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In Montana and Pennsylvania, the party is trying to end statewide judicial elections — a way to prevent liberal strongholds from dominating the vote.
Conservative Democrats locked down the South, the blue-collar wing performed well in the Upper Midwest, and liberals helped hold coastal strongholds.
If the President should move against the stronghold, we advise him to employ a fire engine to wash its opponent out.
“Montana governor’s race epitomizes a state changing along with its politics,” by Kathleen McLaughlinWhy a state with Democratic roots and conservative strongholds is so competitive now.
By the second half of the 13th century, the territories of the Crusader States had shrunk considerably and were limited to the small yet strategically vital coastal areas and strongholds like Tripoli, Acre, Tyre, Sidon, Haifa, and Tartus.
During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
In its best days it combined a military stronghold with the conveniences and artistic effects of a palace.
Then with myself and a dozen of his best warriors, he turned his face again toward the Jivro stronghold.
He had the proud feeling of a victorious general who demands the last stronghold to surrender.
This royal stronghold served as a prison or dungeon, according to popular tradition.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC

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