Tammany


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a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism

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The story is about Tammany Hall and how a Jeffersonian political club became the notorious political machine of Boss Tweed fame.
Financial service companies Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Home Bank revealed on Thursday that a USD45,500 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant was made to Habitat for Humanity St Tammany West (HFHSTW) in 2015, enabling seven low-income families to put down payments on affordable homes.
In key respects, the Tammany Hall understanding of politics' proper ends and means contradicts central axioms of modern liberalism, which promises that rational bureaucracies, shielded from politics and run by experts, will deliver goods and services to client-citizens, honestly and efficiently.
After over a year in office, Holder ultimately chose not to resign because it would have been widely assumed that he had been driven out by Tammany or become disillusioned with the administration to the point that he could no longer serve it.
In addition to several ownership changes, Tammany Hall has withstood a natural-gas explosion in its basement, cellar floods, kitchen fires, a liquor license suspension (not during Hammond's ownership) and numerous renovations and expansions.
Tammany was initially a fraternal organization run along the lines of a social club, but in the 1830s the Society grew more political in nature.
Tammany Parish north of New Orleans, along the Mississippi border.
Tammany Hall has become a byword for political corruption.
Yet, these developments did not deter New York City's Democratic organization, popularly known as Tammany Hall, from recruiting working-class blacks into its own fold.
King of the Bowery; Big Tim Sullivan, Tammany Hall, and New York City from the Gilded Age to the Progressive Era.
Flapper slang of 1920s America that expresses exclamatory approval does seem to rise unbridled to my lips as I inspect the product samples of a unique clothing line launched by Canadian Tammany Atkinson, Bee's Knees President and founder.
Tammany Parish, located just north of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a prime example of an increasingly exurbanized area that has passed ordinances deemed by many in the forestry community as being excessive both in terms of cost and regulatory rigor (Jackson et al.
At some point, the May King took on the name and attributes of a Delaware Indian Chief named Tammany (?
Tammany Parish, Louisiana(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Vermilion, Washington, West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.