a designated area where politicians and their representatives meet with reporters and analysts following a debate, speech, or other political occasion.
- Also called spin alley, spin row .
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How to use spin room in a sentence
What we do know is that the spin room has now moved way beyond post-presidential debate coverage.Can We Trust The New York Times After the Abramson Debacle? | Joe Concha | May 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I then decided to plant myself in the spin room at every debate afterwards, and I did.Dick Durbin Bullish on Obama: Illinois Senator Touts His Own Karma | Lloyd Grove | November 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And as the surrogates gathered to spin in the spin room at Hofstra, the partisans at Pacific Standard felt good, but not too good.Anxious Moments and Dry Humor for Obama Faithful Watching Debate in Park Slope | David Freedlander | October 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not as bad as a gaffe, from the spin-room point of view, but also not what they wanted to put out there.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Gaffe and How His Campaign Lost Its Groove | Michael Tomasky | June 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maybe he was caught groping a campaign intern or telling anti-Mormon jokes in the spin room.