Politics associated with political machines.
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How to use machine politics in a sentence
This year you have a group of candidates who are a throwback to machine politics.Jack Hidary Waits to Make His Push in New York City Mayoral Race | David Freedlander | August 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
That is, not to carry the flag for party machine politics but not to finger-wag over large sodas or e-cigarettes, either.Jack Hidary Waits to Make His Push in New York City Mayoral Race | David Freedlander | August 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On the Call he was simply a part of a news-machine; restricted by a policy, the whole a part of a still greater machine—politics.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
Our people are thoroughly disgusted with machine politics, and demand politics without any machine.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12) | Robert G. Ingersoll
Mr. Sage appears to have as accurate a knowledge of the female heart as of the twists and turns of machine politics.The Cruise of the Make-Believes | Tom Gallon