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congresswomancon‧gress‧wom‧an /ˈkɒŋɡrəsˌwʊmən $ ˈkɑːŋ-/ noun (plural congresswomen /-ˌwɪmɪn/) [countable]  PGPPGOa woman who is a member of a congress, especially the US House of Representatives
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congresswomanIs it the party that selected Susan Molinari, a moderate, pro-choice congresswoman, as its keynote speaker?They do not talk about Lynn Woolsey, the Democratic congresswoman from California.She was in New York for a community forum sponsored by the local congresswoman, Carolyn Maloney.The couple said that then, at the recommendation of their own congresswoman, Rep.But the second-term congresswoman is also an ardent champion of free trade.The Martins asked their congresswoman what to do.Karen Thurman, D-Fla., their congresswoman, and gave her the tape at her district office in Gainesville.Their congresswoman told them to take their tape to the ethics committee and give it Rep.
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