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The race devolved into a heavily funded partisan slugfest in the final month, with the teachers union spending for Petterson and a conservative super PAC backing Williams.

The Orange Bowl semi between two programs trying to get historical boulders off their backs, Georgia and Michigan, should be a fun and physical slugfest.

Four of the nine Justices in recent months have publicly addressed the fear of mistaking the marble Supreme Court edifice for the political slugfest of the Iowa State Fair.

From Time

“Fourth quarter is always a bit of a slugfest when it comes to positioning yourself to win from a marketing perspective,” said Brian Berger, CEO of Mack Weldon, which sells men’s basics like t-shirts and sweatpants.

From Digiday

This is a job for independent committees, like Bowles-Simpson, not a partisan slugfest.

The hearing was billed in the press as more than just another partisan slugfest.

But if Gingrich heads to the showers, a Romney-Santorum slugfest could go all the way to Tampa.

After all, the Fox News faceoff has all the elements needed for a slugfest.

“It was encouraging,” Bob Schuman, of an independent committee called Americans for Rick Perry, said of the two-hour GOP slugfest.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slugfest, such as: altercation, brawl, dogfight, fisticuffs, fracas, and free-for-all.

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