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The danger for Republicans in total obstruction, however, is that today, Democrats have a much better understanding of how the GOP strategy works and what it produces.

In court papers, FBI agents say Gieswein — charged with assaulting police, civil disorder and obstruction of police and government — runs a private paramilitary training group and is affiliated with the Three Percenters.

What the NFL apparently got instead is bullying obstruction and unrepentant dodging.

Rush is charged with being drunk in public and obstruction of justice.

Of course, if a single senator is filibustering a crucial bill, the supermajority will simply wait out the obstruction and vote for eventual cloture.

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The state has argued that this law is necessary to prevent obstruction and congestion going into the abortion clinics.

Democrats, their backs up, have altered Senate rules on filibusters in the face of Republican obstruction.

A year's worth of Republican obstruction have pushed Harry Reid to consider the "nuclear option" and end the judicial filibuster.

His nominations have faced an unprecedented level of obstruction, leading to widespread vacancies and judicial emergencies.

The simple—too simple—explanation for the French obstruction?

Larger amounts are very rarely found, and generally point to obstruction in the duodenum.

Putty-colored or "acholic" stools occur when bile is deficient, either from obstruction to outflow or from deficient secretion.

Thenceforth, it ebbed, though it raged madly for a while in the effort to sweep away the obstruction.

He calmly inserted the bodkin in the second cake; seemed to meet with some obstruction, and laid the ball down upon the counter.

Of course one or two will express their readiness to jump over so small an obstruction.


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On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obstruction, such as: blockage, hindrance, interference, bar, barricade, and barrier.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.