Vice reporter Simon Ostrovsky has been detained by a pro-Russian faction as part of a campaign to intimidate journalists.
He bought a garage and he offered a refuge or sorts to a faction of the Juárez cartel that threw in its lot with El Chapo.
The McLean faction listened to Flynn's talk of a return match.
The inability of this faction of the GOP to grasp the serious repercussions of their behavior is frightening.
Vreeland was a self-admitted believer in “faction”—the synergy between fact and fantasy.
Organic or social change have become the war-cry of faction, instead of change of dynasty.
There were about forty Mexicans also identified with the McSween faction.
Such an alliance always seemed monstrous only to the Republican faction that felt strong enough without it.
faction was opposed by faction in the field and in the Diet.
Still it was in the main only natural for him to regard himself as a Federalist of the Adams faction.
c.1500, from Middle French faction (14c.) and directly from Latin factionem (nominative factio) "political party, class of persons," literally "a making or doing," from past participle stem of facere "to do" (see factitious). In ancient Rome, "one of the companies of contractors for the chariot races in the circus."
A group formed to seek some goal within a political party or a government. The term suggests quarrelsome dissent from the course pursued by the party or government majority: “His administration is moderate, but it contains a faction of extremists.”