Bag Man


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Bag Man

Informal; pejorative.

1. A person who collects funds on behalf of a political candidate or organization. Campaign finance laws limit the amount of funds a bag man may collect from one person or interest group.

2. A person who collects funds on behalf of a family or other unit of organized crime in exchange for protection. The bag man may also pay bribes to government officials.

3. An IRS agent.
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In that era of do-it-now optimism, government was neither a bad man to be tarred and feathered nor a bag man to collect campaign contributions, but an instrument to help the most vulnerable in our society.
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Top bag man Tom was fishing two CDCs with a buzzer in the middle and caught his fish in the cages and the east of Inchmahome.
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PAY HATTENTION: Ricky playfully tests Scott's chin before our man (inset, top) becomes Ricky's bag man then gets taken under the champ's wing (centre) before Ricky starts serious sparring (bottom); IT'S FOR REAL: Ricky in action in the ring; BELTER: Champ Hatton
Bag man McLean called the clubs for Colin Montgomerie when the Scot emerged from the pack on the final day in February last year, a victory that also earned Monty his first success on the Australian continent.
So with title No.20 in the bag Man United can now set their sights on Wednesday and the game the world is waiting for.
If you thought Gordon Brown was dour, his Treasury bag man was worse.
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Bag man McLean called the clubs for Colin Montgomerie when the Scott emerged from the pack on the final day in February last year.