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addaword.gifdefinition of reach across the aisle

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to reach out to political opponents in order to achieve a compromise
Defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney congratulated President Barack Obama on his re-election and vowed to reach across the aisle to meet the critical challenges faced by the nation.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/11/2012 11:26:00
Definition of reach across the aisle from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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