A lame duck, in politics, is an elected official whose successor has already been
elected. The official is often seen as having less influence with other politicians ...
an elected official whose time in an office or position will soon end. : a person,
company, etc., that is weak or unsuccessful and needs help. Source: ...
a. An elected officeholder or group continuing in office during the period between
failure to win an election and the inauguration of a successor. b.
Feb 13, 2016 ... President Obama is not a “lame duck” in the original sense of the phrase, which
refers to a president filling out his last, not-so-influential days in ...
Lame duck definition, an elected official or group of officials, as a legislator,
continuing in office during the period between an election defeat and a
Feb 14, 2016 ... In fact, it has been over 80 years since a lame-duck president has appointed a
Supreme Court justice." Let's see what history shows about ...
A lame duck is a common term in political science. It refers to a politician about to
leave office. In this section, we learn its meaning and look...
Feb 16, 2016 ... Here's Merriam-Webster's full definition of “lame duck”: “an elected official or
group continuing to hold political office during the period between ...
Jan 12, 2016 ... Instead of coasting to the close of his second term, Obama used his final State of
the Union address to propose to “fix our politics” and to frame ...
Feb 16, 2016 ... Let us be honest with our colloquialisms. The president will not be a "lame duck"
until after the election results are tallied in November.