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The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its rival, the Republican Party. It is the worlds oldest active political party. Democrats generally tend to adopt left wing views, advocating social and economic equality. The Northeastern states are typically more left leaning and the Democratic party is more supported by those living in urban areas and younger demographics. As of 2019, 15 Democrats have served as President of the United States.
Democrats and Republicans have different views on many topics

As a Democrat, I believe in stricter gun laws.
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A member of the more left-leaning of the two American political parties.

Generally supports government-assisted healthcare, gun restrictions, welfare, and education.
My friend Alex is a Democrat.
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1: A person who supports democracy
2: A person who supports a one of the numerous parties known as the "Democratic Party". Some democratic parties include: The US Democratic Party, Australian Democrats andthe New Zealand Democratic Party.
1: He, as a democrat, believes that the best way to choose the leader of a country is to hold an election.
2:I am a democrat, so I will vote for the Democrats in the election.
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One of the two major political parties in the United States. Founded in 1828 by tennessee politician and later president Andrew Jackson and his supporters, the party originally held a more conservative view. However, over time, the party became more liberal in the early 20th Century, taking on a more progressive economic policy during Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency. During the civil rights movement in the 1960s, it’s commonly acknowledged to have switched places with its historical rival, the Republican Party, to become the more socially liberal party, as the republicans became the conservatives. Running on liberal policies generalized into pro environmentalism, protection and expansion of civil rights, regulation of the market so it does not hurt the people, and regulation of firearms. Despite it being considerably more liberal than its republican counterpart, the party acts much more conservative than most of the world’s other progressive parties. In recent years, factions of the party have become even more progressive, arguing for social democratic programs to become a part of the party’s agenda, spearheaded by certain politicians, most notably Vermont senator bernie sanders. As of now, they hold power in the lower seat of congress, the House of Representatives, while the Republican Party holds the senate and the presidency.
Conservatives often hear the Fox News definition of liberalism, and automatically assume the Democratic Party is evil.
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A party that believes in good programs such as social welfare and universal healthcare, but lacks the balls to put it forward.
Democrat: Lets help the poor!
Republican: No
Democrat: Ok! Please don't hurt me!
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