active partisan

See: catalyst
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The end sought by Congress was better public service achieved through the Hatch Act by requiring state employees whose positions are tied to federal funds to abstain from active partisan participation.
On view near the Houdon bust will be the 1778 portrait -- borrowed from the Metropolitan Museum of Art -- by Joseph Siffred Duplessis (1725-1802), a painting commissioned by the active partisan of the American cause and Franklin's host in Paris, Le Ray de Chaumont.
The two executive orders rescinded yesterday were issued by President Bush in 11th-hour election-year attempts to secure for his re-election campaign the active partisan political support of the far right wing of the Republican Party.