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Grand Old Party

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) a nickname for the Republican Party since 1880. Abbreviation: GOP

GOP

or G.O.P.,

Grand Old Party (an epithet of the Republican Party since 1880).

Grand Old Party

A nickname for the Republican Party.
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06 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday took a jibe at the Congress Party and said it was a perception that only the grand old party could survive in the north-east, but now the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has changed its perception.
Many might think this is the beginning of a new era for India's Congress party as its longest serving president has retired and passed the reins of the grand old party to her son, Rahul Gandhi.
Accusing the Congress of suffering from"selective amnesia", the senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader said that allegations regarding the delay in the session have"no base as the grand old party has delayed the session"on several occasions citing various reasons.
The move has come as a major setback to the rival group - led by ousted party chief Ashok Chaudhary - which was trying to cause a split in the party over the issue claiming any further continuance of Congress' alliance with the RJD headed by "tainted" Lalu Prasad would destroy the image of the grand old party.
You may have guessed from the rather loaded second suggestion that I pin the blame fairly and squarely on the Grand Old Party.
According to sources, the Grand Old Party is miffed at the government's recent move to open up key sectors like defence and pharmaceuticals to foreign investment saying it will impact the country's security environment and will lead to monopoly of multi- national corporations in drug pricing.
I do agree with the writer that the grand old party of India should revisit its policies and try to stitch alliances with regional powers.
Deftly organized into four major sections (Foundations; Basic Dos and Don'ts; Reclaiming; Winning), "Grumpy Old Part" offers a practical, principled, effective, reality based approach to reforming the Grand Old Party and increasing its influence with respect to national policy making and securing the loyalty of a voting majority of the American public.
Grand Old Party (GOP) or Republican candidate Ted Cruz called for surveying of Muslim neighborhoods after Brussels attack last Tuesday that killed at least 35 people while leading candidate for the same party Donald Trump continued the rhetoric of fear and hate by calling to bar Muslims from entering the US.
In an informal interaction with Congress MPs, Rahul Gandhi said that he is not in politics to ensure that the grand old party returns to power, but his objective is its overall empowerment.
To get a shot at the presidency, the once-progressive Massachusetts governor had to hitch his wagon to the narrow agenda of the faction that have taken over the Grand Old Party.
And it would appear so that the grand old party of the world's largest has yet to find a magic wand to reverse the losing streak.