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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.
REPUBLICANS HAVE A STRATEGY TO TAKE BACK POWER. HERE’S WHY IT COULD FAIL.PAUL WALDMANJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
FBI PROBES POSSIBLE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN EXTREMIST GROUPS AT HEART OF CAPITOL VIOLENCEDEVLIN BARRETT, SPENCER HSUJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
What the NFL apparently got instead is bullying obstruction and unrepentant dodging.
TODAY IN D.C.: HEADLINES TO START YOUR WEDNESDAY IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETH, TEDDY AMENABARDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Rush is charged with being drunk in public and obstruction of justice.
AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR WOMAN WHO FLED SCENE AFTER HER CAR HIT A VIRGINIA STATE POLICE VEHICLE ON I-66LUZ LAZONOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Of course, if a single senator is filibustering a crucial bill, the supermajority will simply wait out the obstruction and vote for eventual cloture.
THE DEFINITIVE CASE FOR ENDING THE FILIBUSTEREZRA KLEINOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
The arrest report shows Pereyra was charged with underage drinking, obstruction and resisting arrest.
HOW CRIMINAL COPS OFTEN AVOID JAILBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
Larger amounts are very rarely found, and generally point to obstruction in the duodenum.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Putty-colored or "acholic" stools occur when bile is deficient, either from obstruction to outflow or from deficient secretion.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Thenceforth, it ebbed, though it raged madly for a while in the effort to sweep away the obstruction.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He calmly inserted the bodkin in the second cake; seemed to meet with some obstruction, and laid the ball down upon the counter.
DOPESAX ROHMER
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSTRUCTION

  • barricades
  • bars
  • blockades
  • complications
  • difficulties
  • fences
  • hampers
  • handicaps
  • hedges
  • hindrances
  • impediments
  • interferences
  • mountains
  • obstructions
  • rubs
  • snags
  • stumbling blocks
  • traverses
  • walls
  • baggage
  • equipment
  • gear
  • junk
  • obstruction
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