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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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would be better governed if more women were in political office includes 69% of women and 55% of men.
A local source who lives in Al-Jiraf and asked not to have his name published in fear of reprisals, said that following the incident Houthi fighters mobilized around the Political Office and set up checkpoints at the neighborhood's entry points.
officials was that the government of Qatar was as surprised as the Obama administration that the Taliban hoisted its flag at the opening of the office on Tuesday and used a banner that named it the Political Office of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday made his second call to the Afghan president in 24 hours to ease Hamid Karzai's anger over the rollout of the Taliban's new political office in Qatar -- a rift that temporarily delayed U.
The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has deemed it essential to open the political office in Qatar to meet five key objectives, which are- to reach an understanding and initiate talks with all countries to improve relations with them; support a political and peaceful solution which includes ending the occupation of Afghanistan and establishing an independent Islamic system; hold meetings with Afghans as time may demand; initiate contact with the United Nations, as well as international, regional and non-governmental organisations; and issue political statements to the media regarding the current political developments.
Earlier this year, Afghan Taliban had announced the opening of a political office in Qatar to hold talks with the United States.
Nairobi, Rabi'I 1, 1433, Jan 24, 2012, SPA -- The United Nations on Tuesday re-opened its political office in Somalia's capital Mogadishu after a 17-year absence - a move that reflects gains made against militant group al-Shabaab, according to dpa.
Another 27 candidates are running for a total of 20 available seats in DISY's political office.
For the US and its allies, the idea of a Taliban political office in Doha has become the central element in efforts to draw the insurgents into peace talks.
The Texas Ethics Commission levied more than $140,000 in fines in 2010 following complaints that candidates, officeholders and others violated laws governing elections, lobbying or holding political office.
Mr Mitchell, the Conservative MP for Sutton Coldfield, had been reported to the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner by a Labour MP following claims he helped a businessman who had made a donation to his political office.