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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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Four years ago, two influential politicians in the Liberal Democratic Party told senior officials of Japan Broadcasting Corp.
Journalist Nori Imanishi, who met the politician in the Diet members' office building just before his death, says Ishii told him and others that he had "discovered something terrible." The timing of his murder, Imanishi says, is "very suspicious."
The week had three main tracks: plenary meetings; meetings in 'communities' in which deep conversations and the practical work of the conference centre (cooking, washing up, table service) took place; and a Young Politicians' Forum.
Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, says politicians are responsible for activities of bandits terrorising the country.
The politician also doubles up as a pimp for female friends brought along by his girlfriend.
A once again fooled public later dejected resigns with a too late realized truth that that politician himself won't be in politics if he was not a bad guy in the first place!
Gallagher said: "If I did see a politician taking drugs he'd get a crack round the head.
She was then introduced to the notorious politician by a woman in the area, saying he would be able to help her.
'Squish' has also been used more broadly, to describe any liberal or conservative who avoids taking firm stands or doesn't stand for anything a politician who will sell out, who lacks conviction, who cares more about popularity than principles.
* "Blessed be the politician with a lofty sense and deep understanding of his role.
He said he had made it very clear during his meeting with the council that no politician should be involved as directors in any of the institutions, unless they were Cabinet or state exco members.
For the first time, it seems that no politician evokes trust rather than mistrust, the Sme daily wrote on May 11.A poll conducted by the Focus agency in April has shown that people in Slovakia have the greatest trust in President Andrej Kiska (46.2 percent), followed by Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (34.7 percent) and Speaker of Parliament Andrej Danko (31.2 percent).The chairmen of the opposition party SaS Richard Suliacutek (26.6 percent) and coalition partner Most-Hiacuted Beacutela Bugaacuter (25.9 percent) also finished ahead of the Smer leader and ex-Prime Minister Robert Fico on 23.1 percent.