The right tried to use this against Obama in 2008, leading FactCheck.org to look into claims that Obama supported infanticide.
That something was Christie, who announced his candidacy for the State Senate in 1993, against Majority Leader John Dorsey.
But Warren was actually working for consumers' interests rather than against them.
Their campaign is going to have to be almost as much against Ryan as against Romney.
Sheehan has railed against President Barack Obama as she did against Bush.
We are more sensible of what is done against custom than against Nature.
Jim nodded and steadied her against the great warm rush of the wind.
The gossip of L—— had set in full current against Lilian's fair name.
In this meeting at Salamanca all his judges were against him.
He says, "I am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed to him against that day."
early 12c., agenes "in opposition to," a southern variant of agen "again" (see again), with adverbial genitive. The parasitic -t turned up mid-14c. and was standard by early 16c., perhaps from influence of superlatives.