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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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The Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has carried out the attack on the political office of the PML-N lawmaker," the group's spokesman Eshanullah Ehsan said in a message to some media organs.
The bombing comes months after PML-N lawmaker, Punjab home minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada, was martyred in a suicide attack on his political office in his native Shadi Khan village in Attock.
The spokesperson said 15 people were killed and 23 sustained injuries in the suicide bomb attack at Provincial Home Minister Col (retd) Shuja Khanzada's political office in his native village Shadi Khan.
would be governed better, rather than worse, if more people who had never held political office were elected.
Ali Al-Emad, member of the Political Office of the Houthis, said in a conversation with the Yemen Times that security forces of the Interior Ministry attempted to break into the Houthis' Political Office and that the Houthis defended themselves.
The petitioner Kashif Sulemani advocate took the plea negotiations with Taliban cannot be made successful without allowing them to open their political office in Pakistan.
The first condition is that the (Taliban) office should be used only for negotiations not for any other activities and the office should not be named as the political office of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan," he said.
The Taliban, however, said that they have no immediate plans for an alternate political office.
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.
MOODY TALAT DOHA THE Taliban opened the 'Political Bureau of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan', its political office, in Doha on Tuesday, while the United States said it hoped to begin talks with the Afghan group as early as Thursday.
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar declared Wednesday Taliban's desire to resume political dialogue with the United States through the Taliban political office in Qatar.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates insists he will never run for political office.