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When the existing Republican Party has been reduced to political rubble, those who do not have a home in the Democratic Party can clear away the rubble, find a governing philosophy and develop a constituency.

The upfront philosophy is governed by wanting to create lifetime value relationships with clients.

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“We need to unite for us to take the majority and govern,” McCarthy told the gathering, according to a lawmaker in the room.

One of his attorneys, David Moyse, said Tuesday that, at the time of the assault, his client was governed by broader issues connected with years of alcohol abuse.

Federal health privacy laws don’t govern a lot of biometric data collected by teams, legal experts say.

“We restored our brand, showed we could govern, we took the temperature down,” says Feehery.

“The NTC pretends to govern, but it doesn't have any real power in the interior,” Tombstone tells him.

We think he will govern better for the Iraqi people and we will be able to work with him.

We think he will govern more inclusively and govern more with an eye with what is better for Iraq than the current situation.

By jumping into the race, Lewis could force Emanuel to govern to the left to fend off her attacks.

It is true that such application is not so high or grand as when they govern ideas, but it is equally genuine.

Those who really count in a nation and those who govern its destinies for good or ill are those who are born in it.

As the valve V1 is open, the sound waves formed in the pipe P1 will govern the speed of vibration of the motor M.

Let modesty and kind feeling govern your conversation, as other rules of life.

All agree that the intention of the parties should govern, but differ as to intention expressed in the words they have used.

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On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to govern, such as: administer, carry out, conduct, control, dictate, and guide.

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