Grand Old Party


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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

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

Grand Old Party

A nickname for the Republican Party.
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The name of this heroic company was "the Grand Old Party"--
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): At a time when the Congress is looking forward to forge an alliance with several parties ahead of state assembly elections, sources said that the grand old party is not in favour of nominating Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren as chief ministerial candidate.
Otherwise, this once Grand Old Party will ultimately be rendered to history's trash heap.
IANS New Delhi On the very day when the Congress is to kick-off its 2019 Lok Sabha campaign from the Prime Minister's home turf with its Working Committee meeting in Ahmedabad, Narendra Modi took to his blog to tell the nation that it was Mahatma Gandhi who wanted to bisband the grand old party just after Independence.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham was asked in during the Republican Primaries (intra-party elections) about which of the two front-runners he would like as the Grand Old Party's candidate for President.
Others travel a rockier road that begins in church and ends in shul, or that winds its way from the Democratic Socialists of America to the Grand Old Party. As we evolve, we're often pointed at by friends and loved ones who demand consistency and chide us for changing our minds and our hearts, as if change wasn't the whole point of human existence, as if hearts and minds were designed to do something other than seek out new directions and new possibilities.
The Umno supreme council member likened the once grand old party to a hand-fed cat with Persian pedigree that had been turned out onto to street and must fend for itself if it is to survive.
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.
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.