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Democratic Party (United States): Political party in the United States
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with 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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House oversight chairman cites 'massive' obstruction by Trump, Barr

The Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee accused the Trump administration of a "massive, unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" for ordering federal employees not to comply..
Reuters - Published

Contradicting Constitution, Trump vows Supreme Court fight over impeachment

President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to fight all the way to the Supreme Court against any effort by congressional Democrats to impeach him, even though the U.S. Constitution gives Congress..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Democratic Party (United States)

Iowa lawmaker quits GOP over Trump [Video]Iowa lawmaker quits GOP over Trump

"I want no part of it," said Iowa's longest-serving Republican lawmaker Andy McKean who, on Tuesday, announced that he is leaving the party and becoming a Democrat because of President Trump's..

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Trump vows SCOTUS fight over any impeachment [Video]Trump vows SCOTUS fight over any impeachment

President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight any effort by congressional Democrats to impeach him after Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry, promising to take the matter to the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Trump Says He Will Go To Supreme Court If Dems Try Impeachment [Video]Trump Says He Will Go To Supreme Court If Dems Try Impeachment

Reuters reports President Donald Trump on Wednesday promised to fight efforts by congressional Democrats to impeach him. The president wrote on Twitter, “If the partisan Dems ever tried to Impeach, I..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Twitter Found To Be Driven By Mostly Adult Women [Video]Twitter Found To Be Driven By Mostly Adult Women

Broadcasting Cable reports Twitter users are young and more likely to be Democrats than anything else. A new study by Pew Research Center found that the median tweeter only uses the platform twice a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday [Video]Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is expected announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election. Linda So reports.

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New Poll Finds Joe Biden Leading Among Democrats And Independents [Video]New Poll Finds Joe Biden Leading Among Democrats And Independents

New Poll Finds Joe Biden Leading Among Democrats And Independents

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Hillary Clinton Addresses Growth Of Socialism [Video]Hillary Clinton Addresses Growth Of Socialism

Hillary Clinton addressed the rising tide of socialism and socialist policy in the Democratic Party during the TIME 100 Summit on Tuesday afternoon: “We’ve gotten to a perverted point where a lot..

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House panel aims to hold ex-WH official in contempt [Video]House panel aims to hold ex-WH official in contempt

A top U.S. House Democrat aimed on Tuesday to hold a former White House security director in contempt for failing to appear for questioning on allegations that the Trump administration inappropriately..

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IRS Fails To Meet Congressional Deadline [Video]IRS Fails To Meet Congressional Deadline

On Tuesday the deadline for the IRS to turn President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to a congressional tax oversight committee expired without lawmakers receiving the documents. Reuters reports..

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Trump 'not inclined' to give tax returns to House panel: White House [Video]Trump 'not inclined' to give tax returns to House panel: White House

A White House spokesman said on Tuesday that President Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a final deadline from the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Trump on track for Supreme Court victory on census [Video]Trump on track for Supreme Court victory on census

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Tuesday appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a..

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Former U.S. vice president Biden to announce 2020 election run on Thursday [Video]Former U.S. vice president Biden to announce 2020 election run on Thursday

According to Reuters, Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination for the 2020 election. Biden, 77, a longtime..

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Biden Will Announce Presidential Bid Thursday [Video]Biden Will Announce Presidential Bid Thursday

On Thursday, Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden plans to announce he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 2020 election. NBC and Reuters are reporting that Biden will join a crowded field..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

McGahn subpoena about 'political points': WH [Video]McGahn subpoena about 'political points': WH

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says U.S. House panel chair Jerrold Nadler is trying to score 'political points' with his subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Student Debt Relief [Video]Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Student Debt Relief

Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Elizabeth Warren, made millions of Americans perk up their ears this week as she proposed canceling up to $50,000 in student-loan debt for over 40 million..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

U.S. top court to rule on citizenship question [Video]U.S. top court to rule on citizenship question

U.S. Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments on Tuesday, on whether the Trump administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census is unconstitutional. Yahaira Jacquez..

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Bernie Sanders: All Criminals Should Vote [Video]Bernie Sanders: All Criminals Should Vote

Sen. Bernie Sanders said in early April that he supports allowing people who are currently incarcerated to vote. Sanders is the first Democrat to endorse this idea, which is already implemented in his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Trumps host Easter egg roll, first public event since Mueller report [Video]Trumps host Easter egg roll, first public event since Mueller report

Declaring it "a beautiful day", President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted the White House's annual Easter egg roll on Monday. It was the president's first public event since the..

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Trump sues to block House subpoena [Video]Trump sues to block House subpoena

President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to keep U.S. lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the latest salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Warren proposes canceling billions in student loan debt [Video]Warren proposes canceling billions in student loan debt

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election, wants to cancel billions of dollars in student loan debt and make college cheaper for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Congressman Seth Moulton Enters 2020 Presidential Race [Video]Congressman Seth Moulton Enters 2020 Presidential Race

According to Reuters, U.S. Representative Seth Moulton of Massachusettes entered the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Monday. The centrist Democrat joins a field of nearly 20 candidates vying for..

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Iraq War veteran Rep. Moulton jumps into 2020 race [Video]Iraq War veteran Rep. Moulton jumps into 2020 race

U.S. Representative Seth Moulton entered the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Monday as a long-shot contender in a contest that now includes almost 20 candidates. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Democrats Jump Into 2020 At Record Pace [Video]Democrats Jump Into 2020 At Record Pace

The field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is the largest ever. Business Insider reports there are 19 campaigns vying for the nomination and at least one more to come soon. The pace at which..

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Minorities, older adults boost Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads all other candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults, according to a..
Reuters - Published

Trump 'not inclined' to give tax returns to House panel: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a final deadline from the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, a White House spokesman said..
Reuters - Published

Democrats and Trump: What does it take to impeach a president?

democrats and trump: what does it take to impeach a president?
The release of the Mueller report has led to calls from some Democrats to impeach Donald Trump.
BBC News - Published

Former U.S. vice president Biden to announce 2020 election run on Thursday

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on 'racist' Netanyahu government

An Israeli cabinet minister condemned U.S. Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday for describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government as racist over its treatment of..
Reuters - Published

Democratic presidential candidates divided over impeaching Trump

A group of Democratic presidential candidates were divided on Monday over whether Republican President Donald Trump should be impeached, reflecting a broader split in the Democratic Party over how to..
Reuters - Published

Congressman Moulton enters Democratic 2020 presidential race

U.S. Representative Seth Moulton entered the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Monday as a long-shot contender in a contest that now includes almost 20 candidates.
Reuters - Published

Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report

Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he..
Reuters - Published

Florida man arrested for threatening members of U.S. Congress

U.S. officials arrested a South Florida man on Friday for leaving racist and obscenity-laden voicemails with three Democratic members of Congress that defended U.S. President Donald Trump and directed..
Reuters - Published

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access

Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert..
Reuters - Published

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe's..
Reuters - Published

Democrats issue legal demand to see all of Mueller's Russia probe evidence

Congressional Democrats on Friday took a legal step to see all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as they consider how to..
Reuters - Published

Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version

Democrat Jerry Nadler says the redacted version "leaves most of Congress in the dark".
BBC News - Published

Mueller gives Democrats political ammunition but they are split on how to use it

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election provided extensive details on President Donald Trump's efforts to thwart a federal investigation, giving Democrats..
Reuters - Published

Redacted Mueller Report Released: What Have We Learned?

redacted mueller report released: what have we learned?
by Adam Yardley - The investigation into alleged collusion between Russian agents and US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign has recently come to an end. The final report, summarized..
One News Page Staff - Published

Mueller report: Democrats keep pressure on Trump over Russia

mueller report: democrats keep pressure on trump over russia
The long-awaited report clears President Trump of collusion but his opponents keep the heat up.
BBC News - Published

House Democratic leader Hoyer: impeachment 'not worthwhile': CNN

U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Thursday that impeachment of President Donald Trump was not worthwhile with an election..
Reuters - Published

Top Democrats say Mueller report undercuts Barr claims on Trump obstruction

The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice in..
Reuters - Published

House Democrat Nadler sees evidence of obstruction in Mueller report

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report outlines "disturbing evidence that President..
Reuters - Published

Top Congressional Democrats call for Mueller to testify publicly

The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016..
Reuters - Published

Release of Mueller's Trump-Russia report looms as fight brews over redactions

Congressional Democrats could move forward quickly - as early as Monday - with subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 election, after..
Reuters - Published

Fight brews over expected blacked out portions of Mueller report

Congressional Democrats could move forward quickly - as early as Monday - with subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 election, after..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: Nancy Pelosi says seamless Irish border must not be threatened by UK leaving EU

Top US Democrat told Irish parliament: 'America will continue to stand with you in protecting the peace that the Good Friday accords have realised'
Independent - Published

Most Democratic presidential hopefuls still relying on large campaign donations

As U.S. Democrats emphasize building their 2020 presidential campaigns on grassroots support, fewer than half amassed at least 50 percent of their early financial backing from small-dollar donations, a..
Reuters - Published

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