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Democratic Party (United States): Major political party in the United States
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main 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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Bernie Sanders ends 2020 presidential campaign [Video]

Bernie Sanders ends 2020 presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the..

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Sanders Out Of Election Race, Setting Up Biden [Video]

Sanders Out Of Election Race, Setting Up Biden

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist whose progressive agenda pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, ended his White House campaign on Wednesday, clearing the way for..

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Wall Street Hopeful Coronavirus Signs [Video]

Wall Street Hopeful Coronavirus Signs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock markets climbed on Wednesday as investors were encouraged by hopeful signs about the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, with health insurers getting an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Bernie Sanders Has Ended His Bid For The Democratic Nomination [Video]

Bernie Sanders Has Ended His Bid For The Democratic Nomination

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign on Wednesday. Vice President Joe Biden is now the presumptive nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3..

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What Do We Know About Bernie's Finances? [Video]

What Do We Know About Bernie's Finances?

On Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders has officially dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. Sanders campaign announced in an email to supporters. At one point Sanders was the Democratic frontrunner at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published
Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign [Video]

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the..

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Bernie Sanders ends US presidential bid [Video]

Bernie Sanders ends US presidential bid

Senator Bernie Sanders has ended his US presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

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Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of The 2020 Presidential Race [Video]

Bernie Sanders Drops Out Of The 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. His campaign announced the decision in an email to supporters on Wednesday. His exit from the race makes Joe Biden the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published
Will Sanders Drop Out If He Loses Wisconsin? [Video]

Will Sanders Drop Out If He Loses Wisconsin?

The Wisconsin primary was held on Tuesday. Joe Biden has a 20-point lead over Sanders. According to NPR, Sanders supporters are fervent and fed up. Sanders' path to the Democratic nomination is getting..

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Wisconsin votes despite COVID-19 risks [Video]

Wisconsin votes despite COVID-19 risks

Wisconsin voters faced long lines at limited polling locations on Tuesday, as the Midwestern state's presidential primary and local elections moved ahead despite mounting fears about the coronavirus..

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Trump needs to be 'laser-focused' on keeping people employed: Biden [Video]

Trump needs to be 'laser-focused' on keeping people employed: Biden

Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Tuesday said he offered President Trump a '10-point plan' that would help provide relief to workers.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published
Wisconsin Pushes Ahead With Primary [Video]

Wisconsin Pushes Ahead With Primary

The coronavirus has thrown a wrench into Democratic race for President. Over a dozen other states have postponed their elections in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state of Wisconsin is pushing..

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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election [Video]

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track on Monday, blocking Democratic Governor Tony Evers' efforts to postpone in-person voting to June due to the coronavirus...

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Trump says he had 'wonderful' call with Biden [Video]

Trump says he had 'wonderful' call with Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he had a "very friendly" conversation with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden about the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published
Wisconsin governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election [Video]

Wisconsin governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election

Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:28Published
Wisconsin Governor Signs Executive Order To Postpone Primary Election [Video]

Wisconsin Governor Signs Executive Order To Postpone Primary Election

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order about postponing Wisconsin’s primary election. According to Reuters, he wants to move the election from April 7 to June 9. Evers cited health..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Joe Biden Says Democratic Nominating Convention May Be 'Virtual' [Video]

Joe Biden Says Democratic Nominating Convention May Be 'Virtual'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said the party may host a “virtual” nominating convention in August. As the coronavirus outbreak worsened, the Democratic Party postponed the convention from July to..

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Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden [Video]

Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden

Just a few days after the Democratic National Convention had been postponed from July until August, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Sunday said Democrats should be prepared to host a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published
Wisconsin Governor Wants To Delay Primary Election Last Minute [Video]

Wisconsin Governor Wants To Delay Primary Election Last Minute

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers wants legislators to delay the state’s upcoming election. According to Gizmodo, he wants people to vote by mail in order to prevent people gathering at the polls...

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U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official [Video]

U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official

The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S...

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Bernie's Wisconsin Firewall Crumbles [Video]

Bernie's Wisconsin Firewall Crumbles

Six weeks ago Bernie Sanders was doing well in the polls in Wisconsin. He had a double digit lead and believed he would sail through the primary in the state. Now, according to Politico, Democratic..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published
DNC Convention Postponed [Video]

DNC Convention Postponed

On Thursday, The DNC announced it was postponing the party's national convention until the week of August 17 because of the coronavirus. According to Business Insider, Joe Biden said he thought the..

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Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns [Video]

Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Democratic Party announced on Thursday that they have postponed the U.S. presidential nominating convention. The convention is being pushed back to August, due to the novel coronavirus health..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
FDA Makes It Easier For Gay, Bisexual Men To Donate Blood [Video]

FDA Makes It Easier For Gay, Bisexual Men To Donate Blood

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has presented an opportunity to revisit some health policies in the 1980s. UPI reports the US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday lessened..

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