Vocablet of the Day: Clout

Today’s Vocablet features a well-known politician and his penchant for somewhat shady operations:

The clout (Mayor Daley) Vocablet is about Richard M. Daley, mayor of Chicago for a record-breaking 22 years, from 1989 to 2011.  He is well known for the rumors of secretive dealings with the Mafia and for using special advantage or influence to get things accomplished.

Related words: prestige

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