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They had table after table of phone lines, and computers were really getting a stronghold, and they had reporters from all over the world.
THE BALLAD OF THE CHOWCHILLA BUS KIDNAPPINGKALEB HORTONJULY 23, 2021VOX
You don’t have to look very hard to see that the high-desert city of Albuquerque is an adventure stronghold.
72 HOURS IN ALBUQUERQUEKKLEINJULY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In the midst of all this inclusion, however, the LGBTQ community – traditionally a stronghold for some of Oscar’s most ardent fans – has this year been largely left empty-handed, once again.
THIS YEAR’S OSCARS MIGHT BE HISTORIC — BUT DOES ANYONE CARE?JOHN PAUL KINGAPRIL 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In Montana and Pennsylvania, the party is trying to end statewide judicial elections — a way to prevent liberal strongholds from dominating the vote.
THE TRAILER: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE MAJORITY DOESN'T RULE?DAVID WEIGELAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Conservative Democrats locked down the South, the blue-collar wing performed well in the Upper Midwest, and liberals helped hold coastal strongholds.
REPUBLICANS NOW ENJOY UNMATCHED POWER IN THE STATES. IT WAS A 40-YEAR EFFORT.DAVID BYLERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the President should move against the stronghold, we advise him to employ a fire engine to wash its opponent out.
THE WAR SECRETARY WHO BARRICADED HIMSELF IN HIS OFFICE DURING AN IMPEACHMENT TRIALRONALD G. SHAFERJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“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.
THE TRAILER: IS THIS THE FUTURE OF THE GOP?DAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In its best days it combined a military stronghold with the conveniences and artistic effects of a palace.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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