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  The Ultimate Democratic Party (United States) - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Party is currently (as of 2005) the minority party in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, as well as in governorships and state legislative seats.
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.
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Democratic Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio was the rooster, as opposed to the Republican eagle.
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  Bio - Democratic Party (United States) Wikipedia Democrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Party is currently (as of 2005) the minority party in the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, and among United States Governors.
In the early 20th century, the traditional symbol of the Democratic Party in Midwestern states such as Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Ohio was the rooster, as opposed to the Republican eagle.
From 1833 to 1856, the Democratic Party was opposed chiefly by the Whig Party.
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  Democratic Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Currently, the Democratic Party is the minority party in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.
The Democratic Party, in its platform in 2000 and 2004, 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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 Democratic Party (United States)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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.
Democrats are opposed to use of torture against individuals apprehended and held prisoner by the military of the United States, and deny that categorizing military prisoners as unlawful combatants excludes them from the rights granted under the Geneva Conventions.
Democrat Bill Clinton was elected to the presidency in 1992 and 1996 and governed as a New Democrat while the Democratic Party lost control of Congress in the election of 1994 to the Republican Party; the Democratic Party regained majority control of Congress in 2006.
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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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 Democratic Party (United States) - Wikipedia Mirror
Currently, the Democratic Party is the minority party in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.
The Democratic Party is divided on the subject of same-sex marriage.
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 Democratic Party - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many Democrats, particularly in the South and Rocky Mountains of the United States, are conservative or middle-of-the-road (moderate).
Democrats had not had a majority of seats in the House or Senate since the election of 1994.
The symbol of the Democratic Party is the donkey.
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 glbtq >> social sciences >> Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792 as a congressional caucus, and officially became the Democratic-Republican Party in 1798.
The Party's first President was Thomas Jefferson, who was elected in 1800, but the party became divided over the next 20 years and the divisions led to the emergence of one strong wing under President Andrew Jackson in 1828.
Glbtq voters supported Democratic congressional candidates by margins of 61 percent in 1990, 77 percent in 1992, 73 percent in 1994, 72 percent in 1996, 85 percent in 1998, and 71 percent in 2002.
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 United States Government - MSN Encarta
Political parties are the most representative, inclusive organizations in the United States.
Parties are the engines that drive the machinery of elections: They recruit candidates for office, organize primary elections so that party members can select their candidates for the general election, and support their candidates who reach the general election.
Since the mid-1850s, when the Republican Party was formed, the two major parties in the United States have been the Republican and the Democratic parties.
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 Democratic Party (United States) at AllExperts
Currently, the Democratic Party is the minority party in the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.
The Democratic Party is divided on the subject of same-sex marriage.
The Democratic Party, in its platform in 2000 and 2004, 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.
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 Democratic-Republican Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Democratic-Republican Party, founded by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison as the Republican party (not related to the present-day Republican Party) in 1792, was the dominant political party in the United States from 1800 until the 1820s, when it split into competing factions, one of which became the modern-day Democratic Party.
In most states the congressional elections were recognized, as Jefferson strategist John Beckley put it, as a "struggle between the Treasury department and the republican interest." In New York, the candidates for governor were John Jay, a Federalist, and incumbent George Clinton, who was allied with Jefferson and the Republicans.
In 1991 the United States Senate passed by voice vote "A bill to establish a commission to commemorate the bicentennial of the establishment of the Democratic Party of the United States." It was introduced by Democratic Senator Terry Sanford and cosponsored by 56 Senators.
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 United States Democratic Party - Campaigns Wikia
The Democratic Party, in its platform in 2000 and 2004, 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.
The Democratic party mostly supports affirmative action as a way to redress past discrimination and ensure equitable employment regardless of ethnicity or gender, but opposes the use of quotas in hiring.
The Democratic Party is generally pro-environment and favors conservation of natural resources and together with strong environmental laws against pollution.
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 ipedia.com: United States Democratic Party Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
After the war, the Democrats were a shattered party, but eventually gathered enough support to elect reform candidate Grover Cleveland to two (non-consecutive) terms in the presidency.
In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Democrats were faced with a new political puzzle as the nation's focus changed to issues of national security and homeland security, with the Democrats positioning themselves against war in Iraq and advocating a less aggressive policy.
In most states The Democratic Party is simply known as the "Democratic Party." However, two of its state party organizations have slightly different names, namely the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party.
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 Democratic Party (United States) - Information, Resources, Links and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Democrats Abroad is the organization for Americans living outside the United States; they work to advance the goals of the party and encourage Americans living abroad to support the Democrats.
The Democrats are also strongest in major cities, such as New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Indianapolis, Detroit, San Francisco, Dallas, Milwaukee, and Washington D.C. Recently, Democratic candidates have been faring better in some southern states, such as Virginia, Arkansas, and Florida, and in the Rocky Mountain states, especially Colorado and Montana.
Democrats usually oppose the doctrine of unilateralism, which dictates that the United States should use military force without any assistance from other nations whenever it believes there is a threat to its security or welfare.
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 President of the United States - George W. Bush
In his 2007 State of the Union Address, President Bush addressed the major issues facing our nation and discussed opportunities for both parties to work together to accomplish big objectives for the American people.
In his 2006 State of the Union Address, President Bush described the state of our Union as strong - and he laid out an agenda of leadership to act confidently in pursuing the enemies of freedom and to build our prosperity by leading the world economy.
President George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States and was sworn in for a second term on January 20, 2005.
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 United States Democratic Party/Democrats - Wikiality, the Truthiness Encyclopedia
Democrats have a variety of radical beliefs, all of which are obvious attempts to overthrow democracy in America and allow communism and totalitarianism to reign supreme.
As well, the democratic party is only a front for the commie liberal party.
The United States and Israel are the primary sources of all evil in the world
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 Democratic Party (United States) - Libertarian Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties.
Of the two major U.S. parties, the Democratic Party is a liberal party 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.
Democrats are tied with Republicans (49-49-2) in the U.S. Senate but act as the majority party there since both independents caucus with the Democrats.
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 The Democratic Party
South Texans went to the polls yesterday and elected former Congressman Ciro Rodriguez to represent them in the 23rd District of Texas, capping off a landslide year with a 30th pick-up for Democrats.
In Florida's 13th District, Democrat Christine Jennings is still fighting to make sure that every vote is counted and every voter is heard - despite flawed ballots and machines.
Paid for by the Democratic National Committee — 430 S. Capitol St. SE, Washington DC 20003.
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 Democratic Party (United States) Encyclopedia Article @ AlienArtifacts.com (Alien Artifacts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
of Ward E, Surulere I constituency of the party.
Group within the Social Democratic Party, SDP, and...
It is, along with Britain's Conservative Party, one of the two oldest political parties in the world.
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 Green Party of the United States | Press Releases
07.19.2007 WASHINGTON, DC -- Green Party leaders declared their support for the tens of thousands of Iraqis, including labor unions, who are protesting the Iraqi oil law 'benchmark' that the Bush Administration and supporters are seeking to impose as a condition for reconstruction aid.
06.13.2007 WASHINGTON, DC -- Leaders of the Lavender Green Caucus and the Green Party of the United States urged Congress not to confirm Dr. James W. Holsinger Jr.
The Party's Over: Democratic Party is a lost cause for voters opposed to the Iraq War -- 06.06.2007
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