Democratic Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main rival, 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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In their first debate Tuesday night, President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden clashed over issues like mail-in voting and how to handle the..
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CBS News political analyst and former Trump White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Joel Payne..
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American voters on both sides of the isle agree the chaotic nature of the first 2020 presidential debate muddled the messages from President Donald Trump and..
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The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was acrimonious from beginning to end. (Sept...
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US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden have squared off in the chaotic first debate of the 2020 presidential election campaign.
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CLEVELAND (AP) — It started out civilly enough, with President Donald Trump striding deliberately to his lectern, and Democrat Joe Biden nodding to his..
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President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming the US death toll..
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t clearly condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it..
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At Tuesday's debate, Donald Trump repeatedly interrupted Joe Biden. At one point, the Democratic candidate asked Trump, "Will you shut up, man?"
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The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into a bitter showdown as the president repeatedly interrupted..
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Biden campaign officials said the Democrat will take part in the second and third planned debates with Trump despite calls from some to drop them.
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In the hours before the first presidential debate, an unfounded conspiracy theory about US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was fanned by the president..
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President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden attacked each others' credibility and competence as they debated the response to COVID-19..
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In 2016, Philippe Reins played President Trump in mock debates when he helped prepare former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The Former Deputy Assistant..
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President Trump and Joe Biden sparred in the first presidential debate of the 2020 race in Cleveland on Tuesday. Just hours ahead of the event, Joe Biden..
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US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden traded attacks over the U.S. response to the coronavirus during first presidential debate on Tuesday..
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After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage today in Ohio.The..
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Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in..
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At the first presidential debate, President Trump tried to say Joe Biden would be "dominated" by "socialists" in the Democratic party on health care. Biden..
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Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene after Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled in Democrats’ favor on a number of election-related..
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A tsunami of Democrats seeking ballots through the mail in this pandemic-plagued election year is upending the very dynamics of voting in Ohio.
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Claims that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden cheated at a town hall with an earpiece — or that he would use one at a debate — are unfounded.
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A group of anti-Trump Republicans - "Operation Grant" - in Ohio is hoping a strong debate performance from Democrat Joe Biden will help win over traditional GOP..
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US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, will meet on the debate stage for the first time today in Cleveland. Millions of voters will..
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President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will meet in their first debate this afternoon NZT in a presidential election year marked by extraordinary turmoil...
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Many Trump supporters simply do not believe that he can or will lose. And if he does come up short, they generally say he would be justified in questioning..
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President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will go head-to-head for the first time in tonight's presidential debate. The stakes are high as the two..
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, have released more of their personal tax returns ahead of the first presidential debate.The..
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife Jill paid nearly $300,000 in federal taxes in 2019, returns released hours before the...
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President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will take the stage together for the first time tonight in Cleveland for the first presidential debate of the..
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In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice-President Joe Biden, could be a..
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Democrats have pounced on the disclosure that President Trump paid little or no federal income tax for years, including while in the White House.
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Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with a number of prominent Republicans on Capitol Hill, but no Democrats yet.
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In a debate in Iowa, the Republican Senator Joni Ernst and her Democratic challenger, Theresa Greenfield, clashed on health care, abortion and policing.
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Joe Biden is also in the race for winning the Nobel Peace Prize after Labour Party member of the U.K. Parliament Chris Bryant nominated the Democrat Presidential..
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Many Trump supporters do not believe that he can or will lose, and say he would be justified in questioning whether Democrats manipulated the outcome. But some..
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President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head-to-head in Tuesday night's first presidential debate. The president is expected to defend..
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House Democrats introduced a COVID-19 bill that is unlikely to pass Senate. The Navajo Nation reported 22 new cases, zero deaths. Latest updates.
 
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2020 Debates Donald Trump is a better debater than you remember Watching his 2015 and 2016 debate performances is a mind-boggling experience, knowing how it..
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Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The top-ranked Democrat in Washington has called US President Donald Trump's alleged tax avoidance a question of "national security"...
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In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race..
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Some officials at the Department of Homeland Security say they expect President Trump to have a lasting impact on U.S. immigration policy, even if he loses the..
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While the president’s Republican allies generally kept their silence, Democrats pounced and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the party’s..
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In an election year like no other, the first debate between US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a..
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President Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden will take the debate stage Tuesday night in Cleveland for the first of three presidential debates. Former..
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President Trump has accused Joe Biden, a Catholic, of being “against God” and “against the Bible.” Of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, he has claimed about..
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Christine Todd Whitman, the former Republican governor of New Jersey who headed the Environmental Protection Agency under President George W. Bush, is endorsing..
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QAnon has hijacked the Save the Children movement to push baseless pedophilia claims against Joe Biden and other Democrats before the election.
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Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, urged voters to oppose President Trump and GOP senators over their Supreme Court nominee.
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The top Democrat in Washington asks whether President Trump owes money to foreign interests.
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The House last voted to determine the president in the 1824 election. Nancy Pelosi is asking Democrats to prepare for that possibility again.
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A new poll of North Carolina shows Democrat Joe BidenJoe BidenNew Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments Biden campaign sells 'I paid..
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark contrast..
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A party that is increasingly seeking to play by different rules is led by a figure who helped create the current ones. The outcome of the fight will help define..
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In a letter to her Democratic colleagues, Pelosi underscored the need for Democrats to expand their majority in the House and win control of state House..
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On CBS' "Face the Nation," Democratic Senator Chris Coons told moderator Margaret Brennan he will ask Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett about..
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had the lead in the normally Republican leaning state of North Carolina. Janet Shamlian reports on the big role the..
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has already sparked a partisan debate in the Senate. Republicans are preparing to bring a confirmation vote before the..
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The bombshell revelation that US President Donald Trump paid just 750 dollars (£578) in federal income tax the year he ran for office threatens to undercut a..
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President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett as Democrats threaten to slow down the process; CBS News transportation safety analyst Mark Rosenker dies at 73 years..
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The battle may near $40 million in spending and will help define the end of the presidential race, even if Democrats are unlikely to be able to stop the Supreme..
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Republicans are pushing for a swift confirmation for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. The fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacated seat has also become..
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