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Insurgents,

in U.S. history, the Republican Senators and Representatives who in 1909–10 rose against the Republican standpattersstandpatters,
in U.S. history, term used early in the 20th cent. to designate conservatives in the Republican party as against the Insurgents or progressive Republicans.
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 controlling Congress, to oppose the Payne-Aldrich tariffPayne-Aldrich Tariff Act,
1909, passed by the U.S. Congress. It was the first change in tariff laws since the Dingley Act of 1897; the issue had been ignored by President Theodore Roosevelt.
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 and the dictatorial power of House speaker Joseph G. CannonCannon, Joseph Gurney,
1836–1926, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1903–11), b. Guilford co., N.C. A lawyer in Illinois, Cannon served as a Republican in Congress from 1873 to 1923, except for the years 1891–93 and 1913–15, when first the
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. Many—but by no means all—of them joined the Progressive partyProgressive party,
in U.S. history, the name of three political organizations, active, respectively, in the presidential elections of 1912, 1924, and 1948. Election of 1912
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Bibliography

See K. W. Hechler, Insurgency (1940, repr. 1970).

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Fifty insurgents including their commanders Mullah Khudai Rahm and Arbab Samad laid down their weapons and surrendered to the government," provincial Police Chief Mustafa Mohseni said, Khaama press reported.
President Bashar al-Assad has hung on during a four-year insurgency, but his forces have been unable to retake control of large parts of Syria, and in recent weeks insurgents opposed both to his rule and to the Islamic State have made advances in the north and south.
While the operation, ANSF received reports of insurgents massing to attack security forces.
Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi said a group of insurgents took over the building after police evacuated the facility in Badakhshan province's Karan wa Munjan district to prevent any civilian casualties, AP reported.
Kabul, May 30 (BNA) -About twenty-two insurgents have been killed in
Three other insurgents were killed and two insurgents detained during the operation in Burkah district, Baghlan province, today," the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement.
A proper organization designed and equipped for combating insurgents would necessarily be oriented towards the people whose hearts and minds are the disputed areas in the struggle.
The coalition, however, said it believes only insurgents were hit.
The Insurgents are trying to take advantage of the Company's currently low stock price in order to seize control of the Company without paying a control premium or even putting forward an alternative plan for the operation of the Company moving forward.
Spokesman Mohammad Zareen said nearly 30 insurgents have been killed and at least 30 others injured in the operation which began on Thursday night.
Mohammad Zareen, a spokesman for Nuristan province, said nearly 30 insurgents had been killed and at least 30 others injured in the operation which began on Thursday night in Kamdesh district, a hotbed of the insurgency.
During the operation, insurgents fired on the combined security force.