Democratic Party (United States)

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The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party.

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Democrats have accused senior White House aide Jared Kushner of using WhatsApp to talk to foreign leaders. Why is it such a big deal?
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In our series, The Road to 2020, we talk to current and prospective candidates about important issues that affect the country. John Hickenlooper is a former..
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Democratic Gov. Tony Evers immediately used his restored authority to pull the state out of a multi-state challenge to the Affordable Care Act
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Boosting access to the U.S. banking system is emerging as a prominent theme as Democrats tap discontent over income inequality ahead of the 2020 presidential..
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In poll, Democrats are more interested in a nominee who can defeat President Trump than one they agree with most on the issues.
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Before the Republican-led state legislature divided their city and even their college campus into two different districts in a bid to boost the party's election..
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Most Democrats, including me, would gleefully support Biden over Trump or Pence. Yet it would be delusional to ignore the brutal undertow facing him.
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Democrats are planning their "next steps" after the White House rejected a request for documents pertaining to Trump's communications with Putin.
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The White House rejected a request by congressional Democrats that it provide information about President Donald Trump's communications with Russian President..
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Several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference this year after a prominent progressive..
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Some 2020 Democrats are already thinking past the primaries and publicly mulling who they should choose as a running mate.
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In one of several lawsuits over efforts to weaken the power of Gov. Tony Evers, the judge issued a temporary injunction.
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A Florida man pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal charges in connection with the mailing of bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President..
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A Wisconsin judge on Thursday blocked legislation passed by Republican lawmakers during a December lame-duck session intended to curb the powers of newly elected..
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Senior White House aide Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp to conduct business and talk with foreign leaders, according to statements released by Democrats.
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The Democratic head of a U.S. congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for information on whether President Donald Trump's..
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Democrats say intellectual property provisions in the deal are a boon to the pharmaceutical industry and could undermine their push to make American health care..
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The White House has rejected a request by Democratic lawmakers to provide information about President Donald Trump's communications with Russian President..
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House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings sent a letter to the White House on Thursday which raised concerns about newly revealed..
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As the campaign heats up, voters in early primary states are trying to figure out the best way to beat Trump
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The Democratic head of a U.S. congressional investigative panel on Thursday pressed the White House for information on whether President Donald Trump's..
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House Oversight Committee chairman Elijah Cummings said Kushner has also been using WhatsApp to communicate with foreign leaders
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Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc is expected to plead guilty for mailing explosive devices to critics of President Donald Trump and prominent Democrats
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The popular radio host Charlamagne tha God has some strong views about what's important for Democrats in the 2020 presidential campaign. He spoke to CBSN's..
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John Hickenlooper, a Democrat from Colorado, explained to a CNN town hall why he took his mother to see the X-rated adult film.
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Democratic presidential hopefuls are including more and more progressive ideas in their platforms, including the plan to scrap the electoral college, the method..
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The former White House communications director agreed to turn over documents requested by the Democratic-controlled House Judiciary Committee
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In an interview, the former mayor and rising Democratic star confirms he’s not running for president, and outlines his plans to mobilize Florida voters for the..
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Long taboo in the political mainstream, Democratic candidates are seriously discussing reparations and whether they should be implemented
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Former Vice President Joe Biden has begun building a presidential campaign ahead of an expected announcement next month that he will vie for the Democratic..
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Rising star in Democratic Party worries that any damage to the EU is a 'gift' to Russia
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By supporting a Jones Act exemption, Democrats will raise economic growth, rein in corporate interests and encourage competition.
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Former Tallahassee mayor announced he will be launching a voter registration initiative in Florida to help Democrats win the state in 2020 and "evict Donald..
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Already on the attack against 2020 Democrats, President Donald Trump sticks up for the Electoral College he once opposed.
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One can buy Mueller paintings, prayer candles, valentines and ornaments
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Former Vice President Joe Biden could be on the brink of announcing a run for the White House. CBS News has learned he's started to tell potential donors about..
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In the most polarized political environment in decades, Democratic voters want to know how their eventual nominee will match up against President Donald Trump in..
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While President Trump's campaign advisers say his 2020 message will focus on the economy, Democratic candidates have been hitting the campaign trail. NPR White..
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A leading House Democrat said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump appears to have influenced former acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to raise..
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During a campaign rally in Mississippi Monday, 2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposed ending the electoral college. CBS News political..
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Former Vice President Joe Biden reached out to several supporters Tuesday saying he intends to run for president in 2020, according to a new report, The Hill..
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"We can have national voting, and that means get rid of the Electoral College," Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Monday
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The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives transportation committee and another key Democrat asked the Transportation Department's inspector general on..
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A new report shows President Trump's re-election campaign is outspending all of the Democratic candidates on digital advertising. Marc Lotter, Director of..
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The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and another key Democrat asked the Transportation Department's inspector general on..
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An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face..
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A three-judge U.S. appeals court panel signaled sympathy toward President Donald Trump on Tuesday in his appeal in a Democratic-backed lawsuit that accuses him..
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An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face..
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The proposed amendment is in response to Democratic presidential candidates expressing support for enlarging the court
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said he is hiring a well-known liberal journalist with a history of sharply criticizing other Democratic presidential..
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President Donald Trump says Democratic candidates backing more Supreme Court justices only want more liberals on the bench.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rouke made a campaign speech Tuesday before a crowd of Penn State University students, promising a grassroots campaign and..
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House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Monday President Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon handed over “thousands” of documents in response to the..
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