After decades of deadlock, might something be about to change?
Coalition has not forced British politics into deadlock, as many thought it would.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by hundreds of points in response to the deadlock in Washington.
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Both Obama and Romney are deploying a small army of lawyers in case of a deadlock or voting irregularities.
William even thought of breaking the deadlock by abolishing parliament and ruling alone, or abdicating his throne!
But naturally it was soon proved to be false; and at first matters were at a deadlock.
The way out of the deadlock was suggested by the King; he proposed a conference between eight members of either House.
The cabinet on receiving Cardwell's refusal were at a deadlock.
I could more readily understand why there had been so long a deadlock on the western front.