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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Before the Uhuru-Raila political deal, Mr Joho was seen as the undisputed Coast political boss.On Tuesday, a photo of Mr Kingi and Mr Ruto shaking hands at Pride Inn Hotel went viral, receiving varied reactions.
Imran must evade likes of Sh Rashid, who was a Minister in Nawaz government and showered praises for his political boss. Within days of MNS being dislodged by Musharraf, this person became his Minister and stood on stage in Islamabad on 12 May 2007 when Musharraf raised his fists to rejoice the brutal massacre of over 50 innocent citizens in Karachi by Altaf Hussain's thugs.
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.
"Coniston" is about a political boss in a New England state about the time Andrew Jackson was president.
Church Jr., 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.
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.
aACoeIt was God and Providence that lifted President Jonathan over and above his former political boss. But in truth, Alamieyeseigha since he left prison had been working strenously and silently to assist the President stabilise the amnesty in the region.

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