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centrist

a person holding moderate political views
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BEIRUT: The Future Movement has launched a blistering campaign against MP Walid Jumblatt, accusing him of abandoning his centrist position and aligning himself fully with the Hezbollah-led March 8 alliance.
On March 19, the Liberal Movement, the third partner in the center-right ruling coalition, announced that Culture Minister Arunas Gelunas, who was delegated by the Union of Liberals and Centrists though he is not a member of any political party, agreed to represent the Liberal Movement starting from March 19.
If you're a centrist in America today, there's no group or organization adequately representing your views and values.
Summary: Israeli right-winger Benjamin Netanyahu and centrist Tzipi Livni met on Friday but failed to agree on forming a coalition government and left it unclear whether negotiations between their parties
17) suggests that Catholic voters, no less than others, chose a centrist candidate's moderate, pragmatic positions and rejected extreme stands on the war, immigration, Social Security, tax breaks, death penalty, family planning and lobbying reform.
A few days earlier, he released a politically centrist budget that did not raise taxes but did restore $1.
If the centrists can hold together--a big if, despite all the platitudes about trust and faith--Pryor could find himself in a much more powerful position.
It was because Unity was nationalist, Sholgu managed to win the support of the centrists.
Yet, Egypt's hold on our political imaginations will derive also from the inventiveness of Egypt's political class, including centrist Islamists, and their little noticed role in elaborating the strategies of grassroots globalism in the Arab and Muslim lands.
Gallicanism thus provided the ballast for parliamentary centrists, enabling them to chart their course - leeward or windward as circumstances dictated - amid the tempests of religious reform and civil war.
Alternatively, President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro could ask Mr Prodi to try to muster a coalition majority, possibly from centrists now in the opposition and from Communists unhappy with their party leadership's decision.
The rhetorical asymmetry between the centrists and extremists is the key to the bias that develops in social choices when ad hoc delegating is permitted.