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Partisan

Describing any measure or policy that draws support from only one political party. For example, in the United States, a bill drawing support only from Democrats or only from Republicans may be said to be partisan. The term can also be used to describe to the act of rigidly supporting only the interests of one's own party.
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Partisanship has generated countless research either as the main theme or as a supplemental factor.
Huckabee and the Democratic Legislature have chosen to invoke claims of partisanship, or lack thereof, when it's convenient.
Turning to his vision of the role of government, the President said four years of gridlock and partisanship had brought the nation to a new consensus.
Such partisan attachment, known as partisanship, is, therefore, essential to the institutional process of democratization.
The partisanship, especially on nominations to the federal bench, must cease.
In addition, voters reflected greater self-interest and individualism and less deference, partisanship or socioeconomic unity than demonstrated in earlier studies.
Juliet Eilperin, author of Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship is Poisoning the House of Representatives, just released by Rowman and Littlefield and the Hoover Studies imprint of Hoover Institution Press, is available to speak on Tom DeLay's announcement that he will not run for another term and leave Congress in June.
Leading Political Insiders from Both Parties will Gather on November 16 to Discuss Taking the Poison out of Partisanship
And Congress must act swiftly, without getting mired in partisanship.
The general atmosphere at the agency was so free of partisanship that I recall one day Shriver and Bill Moyers danced into my office with joy as they celebrated having recruited an outstanding Republican, William Saltonstall, to head the Peace Corps in Nigeria.
In the process she seeks answers to basic questions: Does partisanship impact women's legislative behavior?
As usual, an overwhelming air of partisanship hung over the "Road to Victory" Conference.