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California is one of the last states in the country where most students have not set foot in a classroom since March, according to Politico, and disputes between politicians, teachers’ unions and parents have grown increasingly rancorous.School board members bash pandemic-weary parents as potheads who ‘want their babysitters back’|Antonia Noori Farzan|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
That means the confirmation hearings, which are likely to start around October 12, will probably be extremely rancorous.How Amy Coney Barrett Could Change The Supreme Court|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com)|September 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The rancorous national conversation following the death Ruth Bader Ginsburg has done away with even the slightest appearance that the two main parties see the court as anything other than an extension of legislative and executive powers.Three ways to make the Supreme Court less partisan|Annalisa Merelli|September 22, 2020|Quartz
For several years now, this town has been consumed by a rancorous argument over the proper size of the federal government.
This is not to say that our parties shouldn't engage in rancorous debate about fiscal policy and the budgets.Never Mind Obamacare. Worry About the Debt Ceiling.|William L. McComb|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rancorous debate ended on December 7, 1941, when the U.S. entered the war after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
After more than a year of rancorous debate and ugly revelations, Cameron agrees to a voluntary press watchdog.
And even in less rancorous times, restructuring the FICA tax would be a gargantuan job.
In the grave there can be no rancorous hates; between the sleepers there is perpetual truce.
He sees direful figures in his dreams, his laugh is bitter, his anger rancorous.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
But this may well be knowne to be nothing, but the rancorous venome of some that beare no good will to the plantation.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
From the habit of observing only its outward effects, we overlook its rancorous principle.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
Thus, the higher the fortune the less the liberty; the less we ought to be partial, rancorous, and especially angry.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.