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Democratic Party (United States)

Major political party in the 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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Democratic contenders expected to zero in on ways to pry more money from the wealthiest Americans
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Should the Democratic hopefuls focus on differentiating themselves from one another or stir the imagination on who’s best to go against President Trump in the..
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When former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before Congress in July, Democrats are expected to ask why he did not clear President Trump of obstruction..
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A reluctant viewer's guide to the Democratic presidential debate
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Everything you need to know about Wednesday’s presidential primary debate on NBC.
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Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues?..
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U.S. intelligence officials are in no doubt Russia tried to influence our 2016 election, and believe Moscow will likely do the same in 2020. Robby Mook was right..
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Immigration issues are likely to come up when Democratic presidential candidates' debate for the first time Wednesday in Miami. Twenty candidates qualified for..
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On Wednesday and Thursday, the Democratic candidates participate in their first debate of the presidential primary season
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The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the..
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Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating..
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Here's all you need to know for the first night of the Democratic presidential debate in Miami, Florida.
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Apple News is creating curated candidate guides for the 20 hopefuls who will be taking the Democratic debate stage. Content comes from media partners.
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Migrants, Robert Mueller, Democratic Debate: Here’s what you need to know.
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Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other issues?..
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Can six minutes of fast talk on a crowded stage ignite a presidential campaign? 20 Democratic hopefuls hope so.
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Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, a progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, declared victory in a close-run primary race..
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Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls kickoff the 2020 debate season, Cuba Gooding Jr. appears in court and more things you need to start your Wednesday..
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Some Republicans urge Donald Trump to resist weighing into the Democratic presidential debates. Others predict the temptation will be too great to avoid.
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Don't just debate how to expand insurance. Health should anchor an economic message of security, financial mobility, racial equality and rural revival.
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‘The Tonight Show’ joins ‘The Daily Show’ and other late-night programming with more live coverage of a political event than in the past.
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Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary..
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Democrats have whisked a $4.5 billion bill through the House aimed at improving conditions for thousands of families and other migrants whose sheer numbers have..
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On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald’s Trump’s..
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It's the eve of the first night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate. Here's how the candidates are getting ready
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Four years after Donald J. Trump blew up the expectations for how a candidate is expected to behave in a debate, he will loom over the 24 Democrats who take the..
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Republican state senators in Oregon haven't shown up for work in days. They've gone into hiding, some out of state, to block Democrats from voting on a climate..
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The first debate of the 2020 Democratic primary is almost here. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Washington Post reporter Sean Sullivan spoke to..
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Democratic candidates are gearing up for their first 2020 presidential debate. Many of them are showing support for the LGBTQ community. Earl Fowlkes, chairman..
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The first Democratic debates of the 2020 presidential election begin in Miami Wednesday night. Democratic strategist Joel Payne spoke to CBSN about what to..
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Advice for the Democrats debating in Miami from Republican veterans of 2016.
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This is the second bill that Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Mark Warner have introduced together
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Questions could come soon -- the first presidential primary TV debates are Wednesday and Thursday in Miami and will be co-hosted by a Spanish-language television..
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Democratic voters in this Republican state know they have one shot to influence the election: the primary
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The majority of the Democratic presidential candidates support a study looking into reparations and some have explicitly endorsed the idea.
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Sixty-five percent of Americans said they support making Election Day a holiday, according to a October 2018 Pew Research Center survey.
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The first Democratic presidential debates of the 2020 campaign begin tomorrow. Across two nights, twenty candidates will pack the stage in South Florida. In a..
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The Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement plan to file charges against several companies and individuals as part of a major government clampdown on..
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Over six weeks, the candidates sent us 880 emails. Let’s just say understatement was in short supply.
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The newly released testimony by the Commerce Department’s counsel gave ammunition to Democrats who have accused the Trump administration of trying to skew..
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The Democratic race for the White House kicks off in earnest this week as 20 of the contenders square off in the first set of high-stakes primary debates this..
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Some Democrats in Congress fear the funds would be used to carry out President Trump’s aggressive immigration policies.
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Tiffany Cabán​, with backing by prominent Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders, is taking on five other candidates in Tuesday's Democratic..
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Congress is trying to rush billions of dollars to the border to alleviate the suffering of detained migrants, but Democrats fear the funds will advance President..
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Elaine Quijano of CBSN's "Red and Blue" sits down with voters at the Brookland Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, to find out how their faith influences..
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Elaine Quijano of CBSN's "Red & Blue" sits down with voters at the Brookland Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, who say they want to see 2020 Democratic..
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Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable.
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One Democrat running for president has been off the campaign trail for several days. Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been trying to cool down simmering tensions in his..
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Campaigning for 2020 on free college tuition and debt forgiveness, both Democratic presidential candidates flunk fairness and fiscal tests: Our view
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Twenty of the Democratic presidential candidates will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday this week in their first opportunity to set themselves apart..
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A recent court argument by a Justice Department lawyer left some judges incredulous and drew quick condemnation from immigrant advocates and Democrats
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As most of the 2020 Democratic field is preparing for the first debates this week, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is dealing with a crisis back home...
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Ms. Gideon, a Democrat, said that her decision to run was spurred partly by Ms. Collins’s vote to confirm Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.
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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is facing criticism for how he's responded to a fatal police..
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The first DNC debates for the 2020 election season are Wednesday and Thursday
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The former admiral and Pennsylvania congressman is the 25th candidate to join the largest Democratic primary field in history
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Former Rep. Joe Sestak is joining the 2020 presidential race as the 25th candidate in the Democratic field. He served two terms in the House and was a Navy..
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Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week over a climate change bill they oppose. As Democrats wait and the police pursue them, the bill hangs..
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As President Trump threatens to conduct nationwide immigration raids, lawmakers are scrambling to respond. California Sen. Kamala Harris, who is running to be..
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As Democrats headed to South Carolina, voters defended Joe Biden after his controversial comments about working with segregationist senators in the 1970s...
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FBI probing grim discovery as White House continues to put blame for border crisis squarely at feet of congressional Democrats
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The first Democratic debates in the 2020 presidential campaign take place this week with race and Civil Rights expected to be major topics. Candidate and South..
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President Trump is delaying a sweeping series of immigration raids, but he's also telling congressional Democrats to get moving. The president gave them two..
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week..
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Change needs to go far beyond ousting Donald Trump. A 2020 candidate who drops out and pledges to help elect Democrats at every level will be a hero.
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