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Republican Party


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. One of the existing great parties. It was organized in 1856 by a combination of voters from other parties for the purpose of opposing the extension of slavery, and in 1860 it elected Abraham Lincoln president.

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  • n. the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party


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  • As long as the term Republican Party exists, we can at least hope that it returns to a more moderate and conservative path, that the party of Nelson Rockefeller and Barry Goldwater will reemerge. News

  • He referred to the Republican Party's goal of $100 billion in spending cuts for the rest of the 2011 fiscal year.

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  • The Republican Party, in other words, is no longer a party of elderly white men.

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  • When we come back Sam Tanenhaus on his new book, pronouncing conservatism dead as in kaput, toast, six feet under and which magazines is he calling Republican Party mouthpieces?

    CNN Transcript Sep 13, 2009

  • The malefactors of great wealth are always hovering over the zombified mass of lies and resentments and prejudices that we call the Republican Party, waiting to breathe a simulacrum of life into it.

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  • You may wonder why I call the Republican Party the Repuglican Party.

    Politics Plus

  • McCain's effort exposes a critical problem in the broader and longer term Republican Party strategy.

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

  • Simple Jack, change the name Republican Party to Democratic Party.

    Cafferty File

  • He called the Republican Party's strategy to try to block a public vote on his plans "unconscionable," noting the irony of Republican efforts to block democracy as pro-democracy protesters in Egypt and Tunisia fire the world's imagination.

    William Bradley: Jerry Brown 2.0: How's It Going?

  • The great risk in all this is not to President Obama's Constitutional eligibility for the Office, but to the Republican Party, which is being made to look racist, irresponsible and loony by those of its candidates and supporters who persist in their 'birther' delusions.

    Pat Choate: Getting Past the 'Birther' Myth


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