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Notably, many moderates upset with Pelosi have refused to call her out by name – and make it a point criticize both GOP and Democratic leaders for the coronavirus talk standoff.
TRUMP MOVES CLOSER TO PELOSI IN ECONOMIC AID TALKS, AND HOUSE SPEAKER MUST DECIDE NEXT MOVERACHAEL BADE, ERICA WERNERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The proposed partnership, floated over the weekend, had seemed an ingenious solution for extricating the app, which counts more than 100 million American users, from a high-stakes standoff between Washington and Beijing.
TRUMP SUDDENLY TURNS AGAINST TIKTOK’S DELICATE DEALCLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
Its continued connected TV distribution standoffs with Amazon and Roku.
AS AT&T CONSIDERS DOWNSIZING ITS MEDIA BUSINESS, WHITHER WARNERMEDIA?TIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
It could even come down to an old-fashioned standoff bidding war on the floor of the City Council chambers.
WHAT POWER SAN DIEGO HAS OVER ITS POWER COMPANYMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The standoff between NBCU and the CTV platforms resembles the distribution disputes between traditional pay-TV providers and TV networks.
SHUT OUT OF FIRE TV AND ROKU, PEACOCK IS THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF THE ARRIVAL POWER MOVES TO STREAMINGTIM PETERSONJULY 15, 2020DIGIDAY
Instead, they are brokering the future of streaming distribution — and using the sharp elbows approaches common in TV standoffs.
SHUT OUT OF FIRE TV AND ROKU, PEACOCK IS THE LATEST EXAMPLE OF THE ARRIVAL POWER MOVES TO STREAMINGTIM PETERSONJULY 15, 2020DIGIDAY
There should not be too fine a point, however, in belaboring differences with the other examples in this regard over standoff.
SHOCK AND AWEHARLAN K. ULLMAN
It was a standoff, by my cooking and doing other camp duties and marketing our products.
THE ADVENTURES OF TWO ALABAMA BOYSH. J. CRUMPTON AND WASHINGTON BRYAN CRUMPTON
My bosses they all like me, they say I am hard to beat; I give them the bold standoff, you bet I have got the cheek.
COWBOY SONGSVARIOUS
But the court will know that you have as much interest in lying as I have, and itll just be a standoff.
THE RADIO BOYS AT MOUNTAIN PASSALLEN CHAPMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO STANDOFF

  • Catch-22
  • box
  • cessation
  • corner
  • cul-de-sac
  • dead end
  • deadlock
  • dilemma
  • fix
  • gridlock
  • jam
  • mire
  • morass
  • pause
  • pickle
  • plight
  • predicament
  • quandary
  • rest
  • scrape
  • standoff
  • standstill
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