chief issue

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11 to make human rights the chief issue of their political campaigns in the Philippines' upcoming election.
4 per cent in 2012 compared to the previous year, with the decline since 2007 at 18 per cent, and Hyland, who represents bookmakers on HRI's board, believes this factor is the chief issue for the struggling on-course betting sector.
A chief issue in the negotiations is said to be compensation, with dispatchers at Jazz Aviation said to be earning less than a number of their counterparts at other Canadian carriers.
The chief issue is Sir Thomas' demand for cash-back of up to pounds 7,000 for expenses claimed in the four years before the rules were changed in response to the Parliamentary "sleaze" scandal.
The chief issue is Sir Thomas's demand for cashback of up to pounds 7,000 for expenses claimed in the four years before the rules were changed in response to the Parliamentary "sleaze" scandal.
Two days before the deadline given by the Maoists to the government to address their demands on civilian supremacy and President Ram Baram Yadav's 'unconstitutional' move on Army chief issue, PM Nepal called a meeting of all parties represented in the Constituent Assembly to discuss ways to address the Maoist demands.
Had they (Maoists) reached a consensus on the NA chief issue, it could have been sorted out some 10 days ago," he claimed.
The highest connection he establishes is on the Iraq war, with only one in ten respondents citing this as the chief issue that they identify with McCain both before and after the financial crisis.
The Legislature dealt with the organization's chief issue with SB 2 - that religious freedoms would be infringed upon.
Mitchell, an ASU graduate elected to the House in November, said college affordability was a chief issue during congressional campaigns, prompting the newly-elected Democratic majority to act quickly on higher-education legislation.
As soon as President Bush named Judge Alito as his choice for the seat of retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the nominee's history regarding abortion became the chief issue.
The chief issue that we've tried to address here is whether an action that harms civilians like this is right, whether it's wise, whether it actually brings anybody closer to peace".

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