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logrolling -- as in: legislative logrolling
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  • Voters disparage legislative logrolling, but all legislators do it.
  • Sectionalism, logrolling and a series of near-fanatical movements—of which the "free silver" movement that embroiled Lamar was only the beginning—plagued Senate deliberations on domestic economic issues.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • He did not desire to be caught in any of the logrolling factions, though for Terry Wickett, still in France, and for Terry’s rough compulsion to honesty he was sometimes lonely.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • It is impossible to imagine the austere Puritan divines of Massachusetts inventing such verbs as /to cowhide/ and /to logroll/, or such adjectives as /no-account/ and /stumped/, or such adverbs as /no-how/ and [Pg045] /lickety-split/, or such substantives as /bull-frog/, /hog-wallow/ and /hoe-cake/; but under their eyes there arose a contumacious proletariat which was quite capable of the business, and very eager for it.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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