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What Does the Democratic Party Stand for Now? Good Question.


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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) participate in a news conference Nov.

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Ambassador David Friedman: Republicans support Israel more than Democrats

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Democrats once represented the working class. Not any more | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian

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How George Wallace built a party from nothing

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It's Time to Fight Dirty: How Democrats Can Build a Lasting Majority in American PoliticsDavid FarisMelville House

23 maps that explain how Democrats went from the party of racism to the party of Obama

What Republicans and Democrats have disagreed on, from 1856 to today - Washington Post

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A pollster claims not to expect a 'blue wave' of Democrats to win in

Are you an independent voter? You aren't if you checked this box - Los Angeles Times

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“We're going to have to redesign the social compact,” Obama said. “And I know how to build a bridge to that new social compact.”

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Democrats also unleashed the largest and most aggressive wave of antitrust prosecution in American history. Thurman Arnold, FDR's head of antitrust ...

... page “Flyover Culture” posted a meme that supposedly showed some of the “horrible” Democratic Party candidates who had just won their elections:

What's at stake in the midterms?

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump are reflected in a mirror as

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Democrats are losing the millennial vote and need to change message | Cas Mudde | Opinion | The Guardian

Kennedy greets residents of the all African American community of Brooklyn, a suburb in Illinois, Oct. 3, 1960. He had not scheduled a campaign stop there.

Trump: Democrats great at obstructing

Does Beto O'Rourke Stand a Chance Against Ted Cruz?

Democrats Attack 3 Of The 10 Amendments In The Bill Of Rights

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Do you most identify with Democrats, Republicans, or another party?

Democratic congressional candidate Xochitl Torres Small speaks to supporters Saturday night after a get-out-the-vote rally at the Southwest Environmental ...

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How the Democrats Lost Their Way on Immigration

Maryland's Republican Party is trying to win enough state senate seats to end the Democrats' ability to block Gov. Larry Hogan's vetos.

Trump hails 'tremendous victory' after supreme court upholds travel ban

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Gender wars: Women were driving the midterms for Democrats. Can a backlash boost the GOP?

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Deborah Ramirez, a Yale classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's, has described a dormitory party gone awry and a drunken incident that she wants the F.B.I. to ...

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28-year-old newcomer ousts 10-term NY congressman


Scoop: Republicans secretly study their coming hell

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Can the Democrats lead a democratic revival?


The Election of 1860: Definition, Summary, Candidates & Significance

Democrats: Why Washington is stuck on climate change (Part 2) | Environmental Defense Fund

That night, Russian intelligence officers directed another phishing attack at third-party ...

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To succeed at breaking up today's economic overlords, Democrats must pursue three related approaches to antitrust. First, they must stop monopoly before it ...

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Morrisey notes that other states similarly had political upsets of moderate Democrats by far-left candidates, including Idaho, Nebraska and Oregon.

When Republicans say that Democrats "just don't get it," this is the "it" to which they refer.

Democrats Embraced a Flawed Dossier—And Gave Republicans an Opening



Other Democrats are also leading the charge against monopolies. Senator Al Franken has used his seat on the Judiciary Committee to help block the ...

How likely is it that Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives?

Democrats are lying on health care

... results are of course messier and unlikely to be so exactly matched, but this gives you a sense of the math of how problematic it can be for one party ...

Democratic Congress members have staged protests to force votes on gun control. Does this make you think better or worse of Democrats in Congress?

Eduard Bernstein, socialist theorist within the German Social Democratic Party who proposed that socialism could be achieved by peaceful means through ...

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Democrats in the Wilderness

U.S. House Speaker Ryan receives the gavel from House Democratic Leader Pelosi during opening session of

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Government is not the solution to domestic social problems - This is pretty universal among Republicans. Government should not be providing solutions to ...