political boss

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Noun1.political boss - a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointmentspolitical boss - a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
pol, political leader, politico, politician - a person active in party politics
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Imran must evade likes of Sh Rashid, who was a Minister in Nawaz government and showered praises for his political boss.
2011, 34-39); a local youth group stages a showy concert to agitate for the release of a corrupt local political boss blamed for multiple killings who has been tossed in jail; rival mosques divide the town, leading to a conflict that seems likely to explode into mass violence at any moment.
Apparently, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has still not forgotten how he was stopped by the paramilitary Rangers from entering the court premises during the accountability court hearings of his political boss, last week.
Acting as the chapter's fall kickoff event, attendees learned how Tom's Town got its inspiration from the country's most polarizing and corrupt political boss, Tom Pendergast.
When pensioner Olga Vasilyeva wrote to President Putin (above) to complain about bullying by her district political boss, a court fined her 5,000 roubles (PS51) for libel.
After you've talked to an individual senator and gained his or her support, you can walk away in the sure and certain knowledge that no interfering political boss will later upset your apple cart.
Coniston" is about a political boss in a New England state about the time Andrew Jackson was president.
an affluent Republican and founder of the Lincoln League, the notorious Memphis political boss Edward H.
Replacing the Plan E council-manager form with a strong mayor would not, of course, guarantee installation of a political boss who could more easily be controlled by special-interest groups, but it certainly makes such a scenario more likely.
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
So placing his name and photograph behind a public campaign with the slogan Labour4royalglam caused his political boss, and health ministerial colleague, grappling with sensitive NHS reforms, well, no little embarrassment.
Jon Murphy and his political boss, police commissioner Jane Kennedy, said numbers could be maintained at around 4,000 police officers for the next two years but after that they could not make any promises.

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