Twenty-seven Republicans broke ranks
to oppose the measure, while 36 Democrats supported it.
But one of them broke ranks
early on in the investigation by withdrawing the clauses and promising not to use them again.
Only the Northern League party broke ranks
from the ruling centre-right coalition government to voice any opposition to the loan, but the move was supported by the opposition centre-left coalition.
Usdaw general secretary John Hannett said although few big stores opened on Christmas Day he feared in such a competitive industry if one company broke ranks
others would follow.
During the war with Iraq, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Anzar broke ranks
with most of Europe by siding with the United States, which led to widespread public protest.
Meanwhile, a senior Anglican bishop, Peter Forster, broke ranks
with most of his colleagues and with the Archbishop of Canterbury to voice support for the U.
The fourth chapter examines the work of Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston, who broke ranks
from Du Bois, Locke, and others seeking vindication on the concert stage, and celebrate d instead versions of black life expressed in the blues and other vernacular arts.
ROME: Pope John Paul II sometimes stops to pat a baby or two to the delight of crowds - but yesterday, dozens of Roman children broke ranks
with protocol to mob the pontiff with hugs and kisses.
Solvay broke ranks
in late April, splitting the increase into 3[cent] for May 1 and 2[cent] June 1.
She broke ranks
with her husband by opposing his "don't ask, don't tell" policy, but when it comes to gay marriage, first lady Hillary Rodhan Clinton is standing by her man.