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  1. lame ducknoun

    an elected official still in office but not slated to continue

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  1. lame duck

    defaulter (at the stock exchange)

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  1. The Atlantic Molly Ball:

    It's a real wild card in the House whether (Speaker John) Boehner is going to be empowered by this larger majority or whether they're going to be a bigger thorn in his side in the way we've seen in the past, so as we look to whether the relative harmony and lack of drama of this lame-duck period can continue in the new Congress, I think that's going to be a major factor.

  2. Orrin Hatch:

    A lot of people on something this important do not want to have it passed or rejected by a lame duck Congress.

  3. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I can't imagine that a Republican majority Congress in a lame duck session after the American people have spoken would want to confirm a nominee opposed by the NRA, the NFIB, and the New York Times says would move the court dramatically to the left, this nomination ought to be made by the next president.

  4. Biden TransitionBiden:

    I'm not going to be a lame duck, just watch me.

  5. Carlos Curbelo:

    I think in the lame duck, there will be a major opportunity to address this in a definitive way, and I don't think we should underestimate the importance of the work that was done in the Senate when they had their immigration exercise and the work that we did here, that all sets up a possible resolution to all of this after the election. Which would be something to celebrate for sure.

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Translations for lame duck

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  • incapacitadoSpanish
  • siipirikkoFinnish
  • canard boiteuxFrench
  • लंगड़ा बत्तखHindi
  • ברווז צולעHebrew
  • ラメダックJapanese
  • nieudacznica, nieudacznikPolish
  • бедолага, неудачница, бедняга, несчастненький, неудачникRussian
  • krake, stackare, veklingSwedish
  • me腳鴨Chinese

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