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politics

noun campaigning, civilis ratio, governance, government, matters of state, partisanism, party leadership, party politics, party system, political affairs, political influence, political involvement, political maneuvers, political methods, political partisanship, political process, pooitical strategy, public service, state affairs, statesmanship
Associated concepts: campaign financing laws, disclosure laws, election laws, lobbying laws, reporting laws
Foreign phrases: Politiae legibus non leges, politiis adappandae.Politics should be adapted to the laws, not the laws to politics.
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Both the governments are playing politics in view of the 2016 elections.
Playing Politics with Terrorism: A User's Guide is a collection of original, penetrating and compellingly written essays, which challenges all our assumptions about the relationship between democracy and terrorism.
In Playing Politics With Terrorism, George Kassimeris, a senior research fellow in conflict and terrorism at the University of Wolverhampton, draws upon instances from countries such as Australia, Italy, Peru, Russia, and the United States.
It would be better for the city and for Lozells if Mr Khalid Mahmood stopped playing politics with the report.
suggest that the administration is playing politics with border security data," declared Representative Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.
Playing politics with the country's future by making a deal with the Bloc Quebecois to bring down the Liberal government is political brinkmanship bordering on nihilism.
And you weren't playing politics on August I, when you insisted that "we must understand that the kind of information available to us today is the result of the president's leadership in the war against terror.
She's playing politics, pure and simple, and it should be totally obvious to anyone with half a brain that she's a gossip and can't be trusted.
The authors note that doing a good job is not enough anymore, "and not playing politics in hopes that you will be magically singled out and rewarded .
In related news, Anderson has tried to stop an ongoing feud over CASA and stated that the Authority's role should not be compromised by people playing politics or levying public criticism against it.
Politics, and playing politics, will seem far out of place as we do.
In 1879, the French missionary order of the White Fathers came to Raganda and were welcomed by the Kabaka, who saw an opportunity of playing politics among the Arabs, the English and the French.