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Republicans, in the House especially, have been pushing Keystone for some time and raking in donations in the process.The Pipeline From Hell: There’s No Good Reason to Build Keystone XL|Jack Holmes|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Lexington Herald-Leader sure did, raking McConnell over the coals Wednesday.
Because they were the ones “raking in the coals,” they were nicknamed “rakers.”9 Secrets of the NYPD’s Spy Unit Revealed in ‘Enemies Within’|Abby Haglage|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Spain was raking in huge profits with their New World colonies, mainly by extracting gold and silver.The Original Slave Colony: Barbados and Andrea Stuart’s ‘Sugar in the Blood’|Eric Herschthal|January 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Competition for oligarch clients is fierce, and the firms who win them are raking in record fees.Oligarch v. Oligarch: London's Courts Attract Litigious Tycoons|Mike Giglio|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Winslow ran across her bow and was on the point of raking her, when the Alabama's flag came down.Dewey and Other Naval Commanders|Edward S. Ellis
This, was, I suppose, in anticipation of the enemy getting possession of the redoubt to the right and raking the line.Personal Recollections of the War of 1861|Charles Augustus Fuller
I rake until dinner time and have perhaps a third of the raking done.The American Country Girl|Martha Foote Crow
Raking off the leaves from wooded areas, a practice common in parks and on private estates—hurts the trees seriously.Studies of Trees|Jacob Joshua Levison
While talking, he had been manœuvering to gain a raking position.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various