Democratic Party

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to the Democratic-Republican Party, the modern Democratic Party was founded around 1828. There have been 15 Democratic presidents, the first being Andrew Jackson, who served from 1829 to 1837; the most recent is the current president, Barack Obama, who has served since 2009.Since the 1930s, the party has promoted a social liberal platform. Until the late 20th century the party had a powerful conservative and populist wing based in the rural South, which over time has greatly diminished.
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  • Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders Gain Engagement Ground (Study)

    … 412,500. Engagement Labs CEO Bryan Segal said in a release announcing the results: As the U.S. presidential race inches closer to naming an official nominee for each party, the candidates’ social media performances are reflecting the changes seen on the campaign trail. The Democratic Party saw Bernie Sanders gain extensive ground with younger voters…

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  • Social Stats Mirror New York Primary Results (Infographic)

    … Voters in Tuesday’s New York primary mirrored the candidates’ social media results, for the most part, according to Synthesio and Conversocial. The social intelligence platform and the social customer care platform, respectively, found that for the most part, New York winners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton led in reach and engagement between…

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