Origin of party line
Related formspar·ty-line, adjective
Examples from the Web for party line
Worst of all for disaster planning, legislatures are passing election reforms on party-line votes.How Many More Near-Election Disasters Before Congress Wakes Up?|Richard L. Hasen|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When she hit her stride in the 1960s, her compositions were too intuitive, even willful, to count as party-line Minimalism.
Patricia Murphy on the party-line fight behind closed doors.
Boehner may choose to ram through hard-right bills on party-line votes, giving him symbolic victories and Tea Party cred.
These two general classes of party-line systems may, therefore, be termed "non-selective" and "selective" systems.
The party-line problem in rural districts is somewhat different from that within urban limits.
For party-line ringing the key matter becomes somewhat more complicated.
British Dictionary definitions for party line
Idioms and Phrases with party line
The official policy of an organization or government, as in The current party line opposes legalized abortion in all cases. This term, dating from about 1830, was originally used for a political party's official policy but in the mid-1900s was almost exclusively applied to the rigid dicta of the Soviet Communist Party. Since then it has returned to looser use.