The leadership may have to dangle choice committee assignments to complete the steal, and engage in other kinds of horse-trading.
Andrew Roberts on the horse-trading ahead—and the financial Armageddon to come.
Israeli politics will now devolve into a fierce period of horse-trading, double dealing, and speculation.
The word "horse-trading" in politics is not meant to be understood literally after all.
They indulged in horse-trading and played politics to a certain extent, but the lines of demarcation were sharper.
If we put this deal over right we don't need to bother about horse-trading.
Rome began as a thousand American cities have done, by being a convenient place for barter and horse-trading.
The former make an open business of horse-trading, and the latter of public-dancing, singing, and fortune-telling.
Jasper went out and into the dining-room conducted the horse-trading preacher.
Children loved him, and he sneaked away from work to tell them improbable stories of sea-faring and horse-trading and bears.
Negotiating reciprocal concessions and benefits, esp of a political sort: Vintage Washington politics as usual was not good enough anymore, that horse-trading, your bill for mine, was part of the old-time religion (1940s+)