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faction

fak shuhn

  • n  a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
  • n  a dissenting clique

  • The faction held the majority party to ransom and during the time the spoils were being distributed, extracted their pound of flesh.
  • The Russian State Duma on 3 April shut the Communist faction out of all the key committees in the lower house of the Russian parliament.
  • As the Lebanese military battles Fatah al-Islam, a key question remains: What does the Sunni extremist faction want?.
News & Articles

  • From the West looking East: ‘Tents’ in need of revival
    Three words for some thoughtful young Republicans concerned about the future of their party: Save your breath. Those worried that the GOP is losing traction with young voters know exactly who runs the party today: its most reactionary — meaning least conciliatory — faction in generations. So the College Republican National Committee could have saved precious ink and said “the heck with” rather ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald
  • Opinion: The church is need of a revival
    Three words for some thoughtful young Republicans concerned about the future of their party: Save your breath. Those worried that the GOP is losing traction with young voters know exactly who runs the party today: its most reactionary — meaning least conciliatory — faction in generations.
    June 12, 2013 - Summit Daily News
Quotes

  • Nelson Mandela in Washington Post
    Let no individual, section, faction or group ever regard itself as greater than the organization,Mandela said. "Our nation comes from a history of deep division and strife; let us never, through our deeds or words, take our people back...
  • Nicholas Burns in USA Today
    Burns said that because of a "tumultuous political environment" in Iran "we believe there is a faction inside that government that wishes to accept this offer to negotiate."
  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    When our troops go into battle, they serve no faction,Obama said. "They serve no party. They represent no race or region. They are simply Americans."

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