Rooted in downtown Pittsburgh, he resisted the era of deregulated finance that gave Wall Street the whip hand over the economy.
They were as deep in the mud as he was in the mire, and he had the whip hand of them all.
"You've got the whip hand, as usual," said he, with a tinge of bitterness.
They knew they had the whip hand of massa, and they were not slow to profit by the knowledge.
He knew as well as they did that possession of the bill gave him the whip hand.
Now, of course, if you hold most of the available stock you have the whip hand of us.
He must necessarily, to a certain extent, have the whip hand of the Cabinet.
He was angry that she had the whip hand and that she was driving him.
He had the whip hand, and he fairly reveled in his opportunity.
And the Gestapo was holding the whip hand because of events which had taken place in the past.