Politics associated with political machines.
This year you have a group of candidates who are a throwback to machine politics.
Van Buren was the first product of what are now called "machine politics" that was put into the presidential chair.
And without Jackson—should we ever have had machine politics?
Our people are thoroughly disgusted with machine politics, and demand politics without any machine.
Mr. Sage appears to have as accurate a knowledge of the female heart as of the twists and turns of machine politics.
Platt was one of the most nearly absolute party bosses that the American system of machine politics has produced.
But the development of party spirit and machine politics brought with it a great change.