It was a moment 10 years in the making and even earned Obama praise from his often critical peers across the aisle.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and activists on the left and the right are taking action to roll back imprisonment rates.
The mistletoe must have been hanging right across the aisle on Capital Hill.
He ticked off folks on both sides of the aisle, which tells me he must have been doing something right.
Tens of millions of dollars are being spent on attack ads and buys on both sides of the aisle.
"I shall keep my cloak on while we go down the aisle," she declared.
At this the young men, who now filled the aisle, raised a mighty booing.
Miss Comstock hurried down the aisle, shaking the girls into consciousness.
He took two steps down the aisle, and caught the little figure in his arms.
In desperation I raised her and hung her over my shoulder, rising at the same time and walking up and down the aisle.
late 14c., ele, "lateral division of a church (usually separated by a row of pillars), from Old French ele "wing (of a bird or an army), side of a ship" (12c., Modern French aile), from Latin ala, related to axilla "wing, upper arm, armpit; wing of an army," from PIE *aks- "axis" (see axis), via a suffixed form *aks-la-. The root meaning in "turning" connects it with axle and axis.
Confused 15c. with unrelated ile "island" (perhaps from notion of a "detached" part of a church), and so it took an -s- when isle did, c.1700; by 1750 it had acquired an a-, on the model of French cognate aile. The word also was confused with alley, which gave it the sense of "passage between rows of pews or seats" (1731), which was thence extended to railway cars, theaters, etc.