horse trading


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the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)

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negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining

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Those who were levelling the allegations of horse trading, should make them accountable, PML (N) and government allies also voted in this senate election.
She further said that ECP should seek explanation from the opposition parties, and the sanctity of the vote was the main objective of Nawaz Sharif, and that there should be a law to prevent horse trading.
The latest instance of Senate elections, completely mired in horse trading through use of money in all the provinces with the exception of not a single major party, could claim to have gone through honestly to win the 'hearts and minds' of voters, who are members of national assembly and provincial assemblies by virtue electoral process enshrined in the constitution of Pakistan.
These people have won elections through horse trading and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) did not allow any sale and purchase," she added.
The persons who are casting votes in the Senate elections on the indication of others and involved in horse trading are totally unfair,' she added.
He said that who fed how much quantity of grass to horses would be known soon but even if anyone have evidence of horse trading should show it.
The issue of horse trading would be discussed and a possible decision against the MPAs for allegedly selling their votes in the Senate polls is likely to be announced during a news conference after the meeting, sources said.
He said that instead of criticizing others, the the PML-N wanted to focus on the legislation, adding the party and its leadership did not believe in corruption or horse trading.
Summary: New Delhi[India], Aug 7 (ANI): The Janata Dal Party JD(U) on Monday advised the Congress Party that hiding its MLAs is not the way to give a strong response to Bharatiya Janata Party-led ruling government's horse trading.
Islamabad -- Electoral rigging and horse trading at multiple levels is a major issue that lies at the root of manipulated power transfer and needs to be addressed comprehensively in a holistic manner instead of looking for piecemeal solutions.
AS THE political slugfest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the issue of government formation in Delhi reached its peak, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked L- G Najeeb Jung to "accomplish the long overdue task" at the earliest, warning that otherwise the threat of horse trading will only worsen.
THE DAILYSTAR: Rivals brace for presidential horse trading
LEFKOSA, May 10, 2011 (TUR) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Cypriot parties to start intensified talks and horse trading after the three-way meeting planned for June, Turkish Cypriot President Dervis Eroglu said on Tuesday.
Horse Trading in the Age of Cars: Men in the Marketplace.
The author provides an interesting demonstration of how the basic principles of horse trading, particularly the male rivalry and truth-stretching, evolved and continued on the floor of automobile showrooms.