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The party that controls the maps can grab power through packing or cracking.How next-gen computer generated maps detect partisan gerrymandering|Sujata Gupta|September 7, 2020|Science News
The Communist Party of China gets a bad rap for cracking down on religion.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Protestors say the president is cracking down on free speech.
It was a street-sweep, and violence had broken out, and the government was cracking down.Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre|Marlow Stern|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a country forever cracking down on those perceived as veering from the sexual norm, being gay is finally starting to pay.
The more accomplished students took classes in safe-cracking, burglary, blackmail, and confidence games.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
Along the shore they sped, speaking not a word till they had got the village in sight and their arms were cracking in the joints.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
After waiting long, the hunters heard high above them a cracking, rushing sound; and suddenly they saw a great, hovering object.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
"Up to sixteen thousand tons," Darrin replied, without cracking a smile.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock
Neither did his ears hear at first a low muffled cracking that had been going on for some time.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions