political machine


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a group that controls the activities of a political party

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As long as Turks do not build an effective political machine that has credibility in the voters' eyes, it will be difficult to break the dominance of the AKP.
Such is the fear that has gripped a dormant political machine that it has now begun what seems a petty campaign to discredit Andy Preston.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said that the critical views on Turkey in the American media and US Congress are an means of persuasion being employed by the American political machine to get what they want from others.
Analysts say the prosecutions have proved an effective weapon for the conservative royalist and militarist urban elite in their power struggle against the political machine of Thaksin Shinawatra, the self-exiled former prime minister whose parties have won a string of elections with the support of the rural poor.
Crum using the two men as lenses through which to view African American political engagement to explore how Black voters and their leaders worked with and opposed the white political machine at the ballot box.
When the speechwriter's theory narrows in on the conspiracy's architects, his real vitriol focuses not on the perceived plot behind his undoing, but on the terrifying realities of a political machine that seeks always to "replace America with Americana," on a government whose candidate is simply a cipher for disparate special interests--"the least human of all of us.
She has an uphill battle against an entrenched political candidate and the Los Angeles political machine.
A new strategy game, The Political Machine 2012 (Stardock Entertainment, $9.
Kennedy's seventh novel in the Albany Cycle, based on the O'Connell political machine, contains his usual wit and humor.
The Brotherhood's formidable political machine got out the vote for Morsi, an unknown, uncharismatic functionary who was brought in at the last minute.
He said: "It will give them an advantage but I strongly suspect, as we've found in those mayors that have been successful, that often they come outside the existing political machine.
President Barack Obama has been forced to make compromises in some areas as a result of the Washington political machine
While I appreciate the nation's political machine was moving at great speed, why bin all scheduled programmes before the news?
The current incumbent has been a slavish rubber stamp for her party, including the Iraq war, representing not the people but the whipped political machine.
Mr Rajapaksa's powerful political machine, and his alleged use of state resources - especially the media - in his campaign apparently overwhelmed Mr Fonseka's opposition bid to unseat him.