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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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ISLAMABAD -- The federal government Friday advised Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) not to allow broadcast of hate speeches of political leaders live.
According to new directives, any calls made by political leaders would not be taken as "on record".
We need political leaders with observa-a tion and insight, not a personal "faith".
Mr Hume has long since won tributes from political leaders around the world and is also a Nobel Peace Prize winner.
To be an effective strategist, the political leader must use the instruments of national power--diplomatic, economic, and informational as well as military--in support of national interests.
Within the memory of many is a time when religion and religious leaders held much greater moral and political sway than they do today; a time when certain political leaders were so trusted and so regarded that they merely pointed a finger in a given direction and there, the people marched; a time, indeed, when newspaper editorial pages could go a long way towards influencing the results of elections.
Stating that Murray might have struck a chord with voters, political leader Willie Rennie said that Murray is right in urging the leaders to work together, adding that a little less anger and a little more objective analysis is not a bad thing to have.
CAIRO, Feb 22 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas political leader Khalid Meshal lauded their meeting here Wednesday.
Paxman gives the same treatment to the members of the Cabinet and Tony Blair, surely any political leader with nothing to hide would have the courage to face Paxman head-on.
If you will flip through the pages of his political career, you must have seen that many innovative initiatives in Indian politics if any political leader has undertaken, then it is honourable Advaniji.
ISLAMABAD -- Petition has been filed against acting chairman PEMRA Pervez Rathore in Islamabad High Court (IHC) under article 199 of constitution on broadcasting by private media channels speech of a political leader inviting army to take over the government.
Pakistan Muslim League-N (PNL-N) chief and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif emerged as the most popular political leader, with 12 points, the Daily Times reports.