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  • Instead, the perception in both races is of party bosses pulling levers, big-footing with preferred candidates.

    New York's GOP Never Learns

  • After Whitman spoke at the banquet, Stutzman, again clearly big-footing the everyday press operation, beckoned reporters to another unscheduled press availability on stage.

    The Mitt & Meg Show: "Taking Care of Business"

  • He and many of his “Born-or-Bred-in - the-Beltway” types have a bit of an aversion to those pushy, honking Noo-Yawkahs big-footing around the ol 'cherry blossoms down there.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • THE PRESIDENT: Well, I've got to be careful about not looking like I'm big-footing Congress.

    Obama's Interview With Progressive Bloggers (FULL TRANSCRIPT)

  • CBS, of course, was less than thrilled with this development and downright anxious that I might tell all about the "big-footing" situation in Argentina.

    Blood Sugar

  • Given that the vast majority of reasons for spurning Senator Clinton are personal - the negative nature of the primary, the awkwardness of having Bill big-footing all over the White House, the country and the world - moving beyond her is essentially a validation of McCain's framing of Obama as not possessing the true qualities of leadership.

    Adam Hanft: The Necessary Audacity of Hillary Clinton as Vice President

  • When he took his new job, he signed up a few high-profile former clients for Disney, a practice he later backed away from because it gave the appearance of big-footing the movie division.

    Now, Mickey Mao

  • A day later, in one of the more unseemly displays of piling on that I can recall, Maureen Dowd used her op-ed column to complain that Miller was prone to big-footing her colleagues and had a reputation for using what might generously be described as unconventional journalistic techniques to nail her stories.

    Jeremy Gerard: Times to Judith Miller: Drop Dead

  • But can the short video do much to change the popular perception of Microsoft as a company with a history of big-footing other players in the industry?

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  • Commentators Robert Novak and Fred Barnes are among those guilty of big-footing.

    USATODAY.com - Baseball: A capital idea, again

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  • big-footing -- used in this CNN article. http://tinyurl.com/kuxg35 "Many in the establishment view him as someone who does not cower to big-footing by the West."

    June 18, 2009