The History Behind Horse Trading In Politics

Modern politics is ripe with horse-trading, but where did this term come from

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After elections, if a particular party cannot gain power, it resolves to grey areas of negotiating. One such way of grabbing opposition party elected members is called horse-trading, and why it’s called so?

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