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O'Sullivan has had a telephone message to go down to Tammany Hall.
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 Hall did this 150 years ago, although its infantry did not carry smartphones with apps sending data about voters to the campaigns.
bar] SIR - It looks like nothing but a miracle will prevent the loss of parliamentary seats in Wales, as nice a piece of gerrymandering as would make American Tammany Hall politicians blush.
Yet, these developments did not deter New York City's Democratic organization, popularly known as Tammany Hall, from recruiting working-class blacks into its own fold.
The fact that a man like Reid never sat on the benches of the Commons can be blamed on the nepotistic Tammany Hall no-marks that have blighted Labour in Scotland for too long.
King of the Bowery; Big Tim Sullivan, Tammany Hall, and New York City from the Gilded Age to the Progressive Era.
The Pendergrass operation was sort of a Middle America Tammany Hall.
Born in County Cork in 1841, he emigrated to the US seven years later as his family fled the potato famine, and worked successively as barman, blacksmith and boxer before climbing the ranks at Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party machine at the hub of New York politics.
Gang wars soon enveloped the streets, and from the chaos rose the first mob boss, James "Old Smoke" Morrissey, as proprietor of gambling joints, saloons, and whore houses who aligned himself with the corrupt power corridors of Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed.
Tammany Hall ruled New York for the sake of the wealthy, ships daily brought hundreds of immigrants escaping Europe's pogroms and poverty, and factory-made clothing was replacing traditional homemade.
During much of the 19th and early 20th centuries, Tammany Hall reigned as the nation's most successful political machine.