Examples of centrist in a Sentence
The candidate hopes to appeal to centrists nationwide.
the centrists will most likely rally behind the candidate who favors reforming the government program—not abolishing it entirely
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AFP Contributor AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped Fed Governor Jerome Powell to become head of the U.S. central bank, promoting a soft-spoken centrist to replace Janet Yellen when her term expires in February 2018.
Philip Levine, the mayor of Miami Beach who describes himself as a radical centrist, is running for Florida governor in the Democratic Party.
Armando Ríos Piter, a technocratic senator from the southern state of Guerrero, is seen by some as a Mexican answer to Emmanuel Macron, the centrist who won France’s presidential election just a year after founding his own party.
Clinton positioned himself a centrist standing between the conservative extremism of Ronald Reagan and the older liberalism of FDR and LBJ.
More voters in Germany define themselves as centrist than in any of the other six largest European states, according to a recent survey.
Straus was the last centrist, and the business community and other moderate Republicans have relied on him.
That’s a safer stance for a liberal congressman than a presidential candidate, and centrists rightly observe that public opinion hasn’t caught up to a whole host of progressive priorities.
Consequently, politicians take positions that motivate people to vote, and that usually means appealing to the disaffected, not the centrist, voter.
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