Each party has its fringe elements and special interests that exert disproportionate influence.
That strong undercurrent at the Democratic convention threatens to exert a strong pull on the way the gathering is portrayed.
The U.S. needs to be in Afghanistan to also exert its influence over the existence of such forces in Pakistan.
On This Week, John McCain said that removing troops from Iraq by the end of 2011 will allow Iran to exert influence in the region.
The letter that Indian M.P.s wrote was an effort to exert counter-pressure and neutralize that campaign.
The heathen, as a general remark, exert themselves no oftener and no longer than they feel the pressure of present want.
Moreover, she will never again have opportunity to exert influence over me.
Indeed, it was unusually hot, and somehow none of them aspired to exert themselves any more than they could help.
She must take care to exert it kindly but seriously now that the old Judge was gone.
Ignorance, poverty, and crime and misery still exist and exert their evil influence in the world.