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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'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..

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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..

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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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South Korea allows absentee voting in election [Video]

South Korea allows absentee voting in election

About 4,000 patients now receiving treatment can cast their ballot by mail or as an early absentee at the upcoming parliamentary elections, South Korean officials said Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Florida's DeSantis issues coronavirus stay-at-home order [Video]

Florida's DeSantis issues coronavirus stay-at-home order

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said he would sign an executive order limiting all but essential services for 30 days starting on Thursday night to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, after facing..

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Pelosi wants 'vote by mail' provisions in next stimulus bill [Video]

Pelosi wants 'vote by mail' provisions in next stimulus bill

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she wants to virus-proof the November election by including funding to boost voting by mail in the next pandemic response plan being put together by..

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Nancy Pelosi Calls For Recovery Bill On Coronavirus Outbreak While Trump Wants $2 Trillion For Infrastructure [Video]

Nancy Pelosi Calls For Recovery Bill On Coronavirus Outbreak While Trump Wants $2 Trillion For Infrastructure

U.S. Republican lawmakers are wary over Democratic plans to create another large spending bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress needs a bill related to the recovery of the outbreak.But Senate..

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Five Democratic Senators Want Verily To use Alternative Method of Authentication At COVID-19 Screenings [Video]

Five Democratic Senators Want Verily To use Alternative Method of Authentication At COVID-19 Screenings

Five U.S. senators asked Alphabet life science company Verily how they will safeguard user data. According to Business Insider, the company collects data on its COVID-19 screening website. To use..

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Biden Grows Lead Over Trump In Presidential Election [Video]

Biden Grows Lead Over Trump In Presidential Election

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden grew his lead over President Donald Trump. A poll found that 46 percent of registered voters said they would support Biden against Trump. According to..

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New Poll: Biden Vs. Trump [Video]

New Poll: Biden Vs. Trump

Joe Biden is the front runner for the Democratic nomination for President. In nearly every recent poll Biden beats incumbent President Donald Trump. Several polls show Biden beating Trump by..

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Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Parting Ways With Bernie Sanders? [Video]

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Parting Ways With Bernie Sanders?

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez parting ways with progressives? A new report in Politico seems to suggest AOC is breaking away from Bernie Sanders and The Justice Democrats. The reports reveals that..

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Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill [Video]

Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus..

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House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump [Video]

House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump

Despite GOP congressman Thomas Massie attempting to delay the vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help..

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Senator Lindsey Graham Wants $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Passed Immediately [Video]

Senator Lindsey Graham Wants $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Passed Immediately

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told his congressional colleagues to “pass the damn bill.” According to Business Insider, Graham wanted the $2 trillion stimulus package quickly passed to help..

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House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package [Video]

House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued partisan barbs Thursday, one day before the chamber is expected to pass the estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief..

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Defying Trump threat, Democratic group spreads ad blasting coronavirus response [Video]

Defying Trump threat, Democratic group spreads ad blasting coronavirus response

Democratic super PAC Priorities USA said on Thursday it planned to expand its use of an advertisement critical of President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic despite the Trump..

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Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House [Video]

Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House

The Democratic Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said she expects "a strong bipartisan vote" on a $2 trillion rescue package, which Nancy Pelosi credited Democrats for winning..

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Should Sanders Drop Out? [Video]

Should Sanders Drop Out?

Bernie Sanders embattle campaign for the Democratic nomination is pressing onward. Politico reports that Sanders is not dropping out and will remain in the race "perhaps remaining in the presidential..

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Biden Does not Want More Democrat Debates [Video]

Biden Does not Want More Democrat Debates

Business Insider reports that former Vice President Joe Biden doesn't want any more debates with Sen. Bernie Sanders. On Wednesday, Biden said he's focusing on dealing with the coronavirus pandemic...

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Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill [Video]

Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

U.S. senators were set to vote on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, although critics from the right and left..

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Donald Trump announces US coronavirus economic rescue bill [Video]

Donald Trump announces US coronavirus economic rescue bill

President Donald Trump is touting an economic bill in response to the viral pandemic that has shut down businesses and crippled economies around the globe. The bill expands unemployment benefits and..

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Poll finds increased U.S. concern over COVID-19 [Video]

Poll finds increased U.S. concern over COVID-19

Seven in 10 Americans now consider the coronavirus pandemic to be "a serious threat to me and my family," according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll that shows how wide, bipartisan segments of the..

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'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid [Video]

'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid

U.S. senators were set to vote Wednesday on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping it will become law quickly...

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Joe Biden Doesn't Want To Debate Bernie Again [Video]

Joe Biden Doesn't Want To Debate Bernie Again

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden doesn't want to debate Senator Bernie Sanders again. Biden says he's focusing on dealing with the crisis surrounding coronavirus pandemic right now. He went on to say..

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