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Major contemporary political party in the United States

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Democratic Party (United States): Major contemporary political party in the United States
The Democratic Party is one of the two major, contemporary political parties in the United States. It was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party. Its main historic rival is the Republican Party.

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The White House says President Biden is 'encouraged' by conversations with Democrats to save his agenda [Video]

The White House says President Biden is 'encouraged' by conversations with Democrats to save his agenda

CNN’s Jeff Zeleny reports.

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'My boys saved me.' Joe Biden reflects on family tragedy [Video]

'My boys saved me.' Joe Biden reflects on family tragedy

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden opened up about his past family tragedies, sharing how he has survived and overcome with CNN’s Gloria Borger in a new documentary.

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Biden says if he wins Trump will have to be escorted out [Video]

Biden says if he wins Trump will have to be escorted out

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden talked to Trevor Noah on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” about his concerns around the 2020 election and President Trump.

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Why this is a make-or-break week for Joe Biden's first term [Video]

Why this is a make-or-break week for Joe Biden's first term

Capitol Hill negotiations come to a head this week on several major pieces of legislation – and the fate of President Joe Biden’s entire domestic agenda is riding on them. In the latest episode of..

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Clyburn backs raising debt limit with Dem votes only if necessary [Video]

Clyburn backs raising debt limit with Dem votes only if necessary

House Democratic Whip Rep. James Clyburn tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that if it’s necessary for Democrats to vote along party lines to raise the debt ceiling before an October deadline, they should do..

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SE Cupp: Newsom's win shows it's the worst of times for the GOP [Video]

SE Cupp: Newsom's win shows it's the worst of times for the GOP

CNN’s SE Cupp discusses the “tale of two Larry Elders” and what led to the California recall election after Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom survived the GOP-backed effort.

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Californians vote to keep Democratic governor [Video]

Californians vote to keep Democratic governor

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A Republican could become governor of super blue California [Video]

A Republican could become governor of super blue California

How many candidates are running in the California gubernatorial recall election? And could a Republican really win such a Democrat-leaning state? CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what’s going on.

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Why the media has a hard time with big budget numbers [Video]

Why the media has a hard time with big budget numbers

The price tag of the Democrats’ economic proposals is important, but “the human mind doesn’t actually know what 3.5 trillion is,” David Leonhardt says. He says the bill’s opponents “really..

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Manchin fires back at Ocasio-Cortez's claim [Video]

Manchin fires back at Ocasio-Cortez's claim

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) claim that he is beholden to big energy companies.

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Hear what Fox News is saying about the California recall election [Video]

Hear what Fox News is saying about the California recall election

As the 2021 California gubernatorial recall election enters its final stretch, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s position is strengthening significantly. CNN’s Brian Stelter reports on Fox News’..

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Manchin: 'I can assure you' reconciliation bill won't be $3.5 trillion [Video]

Manchin: 'I can assure you' reconciliation bill won't be $3.5 trillion

On CNN’s State of the Union with Dana Bash, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he will not vote for a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package.

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Manchin: 'America will recoil' if progressives block infrastructure deal [Video]

Manchin: 'America will recoil' if progressives block infrastructure deal

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin dismisses House progressives’ threat to block the bipartisan infrastructure deal if the Senate doesn’t pass a $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.

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'Absolutely not acceptable': Sanders on Manchin's push to cut Dems' $3.5T bill [Video]

'Absolutely not acceptable': Sanders on Manchin's push to cut Dems' $3.5T bill

On CNN’s State of the Union with Dana Bash, Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders responds to Sen. Joe Manchin’s opposition to Democrats’ sweeping reconciliation package.

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Manchin throws cold water on passing sweeping climate provisions [Video]

Manchin throws cold water on passing sweeping climate provisions

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin responds to criticism from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others that he is letting the fossil fuel industry limit efforts to address the climate crisis.

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'Will not have my vote': Manchin explains opposition to $3.5 trillion economic package [Video]

'Will not have my vote': Manchin explains opposition to $3.5 trillion economic package

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) tells CNN’s Dana Bash that he has told Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that he will not vote for the $3.5 trillion economic bill as is.

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Buttigieg details his plan to dismantle discrimination [Video]

Buttigieg details his plan to dismantle discrimination

During a CNN town hall in South Carolina, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg answers an audience question about why people and women of color should trust the former mayor of South Bend,..

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Ernst's comments on Biden echo McCarthy on Benghazi [Video]

Ernst's comments on Biden echo McCarthy on Benghazi

Sen. Joni Ernst’s recent comments about the impact of the impeachment inquiry on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are reminiscent of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s comments on the impact of the..

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Obama Backs Newsom Before California Recall [Video]

Obama Backs Newsom Before California Recall

Former President Barack Obama is the latest high-profile Democrat to appear in an ad to oppose the Republican-led recall election to oust Gov. Gavin Newson.

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Amanpour presses Murphy on withdrawal: 'What is America's role in the world?' [Video]

Amanpour presses Murphy on withdrawal: 'What is America's role in the world?'

Christiane Amanpour speaks with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy about withdrawal from Afghanistan and what he thinks America’s role in the world should be.

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Sen. Chris Murphy: We engaged in a fantasy in Afghanistan [Video]

Sen. Chris Murphy: We engaged in a fantasy in Afghanistan

Christiane speaks with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy about Afghanistan, U.S. withdrawal, and his just-concluded trip to the region.

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Klain: Manchin 'very persuadable' on $3.5T reconciliation plan [Video]

Klain: Manchin 'very persuadable' on $3.5T reconciliation plan

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain tells CNN’s Dana Bash he’s confident Democrats will be able to address Sen. Joe Manchin’s concerns and pass their sweeping reconciliation plan.

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Klobuchar urges Breyer to consider 'future of the court' as he mulls retirement [Video]

Klobuchar urges Breyer to consider 'future of the court' as he mulls retirement

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells CNN’s Dana Bash that the Supreme Court’s decision on the Texas abortion law adds new urgency to a possible retirement by liberal Justice Stephen Breyer.

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Klobuchar on whether Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade [Video]

Klobuchar on whether Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade

On CNN’s State of the Union, Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar tells CNN’s Dana Bash that while she hopes the Supreme Court doesn’t gut Roe v. Wade, their decision on Texas’ abortion law isn’t an..

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'Hell no, Bernie': Manchin reveals talk with Sanders about key bill [Video]

'Hell no, Bernie': Manchin reveals talk with Sanders about key bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) told his fellow Democrats to “hit the pause button” on the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill, complicating the passage of the bipartisan bill.

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