A former political party in the U.S., organized by Thomas Jefferson
Grand Old Party
Republican Party Sentence Examples
The time had now come (1880) when the Republican party must nominate a candidate for the presidency.
This has been called the first national victory of the Republican party.
Having failed to secure a re-election to the Senate in '887, Harrison was nominated by the Republican party for the presidency in 1888, and defeated Grover Cleveland, the candidate of the Democratic party, receiving 233 electoral votes to Cleveland's 168.
In July 1871 he was returned to the National Assembly for Marseilles at a by-election, and voted steadily with the Republican party.
He was again returned to the Senate in 1813, and was re-elected in 1819 as the result of a struggle between the Van Buren and Clinton factions of the Democratic - Republican party.