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  • Candidate will get to 50%+1 in one of two ways: by adopting populist platforms with cross-appeal to build bridges among asymmetrical networks of Democrats, Republicans and Independents, all of whom want jobs and security, or, by demonizing their opponents via the politics of personal destruction in what a friend active in veterans issues and Pennsylvania politics calls "the battle of making the other the fringe."

    Christine Pelosi: Don't Lament a Crumbling Establishment: Praise a Reinvigorated Democracy 2010

  • I think what you do see, though, is maybe an appeal, sort of a cross-appeal to independents, to younger voters, to people who want to sort of put behind them the Republican southern strategy and the Willie Horton ads of the past.

    CNN Transcript Apr 21, 2008 2008

  • I think Edwards has that kind of cross-appeal that, kind of, really got lost in the last election.

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2006 2006

  • "The withdrawal of the appeal and cross-appeal effectively means that the Competition Tribunal's order in this matter stands and that SAA will be required to pay the R45 million penalty imposed by the Competition Tribunal," she said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2005

  • The commission then withdrew its cross-appeal, said commission spokeswoman Liziwe Konyana.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2005

  • Despite the panel's unambiguous determination that the 97-month sentence was illegal, it appears to ... justify the sanctioning of both the illegal sentence and its own failure to [increase the sentence] by stating `[that the panel's decision] not to take a cross-appeal [ensures] that the [courier's] sentence cannot be increased.'

    Hullabaloo 2005

  • The court also dismissed, with costs, a cross-appeal by property developer Hobart Anthony Kay, of Margate, against the value placed on the land.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996

  • A cross-appeal by the commissioner on the other transactions and the use of equipment was upheld and his assessments and penalties confirmed.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996

  • Neither party was satisfied with the assessed compensation, which led to the appeal and cross-appeal.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996

  • A cross-appeal by the mines against the Labour Appeal Court's order that the President Steyn and Freddies dismissals were unfair was dismissed.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1995


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  • Used to describe a book that appeals to readers in more than one target audience.

    October 24, 2007