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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 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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Italy's PD to give its leader mandate to try to form a new government: spokesman

Italy's main opposition party is set to give its leader Nicola Zingaretti a mandate to explore the possibility of forming a new government, a spokesman of the Democratic Party (PD) said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark

Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'
Reuters - Published

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Donald Trump Calls Jewish Americans Voting For Democrats 'Disloyal' [Video]Donald Trump Calls Jewish Americans Voting For Democrats 'Disloyal'

President Donald Trump recently criticized Jewish American who vote for Democrats. According to CNN, he said “it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump made these..

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Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation [Video]Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration was in discussions with Democrats to produce some sort of meaningful gun legislation following mass shootings in the United States in..

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Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7 [Video]Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialized countries. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib [Video]Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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Tlaib says Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' [Video]Tlaib says Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book'

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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Warren apologizes at Native American forum [Video]Warren apologizes at Native American forum

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized at a Native American forum in Iowa for 'harm' she had caused after she claimed Native American heritage and faced..

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'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke [Video]'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Sunday told people at a town hall in Tulsa, Oklahoma that it was 'not enough to not to be racist', but the country had to be 'anti-racist'. Rough Cut..

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Trump affirms Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate [Video]Trump affirms Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday (August 18) he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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John Hickenlooper Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Run [Video]John Hickenlooper Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Run

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday. Sens. Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, and Kirsten Gillibrand are likely to gain the biggest lift..

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'May God Ruin Him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Grandma Curses Trump [Video]'May God Ruin Him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Grandma Curses Trump

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother scoffs at the attention she has recently received from President Donald Trump. Rep. Tlaib is at the center of an affair that has drawn Trump and Israeli Prime Minister..

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How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy [Video]How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy

Business Insider reports Uber and Lyft are raking in big money from the 2020 presidential candidates . How? In total, 18 Democratic hopefuls spent more than $87,000 on rides and meals in the first half..

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Democrats Scorch Trump On Failure To Deliver Fast Internet To His Rural Base [Video]Democrats Scorch Trump On Failure To Deliver Fast Internet To His Rural Base

Democrats are offering President Donald Trump's rural base a reason to turn against him in 2020. Specifically, his failure to bring them the high-speed internet he promised. Several presidential..

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Warren Has Plan To Empower Native Americans [Video]Warren Has Plan To Empower Native Americans

On Friday, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan. Her new plan aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law..

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U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under 'oppressive' conditions [Video]U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under 'oppressive' conditions

A U.S. Democratic lawmaker said she no longer planned to visit family in the West Bank after Israel granted her permission on humanitarian grounds. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Tlaib Rejects Israeli Invitation - Cancels Trip [Video]Tlaib Rejects Israeli Invitation - Cancels Trip

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said she won't accept Israel's offer to let her into the country to visit her grandmother on the West Bank. Israel's Interior Minister, Aryeh Deri, had said earlier on..

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Israel bars entry to US Congresswomen targeted by racist Trump tweets [Video]Israel bars entry to US Congresswomen targeted by racist Trump tweets

The uprecedented move to prohibit Democrat Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar visiting Israel followed public pressure from Donald Trump.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out On The Weakness Of The Democratic Party [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out On The Weakness Of The Democratic Party

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently broke down the Democratic’s biggest challenges and shortcomings. On “Pod Save America,” she said immigration is the “single most challenging issues within..

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Violent Crimes Overpower Sexually Harassed Items [Video]Violent Crimes Overpower Sexually Harassed Items

For the 2020 election, Democrats want to reduce incarceration numbers in the U.S. Some want to decriminalize marijuana while others want to legalize marijuana. According to Politico, it is crimes of..

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Israel bars U.S. lawmakers visit after Trump weighs in [Video]Israel bars U.S. lawmakers visit after Trump weighs in

Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel not..

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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit [Video]U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi comments on Israel’s recent decision. The decision Isreal made was to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and..

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Sanders tells Cardi B, Sanders tells Cardi B, "Trump is an overt racist"

Democratic presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders tells rapper Cardi Be that it's time to 'get rid of Donald Trump' because he's a racist. The New Yorkers also discussed immigration, wages, health care..

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Israel Bans Members Of DNC Squad From Jerusalem [Video]Israel Bans Members Of DNC Squad From Jerusalem

Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. The two planned to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The ban was..

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"Would humanity exist without rape, incest?" King

Rep. Steve King is again facing calls to resign after he wondered aloud in Iowa on Wednesday, if humanity would exist without rape or incest. He made the comments in defense of his proposed legislation..

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Castro slams Cuccinelli over Statue of Liberty remark [Video]Castro slams Cuccinelli over Statue of Liberty remark

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday for saying that the Statue of Liberty poem refers..

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Donald Trump targets American Jews over Israel, says those who vote for Democrats are disloyal; renews willingness to play politics along religious lines

Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, US president Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack..
Firstpost - Published

Italy's PD has 'good' initial talks with 5-Star: PD source

Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) has held "good", initial contacts with the ruling 5-Star Movement over the possibility of forging a coalition, a PD source with knowledge of the talks said on..
Reuters - Published

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan

Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S...
Reuters - Published

Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats

House Democrat Ilhan Omar called Israel's decision Thursday to ban her from visiting the country 'chilling'
Firstpost - Published

Israel bars U.S. Democratic lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib under pressure from Trump

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday barred U.S. Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from making a planned trip to Israel, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing"..
Reuters - Published

U.S. lawmakers did not plan 'balanced' visit to Israel: U.S. ambassador

The two Democratic U.S. lawmakers who Israel has blocked from entering the country did not plan "a balanced visit" with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the U.S. ambassador to Israel said in a..
Reuters - Published

Senate Democratic leader urges Israel to reverse ban on lawmakers' visit

Israeli officials should reverse their decision to block a visit by two U.S. Democratic lawmakers -- Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar -- who have been critical of the country, U.S. Senate..
Reuters - Published

Netanyahu says Omar and Tlaib intended to harm Israel on visit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that barring a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar was meant to prevent them harming Israel.
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Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers

Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who planned to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, the country's deputy..
Reuters - Published

Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister

Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Israel weighs barring visit by U.S. congressional critics: Israeli official

Israel is considering barring a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who plan to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, an Israeli..
Reuters - Published

Indian-Americans up in arm against Congressman over Kashmir remark

After Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi wrote to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking to make Kashmir a major focus of the Trump Administration, Indian-Americans, who played an important role..
IndiaTimes - Published

A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling the crowd that President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

US lawmakers urge Pakistan to refrain from any 'retaliatory aggression' against India, ask for action against terrorist groups

Two powerful Democratic lawmakers have urged Pakistan to refrain from any 'retaliatory aggression' against India and take 'demonstrable action' against terrorist groups within its territory
Firstpost - Published

Donald Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to immigration reform after Ohio, Texas mass shootings that left 29 people dead

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control
Firstpost - Published

Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
Reuters - Published

Democrats condemn Trump, white nationalism after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
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Democrat candidates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker faceoff in primary debate; ex-US V-P targeted over decades-old political record

Former vice president Joe Biden, who found himself the target of criticism from nearly half the candidates on the debate stage, was forced to defend his decades-old political record on multiple fronts..
Firstpost - Published

US judge dismisses Democratic National Committee's lawsuit alleging Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia

Democrats' claims that President Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Russia were tossed out Tuesday by a judge who noted there were no allegations that anyone from the campaign stole documents from..
Firstpost - Published

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi denies stalling Trump's impeachment push as Democrats seek grand jury secrets

Democrats have struggled to formulate a new battle plan against the Republican president after Robert Mueller's lackluster testimony before Congress this week failed to reveal a clear path for..
DNA - Published

Trump calls congresswoman Rashida Tlaib 'crazed lunatic'

US President Donald Trump has stepped up his attack on the four non-white Democratic Congresswomen, calling one of them a "vicious" and a "crazed lunatic". Trump started a war of words with Michigan..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Modi will never suggest mediation between India-Pakistan': Democrat Brad Sherman slams Donald Trump for 'amateurish, delusional' remark

Democrat Brad Sherman slammed Trump for his "amateurish and delusional" statement. Taking to Twitter, Sherman said, "Everyone who knows anything about foreign policy in South Asia knows..
Firstpost - Published

Triad gangster attack in Hong Kong after night of violent protests: lawmaker

Hong Kong's opposition Democratic Party is investigating attacks by suspected triad gangsters on train passengers on Sunday, after a night of violence opened new fronts in the political crisis now..
Reuters - Published

'It's our America': Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump for comments against democratic congresswomen

Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice to the Democratic outcry following Donald Trump's attack on four congresswomen, saying 'there's a place for all of us'.
Firstpost - Published

Justin Trudeau condemns Donald Trump's attack on four Democratic Congresswomen, saying 'that is not how we do things in Canada

'That is not how we do things in Canada,' said Justin Trudeau after an attack by US Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen.
Firstpost - Published

'Lawmakers obligated to love country': Donald Trump after claiming to disavow racist chants by supporters against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar

Trump alleged that the leading voices of the Democrat Party were "left-wing extremists". He also claimed that these left-wing ideologues reject everything the country stood for and saw..
Firstpost - Published

Ilhan Omar calls Donald Trump 'fascist' after racist slogans at US president's rally; sparring with Democratic Congresswomen escalates

Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has branded Donald Trump a "fascist" as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the..
Firstpost - Published

U.N.'s Bachelet says Congresswomen opposing Trump are 'fantastic'

Four Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic", U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Donald Trump slams four Democratic Congresswomen during campaign rally in North Caroline; crowd chants, 'Send her back'

Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, combative Donald Trump turned his campaign rally into extended dissection. Trump set off a firestorm when he tweeted that four should "go..
Firstpost - Published

US House of Representatives vote to condemn Donald Trump's 'racist comments' on four minority Democratic Congresswomen

The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers
Firstpost - Published

'We will not be silenced': US Democratic congresswomen hit back at Donald Trump's 'blatant racist attack'

US President Donald Trump came under fire from Democrats and even some members of his own Republican Party on Monday after launching an extraordinary xenophobic attack on four progressive Democratic..
Firstpost - Published

New Zealand PM 'utterly disagrees' with Donald Trump's tweets on US congresswomen; joins international condemnation

New Zealand prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined international condemnation of US president Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen.
Firstpost - Published

'Many agree with me': Donald Trump's 'racist' comments indicate willingness to rely on race, immigration-based rhetoric ahead of 2020 polls

Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, US president Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of colour to get out of the US "right now,"..
Firstpost - Published

Democrats accuse Donald Trump of racism after 'go back' comment; US president has long history of bias against ethnic minorities

US president Donald Trump drew fresh accusations of racism on Monday after he attacked four ethnic-minority Democrats in Congress, telling them to "go back" where they came from.
Firstpost - Published

'Make America white again': Democrats slam Donald Trump for 'racist, xenophobic' comment directed at US Congresswomen

US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views..
Firstpost - Published

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home

President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants..
Reuters - Published

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane

Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing..
Reuters - Published

US Election 2020: Kamala Harris surges to second spot among 20 Democratic presidential aspirants after first debate

A rising Democratic Party star and vocal critic of President Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, if elected, would be the first woman and woman of colour to be the President of the United States.
Firstpost - Published

Donald Trump administration begins printing 2020 Census without citizenship question; move welcomed by Democrats

The Trump administration has said the questionnaires for the 2020 census would be printed without the citizenship question, a move seen as a major political victory for the opposition Democratic party
Firstpost - Published

Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting..
Reuters - Published

'I hate it': Donald Trump on photo of drowned Salvadorian migrants, blames Democrats for deaths

Donald Trump and Democrats clashed over who was to blame for the deaths of a migrant father and his daughter whose drowned bodies were seen in photos from the US-Mexico border
Firstpost - Published

US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward. The case brought by..
Firstpost - Published

On eve of debate, Senator Warren rips Trump on Iran

On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald’s Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall..
Reuters - Published

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional..
Reuters - Published

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