Well, the two parties in Congress are more ideologically and geographically polarized than at any time in our recent history.
The Republican and Democratic parties, he says, have become simply “conduits of special interest money.”
Nugent and Rosen are purely private people expressing purely private opinions that their parties can repudiate risk-free.
Soon his parties were legendary in the neighborhood, and he started deejaying at local clubs and schools.
Resources are being drained from all parties, and in the end, no one wins—especially children.
The law has nothing to do with the actual state of the parties' minds.
By the law of God it could not be so annulled as to permit of the re-marriage of the parties.
parties of young people often met for the afternoon and evening.
Your applying, however, to Reginald can be productive only of good to all parties.
The Constitution is a "compact, to which the States are the parties."
late 13c., "part, portion, side," from Old French partie "side, part; portion, share; separation, division" (12c.), literally "that which is divided," noun use of fem. past participle of partir "to divide" (see part (v.)). Political sense of "side in a contest or dispute" evolved by 1300; meaning "a person" is from mid-15c. Sense of "gathering for social pleasure" is first found 1716, from general sense of persons gathered together (originally for some specific purpose, e.g. dinner party, hunting party). Phrase the party is over is from 1937; party line is first recorded 1834 in the sense of "policy adopted by a political party," 1893 in the sense of "telephone line shared by two or more subscribers." Party pooper is from 1951, American English.
"have a good time," 1922, from party (n.). Earlier as "to take the side of" (1630s). Related: Partied; partying.