Union support was less crucial to Obama's nomination and his general election victory than it was to any previous Democratic president, which is why he's not obligated to twist arms
to pass the bill.
The president is dispatching his special envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell to twist arms
and do anything in order to come up with something by the fall.
MEPs will try to twist arms
on the 100% scanning rule that Congress enacted in 2007, which requires all US-bound maritime containers to be scanned before departing the EU, a rule the EU says could cripple trade without enhancing security.
Be gentle with those spins and don't twist arms
the wrong way.
And the one place where he can still twist arms
to his liking is in the hills of Jerusalem and Ramallah.
Paul Demoga and Ed Madaus formed Wheaton Square Development Co., LLC, to coordinate, promote and hype the endeavor, doing what they do best - persuade, cajole, twist arms
and chase down funding sources.
WARREN must find a fall guy to get Louise out of jail for Sean's murder and Darren's the man - to pay to twist arms
And she is in an unparalleled position to twist arms
, call in favors, offer carrots or brandish sticks.
24, when about 100 religious and community leaders descended on Parliament Hill to twist arms
and bend ears.
That's what makes it all the more mind-boggling that these individuals would brazenly twist arms
to solicit a contingent commission agreement or coerce a carrier to participate in a bid-rigging scheme via e-mail.
He didn't need to twist arms
or facts, everyone in Downing Street and the Joint Intelligence Committee knew what was wanted - a dossier justifying the invasion of Iraq.