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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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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that Nawaz Sharif incident and throwing ink at Khwaja Asif have exposed the security breaches and these attempts shouldn't be aimed at to discourage political leaders direct contact with public.
President Kovind took to Twitter and said, "Tributes to Sarojini Naidu - poet, political leader and pioneer of our women's movement, on her birth anniversary #PresidentKovind" (sic)
Strong measures have been taken by the government to ensure that political leaders don't get trapped because of their calls recorded in police station diaries, said a senior police official.
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.
For his part, the political leader of Hamas said: "The atmosphere was good.
In America one of its leading reporters on world affairs, Dan Rather, CBS News, who shares the same type of interviewing of leading political leaders as Jeremy Paxman, has been forced to quit because he dared to oppose the political establishment.
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.
If this trend continues, he said, no political leader will feel safe in addressing public gatherings.
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.
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.