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power broker

or pow·er·brok·er (pou′ər-brō′kər)
n.
A person who exerts strong political or economic influence, especially by virtue of the individuals and votes he or she controls.

power broker

n
a person with power and influence, esp one who operates behind the scenes

power broker

A person who controls a number of politicians or a large number of votes and uses this to influence political affairs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power broker - a person who is important by virtue of the people or votes they control; "a power broker who does you a favor will expect you to return it"
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
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And here are the powerful people operating within that inner circle: The black enterprise entertainment power broker 50 - a fierce 50 - who covertly and brazenly shape the music, television, cable and film industries.
The Power Broker designations are based on nominations provided by brokers and risk managers as judged by separate panels of risk managers for each industry segment.
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Hilb Rogal & Hobbs Company (NYSE:HRH), one of the world's largest insurance and risk management intermediaries, announced today that the nationally-distributed industry publication Risk & Insurance has named two HRH brokers to its exclusive Employee Benefits Power Broker list in its June 2008 issue: Jim Weiss, of the company's Milwaukee office, and Aaron Wells, of the Wichita office, were two out of six winners in the highly sought-after Health category.
For two years running, the Power Broker Awards have been the way for brokers to differentiate themselves from their peers--or should we say, to prove they have few peers.
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Adding such a category would in my opinion add prestige to the Power Broker competition.
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