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  Republican Party (United States) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
During the 109th Congress, the Republican Party was the majority party in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a vision for modernizing the United States.
In the early 20th century, the usual symbol of the Republican Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana and Ohio was the eagle, as opposed to the Democratic donkey.
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 Republican Party (United States) information - Search.com
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a Hamiltonian vision for modernizing the United States.
The Republican Party has demanded reforms in the UN and opposes the Kyoto Protocol because of the Protocol's uneven application to countries around the world, because they believe it is likely to slow economic growth and the reduction of poverty, and because of disputes concerning the science behind it.
In the early 20th century, the usual symbol of the Republican Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana and Ohio was the eagle, as opposed to the Democratic rooster.
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 GOP.com | Republican National Committee :: About the GOP
The Republican Party was born in the early 1850's by anti-slavery activists and individuals who believed that government should grant western lands to settlers free of charge.
The 2004 Republican Platform was adopted on August 30, 2004 by the delegates to the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York, New York.
This symbol of the party was born in the imagination of cartoonist Thomas Nast and first appeared in Harper's Weekly on November 7, 1874.
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  Republican Party (United States) Summary
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a vision for modernizing the United States.
The Republican Party has demanded reforms in the UN and opposes the Kyoto Protocol because of the Protocol's uneven application to countries around the world, because they believe it is likely to slow economic growth and the reduction of poverty, and because of disputes concerning the science behind it.
In the early 20th century, the usual symbol of the Republican Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana and Ohio was the eagle, as opposed to the Democratic rooster.
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 Bio - Democratic Party (United States) Wikipedia Democrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Party is currently (as of 2005) the minority party in the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, and among United States Governors.
Of the two major U.S. parties, the Democratic Party is to the left of the Republican Party, though its politics are not as consistently leftist as the traditional social democratic and labor parties in much of the rest of the world.
From 1833 to 1856, the Democratic Party was opposed chiefly by the Whig Party.
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  United States Republican Party
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a Hamiltonian vision for modernizing the United States.
The Republican Party has demanded radical reforms in the UN and opposes the Kyoto Protocol due to protocol's alleged unfair application to the United States and that it slows economic growth; republicans usually downplay arguments that global warming is a serious threat requiring international action.
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Republican Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana and Ohio was the eagle, as opposed to the Democratic rooster.
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  Republican Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republican Party was established in 1854 by a coalition of former Whigs, Northern Democrats, and Free-Soilers who opposed the expansion of slavery and held a vision for modernizing the United States.
The Republican Party has advocated reforms in the UN and opposes the Kyoto Protocol because of the Protocol's alleged uneven application to countries around the world, arguing that it is likely to slow economic growth and the reduction of poverty, and disputing the science behind it.
The election of William McKinley in 1896 marked the a new era of Republican dominance and is sometimes cited as a realigning election.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Republican Party (United States)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Organized in Ripon, Wisconsin on February 28, 1854, as a party opposed to the expansion of slavery into new territories, the Party is not to be confused with the Democratic-Republican party of Thomas Jefferson or the National Republican Party of Henry Clay.
In fact, the ideology of the reborn Republican party is seen by some as the successor to the Federalist Party (United States) of John Adams and Alexander Hamilton.
Later, the Democratic Party's support for liberal social stances such as abortion, criminal law issues such as abolition of the death penalty, and same-sex marriage drove many former Democrats into a Republican party that was embracing the conservative views on these issues.
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The Republican Party (often GOP for Grand Old Party) is a United States political party that was organized in Ripon, Wisconsin on February 28, 1854, as a party against the expansion of slavery.
The party of Lincoln was originally characterized by its opposition to the expansion of slavery.
The party's current position as firmly to the right of the Democrats was cemented by the "Southern strategy" employed by Richard Nixon in the 1968 presidential election, followed by the Goldwater-inspired candidacy and election of Ronald Reagan in the 1980 election.
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 United States Senate - Knowmore
The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives.
The senator from each state with the longer tenure is known as the "senior senator," and his or her counterpart as the "junior senator"; this convention, however, does not have any special significance.
United States, although the Senate's advice and consent is required for the appointment of certain executive branch officials, it is not necessary for their removal.
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 Republican Party - dKosopedia
The Republican Party was organized in the mid-19th century as a party opposed to the expansion of slavery as new states were admitted.
The Republican Party solidified its Congressional margins in the 2002 midterm elections, bucking the historic trend.
The Republican collapse was further underscored by their becoming the minority in the House for the first time in over 12 years, and with Nancy Pelosi becoming the first female Speaker of the House.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Republican Party (United States)
During the current 110th Congress, it is the minority party in the United States House of Representatives and the Republican caucus constitutes a minority in the United States Senate.
After the Republican Revolution of 1994, the Republican Party was the majority party in the House of Representatives and almost continuously was the majority party in the United States Senate from 1995 to 2007, until the Democratic Party took control of both the House and the Senate in the 2006 elections.
Republicans are generally opposed by labor unions and have supported various legislation on the state and federal levels, including right to work legislation and the Taft-Hartley Act which gives workers the right not to participate in unions, as opposed to a closed shop which prohibits workers from choosing not to join unions in workplaces.
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 Republican Party - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Republican Party, one of the two major United States political parties, founded by a coalition in 1854.
In 1856 Lincoln publicly identified himself as a Republican, and in May he attended the Republican state convention at Bloomington.
Democratic Party, one of the two main political parties of the United States.
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 Robert Taft - Knowmore
Republican"; he was the chief ideologue and spokesperson for the old-fashioned paleoconservatism of the Republican Party of that era.
He sought nomination as the Republican candidate for President in 1940, but lost to Wendell Wilkie; he again sought the nomination in 1948, but deferred to Thomas E. Dewey; and again in 1952, when he was initially favored to win the nomination due to his support from party insiders.
The 1952 Republican National Convention is, as of 2004, the last major party nominating convention to require multiple ballots (three) to select a Presidential nominee.
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 Republican Party
The Republican Party was established at Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854 by a group of former members of the Whig Party, the Free-Soil Party and the Democratic Party.
In his cartoons the Democratic Party was a donkey and the Republican Party, an elephant.
Lincoln's Republican Party all speak with one voice, and speak trumpet-tongued their fixed purpose to outlaw $4 billion of our property in the territories, and to put it under the ban of the empire in the states where it exists.
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 Democratic Party (United States) - Information, Resources, Links and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since the 2006 midterm elections the Democratic Party is the majority party for the 110th Congress; the party holds an outright majority in the United States House of Representatives and the Democratic caucus constitutes a majority in the United States Senate.
The Democratic Party, in its national platforms since 1992, has called for abortion to be "safe, legal and rare"—namely, keeping it legal by rejecting laws that allow governmental interference in abortion decisions, and reducing the number of abortions by promoting both knowledge of reproduction and contraception, and incentives for adoption.
Civil libertarians also often support the Democratic Party because its positions on such issues as civil rights and separation of church and state are more closely aligned to their own than the positions of the Republican Party, and because the Democrats' economic agenda may be more appealing to them than that of the Libertarian Party.
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 United States Republican Party - SourceWatch
The current President of the United States, George W. Bush, is a member of the party; and by rules common to both major U.S, parties, its head; and it has majorities in the Senate and the House.
The party was organized in Ripon, Wisconsin on February 28, 1854, as a party opposed to the westward expansion of slavery.
It is not to be confused with the United States Democratic-Republican Party of Thomas Jefferson or the National Republican Party of Henry Clay.
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