all politics is local

all politics is local

Because voters are strongly influenced by the political decisions that impact their everyday lives, politicians must make them a priority, in order to stay in office. A: "I'm shocked by how many times the candidates have come to our little town." B: "Well, they know who votes for them, and all politics is local, after all."
See also: all, local, politics
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House Speaker Thomas "Tip" O'Neill once said, all politics is local, it was inevitable that push polling would be used in local election contests.
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