Tammany


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Noun1.Tammany - a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossismTammany - a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
Democratic Party - the older of two major political parties in the United States
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O'Sullivan has had a telephone message to go down to Tammany Hall.
He was a young man, the type of the Tammany politician.
She crumpled up like a can that has been kicked by a heavy boot, her forepart came down in the square, and the rest of her length, with a great snapping and twisting of shafts and stays, descended, collapsing athwart Tammany Hall and the streets towards Second Avenue.
Tammany Parish and is the leading provider for most service lines.
Tammany will open to the public Saturday in Mandeville.
Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 19, 2016-Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and Home Bank provide Habitat for Humanity St Tammany West with USD45,500 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant
Terry Golway's Machine Made argues that the Democratic Tammany Hall machine, which dominated the city during the 19th century and early decades of the 20th, "prepared the way for modern liberalism" by creating a "model for a more aggressive role for government.
New YorkAEs Tammany Hall has long been thought of as a black spot in the history of urban politics, a political machine filled with shady characters like William oBosso Tweed and a cast of others involved in graft, crime, and corruption.
The bare knuckles realists of Tammany (such as White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel) often won the most important debates, and the Aspen idealists often spent more time than they would have wished nursing their political wounds.
WORCESTER -- Tammany Music Hall has closed its doors.