Origin of long shot
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It does, and a little-known, long-shot Democrat is taking him to the wire.Red Sweep? Maybe, but One Tea Party Incumbent Is in Trouble|Dean Obeidallah|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For now, neither Warren nor Clinton are campaigning with long-shot Democrats in the Hawkeye State.2016 Dark Horse Martin O'Malley Is Boosting Iowa Democrats (and Himself)|Ben Jacobs|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2012, Bentivolio filed as a long-shot primary candidate to take on idiosyncratic five-term incumbent Thaddeus McCotter.
McCotter, fresh off a long-shot presidential bid, was expected to cruise to victory.
Tim Murray lost his long-shot bid for Congress in Oklahoma without any public notice on Tuesday.
This may lead to a long-shot duel between the aggressor and the aggrieved.
Carroll wa'n't the only one that hadn't paid him, not by a long-shot.The Debtor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman