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 its 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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Representative Karen Bass, a Democrat of California, pressed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on why he didn't want to leave a "paper trail" of..
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President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference..
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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker..
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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker..
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Democrats' first hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation quickly turned sour on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign..
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Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at..
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WASHINGTON — President Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, quickly clashed on Tuesday with Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who are..
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Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at..
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Democratic Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is introducing a resolution calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, after a..
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The comics talk Democratic candidates and a Supreme Court justice.
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Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday stoutly defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats..
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Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and close confidant, said he was "excited" to have an opportunity to defend his former boss..
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang is touting recent fundraising success following the announcement of his Freedom Dividend pilot program in last..
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren is vowing to tackle corruption in Washington. She held a big rally at Washington Square Park in New..
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Corey Lewandowski is set to testify to a House panel Tuesday as Democrats resume what they have called an impeachment investigation.
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He is a witness to possible obstruction of justice. But when he goes before Democrats’ impeachment investigation, Mr. Lewandowski’s fierce loyalty to..
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The progressive congresswoman’s endorsement of Marie Newman, who is seeking to oust the conservative-leaning Representative Daniel Lipinski, reflects a careful..
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Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April at a Teamsters union hall in Pittsburgh, the one-time U.S. steel capital, a..
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ROME (Sputnik) - Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who also earlier served as secretary of the Democratic Party (DP), has left the political alliance,..
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RIO RANCHO, N.M. — President Donald Trump is making a rare visit to California, a Democratic stronghold where he is expected to rake in millions of dollars..
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Four 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls participated in the biennial Galivants Ferry Stump. The 134-year tradition hosted candidates for the first time on..
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President Donald Trump vowed at a rally in New Mexico on Monday to win the longtime Democratic stronghold state in the November 2020 U.S. election.
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her..
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Facing thousands of cheering supporters in the nation's largest city, Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Monday decried President Donald Trump..
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday delivered a fierce denunciation of the corruption she argues has crippled the country's political..
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It's not the first time Trump has called for an investigation into Barack Obama's book deal, despite many former presidents publishing books after leaving..
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On the road with Supermajority, a new group hoping to channel a wave of progressive energy into a new women’s movement.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats for using "poorly sourced allegations" against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. CBSN political..
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Beto O'Rourke responded to criticism about his remarks on his gun control plan, saying of Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell pretending to be interested, "sh--,..
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But compared to other issues, Democrats rate the climate change issue more importantly than Republicans do
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President Donald Trump will hold one of his signature rallies on Monday night in New Mexico, a longtime Democratic stronghold his campaign has added to the list..
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Sara Gideon, a Democratic challenger of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, has repeatedly criticized Collins for voting last year to confirm Supreme Court Justice..
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The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald..
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A Democratic senator expressed concern last year that the F.B.I. was not following up on allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.
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Younger candidates are running as agents of generational change, but it is three septuagenarians who have emerged as the front-runners. And age-related attacks..
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Con Edison and eight other U.S. utilities mostly from Democratic-led states have filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plan to cut carbon..
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Speaking at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, on the anniversary of the 1963 bombing that killed four young girls, Democratic presidential..
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing political..
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The battered copy of the Constitution that Kavanaugh carried to his confirmation hearings makes clear that federal judges, like other officials, can be..
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The progressive group, whose electoral influence has grown since it backed Bernie Sanders in 2016, is now supporting Ms. Warren for the Democratic presidential..
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Many of the top-tier presidential candidates voiced their support of those picketing outside GM factories nationwide.
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The Galivants Ferry Stump speaking event in South Carolina has been held every two years for at least 143 years. Now, for the first time, it will host Democratic..
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At least five Democrats running for president say Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached over the latest sexual misconduct allegations from..
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting..
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The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they say has a..
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Senior Democratic Congressman Steny Hoyer would join Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump for the "Howdy, Modi!" mega event in Houston later..
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The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one party..
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Biden campaigns across the South, Joe Kennedy keeps mulling his Senate bid and Democrats prepare for an epic Steak Fry
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Presidential candidate Julian Castro defended his attack on former Vice President Joe Biden in the third Democratic primary debate. Meanwhile, the Trump..
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Schumer and Pelosi said they told Trump that any gun control package that did not include universal background checks would "not get the job done."
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Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for..
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U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report that alleged sexual..
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Trump administration's asylum policy.
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Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, jonis Margaret Brennan to discuss an attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility.
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Several Democratic presidential candidates called for Kavanaugh to be impeached, while Republicans called the new report a "smear" against the justice
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The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota that aired Sunday, September 15, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
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The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Representative Adam Schiff that aired Sunday, September 15, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
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Will impeaching Donald Trump protect the public, deter criminal behavior and promote respect for the rule of law? If so, Democrats have a duty to act.
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Biden is the frontrunner in a campaign of epic importance. He deserves the same scrutiny and judgment as Trump. What he says should mean something.
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The Trump administration is expected to announce its proposal to curb gun violence as soon as next week. After the Democrats debated gun control in Houston, it..
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Former Vice President Joe Biden says he thinks Thursday's third Democratic debate was a "good night" but also says he could have done better. CBS News 2020..
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Houston: Frontrunner Joe Biden went on the offensive in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, clashing with top rivals on the fraught issue..
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California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counternarrative..
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And after the third Democratic debate, Julian Castro defended his remarks to Joe Biden. He talked with Ed O'Keefe on CBSN
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A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee..
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