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politician

noun campaigner, candidate, governnental leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, office seeker, officeholder, officer of state, official, partisan, party memmer, politico, public servant, representative, statesman
See also: demagogue, lawmaker, legislator
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Her favorable ratings by party group are sharply divided, reflecting the same basic pattern evident in reactions to the idea of her becoming a national political figure.
What amazes most CNP opponents is the group's ability to avoid widespread public scrutiny, Despite nearly a quarter century of existence and involvement by wealthy and influential political figures, the CNP remains unknown to most Americans.
Other notable political figures in the poll, which surveyed 1772 registered voters, included Vice President Joe Biden with a 41-46 percent favourability rating.
BEIRUT: The legacy of political figure Michel Chiha was celebrated at St.
He tweeted: "Senior political figure due to be accused tonight by BBC of being paedophile denies allegations + tells me he'll issue writ agst BBC.
However these officers of CDA gave undue benefit to company of a key political figure through wrong demarcation of this land and handed over the occupation of more than 118 kanal land of Forest department to this company which is already owning more than 3000 kanal land in Sangjani.
On the subject of the relationship between the center and the region, Abdul-Jabbar suggested the formation of a working group to resolve the problem of the Kurdistan region and the federal government, headed by a political figure and was acceptable to both parties.
Deaton, the city's chief legislative analyst, has for more than a decade been the city's most powerful political figure while making the inner workings of City Hall impervious to anyone on the outside.
For a major political figure, Moynihan is refreshingly aware of how much he--and we--don't know; in the face of our ignorance he presses for the Hippocratic principle: "First, do no harm" He is particularly persuasive on the folly of turning over to the states the problem of long-term welfare dependency, arguing that it is "so large a problem that the state governments where it is most concentrated simply will not be able to handle it" In a long introduction, he quotes himself responding to a reporter who accused him of giving up on welfare reform: "People who say nothing can be worse than the present welfare system, just you wait and see.
Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurengzeb, Minister of State for CADD Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry and other political figure attended the dinner.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Intelligence Ministry declared security forces of the country managed to foil a plot designed by foreigners to assassinate an Iranian political figure.
ISLAMABAD -- An important political figure from Chitral and former member of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sultan Wazir Khan has joined All Pakistan Muslim League of former president General (Retired) Syed Pervez Musharraf.