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war chest

n. a political campaign fund. They say the vice president has more than one million dollars in his war chest.
See also: chest, war
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War Chest somehow just ends up being a little dull and boring - which is really quite astounding for a Tower Defense game.
He said: "It is a war chest to fight competitors and see us through the challenging year ahead.
Carolyn Berlin has a war chest of $21,776, including $15,526 in a personal loan.
Its war chest was tiny compared to Labour, who raised pounds 9m, the Conservatives, who raised pounds 8m and the Liberal Democrats, who attracted pounds 4.
That makes his one of the smallest war chests in the Senate--and puts Helms's resources at about one fifth of what he had during the comparable period in 1995, before his most recent run.
The consensus was that BNA, with its huge cash war chest, views this as an important stragegic move, particularly with the decision of the two principals, Wayne and Marshall Cooper, to remain on board.
For example, a direct writer intent on building a war chest for acquisitions might seek reinsurance to free up capital efficiently, quietly and at little cost by ceding business that has been on its books, Woodring said.
Sir Dominic Cadbury's leaves the firm in robust shape and with a fat war chest.
SO THE Government has a pounds 12billion war chest stashed away, eh?
So far, Bruder is more than half-way through the current war chest, having bought a $72 million portfolio of 24 properties and mortgages on contaminated properties from the liquidators of Confederation Life Insurance Co.
It boasts 200 corporate members and an annual war chest of $2 million, which funds a steady stream of advertisements, brochures and reports.
This study extends our understanding of political competition by investigating the impact of an incumbent's war chest on a challenger's decision to mount a campaign.
Greg Abbott quickly replenishes that campaign war chest, a look at Appropriations chairmen through the years and we look at what happens when a statewide official steps down - all that and more in the latest issue of our subscriber-only newsletter for political insiders ($).
Her reported campaign war chest totaled $19,635, including $5,635 in contributions and $14,000 in personal loans.
THE motor company formed by former Reg Vardy executives has raised a pounds 25m war chest from a Stock Market flotation.