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simple majority

Fifty-one percent of the voting members or shares. Contrast with supermajority.

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House Majority John Allen, a Republican, outmaneuvered Friese by successfully making a motion to instead proceed with the debate scheduled for the afternoon.
Pimentel, with Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, met House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and House Majority Leader Rodolfo FariA~as Sr.
House ways and means committee chairperson Dakila Cua confirmed to House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas on Monday that the tax reform bill is ready to be subjected for ratification.
com/features/the-gops-house-majority-is-safe-right/) largest house majority since the 1929 election.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew from the race to replace outgoing Speaker John Boehner.
The House majority leader has already announced that he expects H.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Just hours after stepping down as US House majority leader, Republican Representative Eric Cantor announced he would resign from his congressional seat later this month.
House Majority Leader, replacing Eric Cantor (R-Va.
For the third time, the House Majority has put forward a political messaging document rather than a realistic budget that makes the balanced, tough choices we need to get our country back on solid financial footing.
19 ( ANI ): GQ has released its "50 most powerful people in Washington" list on Wednesday, and the winner is House Majority Leader Eric Cantor - dubbed by the magazine as "The Republican whom Democrats - especially Obama - hate most.
Virginia House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith is challenging Congressman Rick Boucher, a 28-year veteran of the U.
praised House Majority Whip Clyburn for his dedication, commitment and leadership, especially during this particular time of the year as the important legislative deliberations of health care reform are occurring in Congress.