Martin speculated still more as he perceived that all his colleagues were secretly grouped in factions.
Now that he was free from responsibility he began to form his own faction, to save the Department.
Gottlieb, Terry Wickett, and Dr. Nicholas Yeo, that longmustached and rustic biologist whom Martin had first taken for a carpenter, formed an independent faction of their own, and however much he disliked the boisterous Wickett, Martin was dragged into it.
There was a surging of factions, a benevolent and winning buzz of scientists who desired to be the new Director of the Institute.
He did not desire to be caught in any of the logrolling factions, though for Terry Wickett, still in France, and for Terry’s rough compulsion to honesty he was sometimes lonely.
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It was a fight between the moderate and liberal factions of the Democratic Party.
She’s part of the far-right faction of the Republican Party.