legislative calendar, at least in terms of days in session, is set for the next month and into the summer's congressional recess.
I met with DeFazio again in Eugene during the congressional recess and shared overwhelmingly positive feedback about the bill from my fellow software developers.
Washington, to help shape discussions during the August congressional recess.
During the August Congressional Recess, the Partnership for Better Health (INA is a partner) and Des Moines University will be hosting several Congressional events.
Bush then appointed him during a congressional recess, just as he did with the extremist John Bolton when he appointed him the United States ambassador to the United Nations.
She notes that some sessions this year were held during Congressional recess.
He was named to the post in 2010 during a congressional recess to avoid a battle over his praise for the British health care system and his suggestion that health care rationing was inevitable.
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