campaigning campaigning  /kæm ˈpeɪ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the campaign of a candidate to be elected

News

  1. Japan party leaders debate ahead of July 21 vote

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe played up signs of economic recovery and appealed to voters for political stability in a debate Wednesday, a day before campaigning starts for upper house elections set ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Japanese party leaders hold debate before campaign opens for July 21 upper house vote

    TOKYO — Leaders of nine Japanese political parties are appealing to voters in a debate the day before campaigning starts for upper house elections on July 21.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. No liquor license for embattled bikini bar

    An embattled bikini bar — that could have designs on stripping down even more — won’t be opening in Astoria any time soon. The State Liquor Authority shot down Racks’ bid for a liquor license Tuesday — much to the delight of local leaders who have been campaigning against the jiggle joint’s plans to move into the neighborhood.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: New York Daily News

Quotes

  1. "We asked them not to run it. I am sending them an email as we speak asking them to take it down," McCain said. "There is no place for that kind of campaigning."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Raw Story

  2. "You can learn an awful lot about a man campaigning with him, debating him, and seeing how he reacts under pressure," Biden said. "You learn about the strength of his mind. But even more importantly, you learn about the quality of his heart....
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "We are on the same team, and none of us can afford to sit on the sidelines," Clinton said. "I haven't spent the past 35 years in the trenches advocating for children, campaigning for universal health care : and fighting for women's rights to...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: CBC.ca

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