Definition of "logrolling"
  1. Logrolling refers to the act of adding unrelated clauses to a legislative bill with the intent of gaining broader support and ensuring the approval of the whole bill
How to use "logrolling" in a sentence
  1. The senator was accused of logrolling after adding a provision about the environment to an unrelated education bill in an attempt to gain support from his colleagues.
  2. To secure the required votes, the legislator engaged in logrolling by including a clause on gun control in the health care bill.
  3. Logrolling can often lead to the passage of bills that might have been rejected had each topic been voted on separately.

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