Naturally, Republicans are hoping that this represents the end of a short-lived Democratic ascendancy.
That was a party on the ascendancy with fresh leadership; this is party of Sarah Palin and Michael Steele.
Blues fan certainly can celebrate the ascendancy of these promising young artists.
Their ascendancy corresponded with a moment of increased lesbian visibility and so-called lesbian chic.
That Severson started down this career path on a fluke makes her ascendancy even sweeter.
Charles's ascendancy in Italy and over the papacy was secured.
This Imogen is the moment of our ascendancy, this little period is all our own.
The next sentence goes on to say, "We ask for no ascendancy."
The High Church party obtained the ascendancy and abused their power.
Those who envied the ascendancy of their comrade, and therefore imitated his conduct, began to hesitate in their career.