Tag: Chaplain

Bipartisan (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Bipartisan (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Bipartisan When members from two different political parties (in the contemporary Congress, Democrats and Republicans) work together to find a common solution, or when members from both parties work together in a group or jointly sponsor or co-sponsor legislation. In the House, the Speaker consults […]

Legislative Branch Agencies / Architect of the Capitol / AOC (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Legislative Branch Agencies / Architect of the Capitol / AOC (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Legislative Branch Agencies / Architect of the Capitol / AOC To ensure that Congress has independent sources of information from the executive branch to support it in its legislative and oversight responsibilities, Congress formed several legislative branch agencies.   Stone Preservation on Capitol Hill   […]

Chaplain (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Chaplain (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Chaplain A clergyman elected by the each chamber to open its daily sessions with prayer. The chaplain is also available as an advisor and counselor to members, members’ families, and congressional employees. Also see § 4.110 Administrative Offices of the House, § 4.111 House Chaplains […]