the corridors/halls of power

noun phrase

: places where people talk about issues and make important decisions especially about political matters
the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.

Examples of the corridors/halls of power in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last year’s general election delivered a clear mandate for progressives who dare to defy the repressive military and royal establishment, and former activists have begun to make their way into the halls of power. Koh Ewe, TIME, 28 June 2024 This criticism rarely sparks debate in the halls of power in Beijing. Tyler Jost, Foreign Affairs, 27 June 2024 That high-profile role raised Bakewell’s visibility citywide, giving him a license to operate from the halls of power to the city’s most troubled blocks. Sandy Banks, Los Angeles Times, 23 June 2024 Martelly, who has since been sanctioned by Canada, brought drug traffickers, kidnappers and gang leaders to the corridors of power. Monique Clesca, Washington Post, 18 June 2024 With the right training and support, women can accelerate their entry to the halls of power and change the governing dynamic with more collaboration and empathy. Patricia Russo, Hartford Courant, 18 Mar. 2024 Here's some battleground state banter Gov. Katie Hobbs made a quick pivot last week after politicking from the halls of power, per reporter Stacey Barchenger. Sasha Hupka, The Arizona Republic, 6 May 2024 By Adrienne Wyper, The Week UK published 16 January 2024 Navigate your way around the goings-on in Parliament, with these insights into the processes and personalities in the corridors of power. Adrienne Wyper, theweek, 16 Jan. 2024 Through their stories, we are reminded of the power of perseverance, the importance of representation, and the imperative of ensuring that every voice is heard in the halls of power. Shelby Stewart, Essence, 28 Mar. 2024

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