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The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main 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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Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election [Video]

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track on Monday, blocking Democratic Governor Tony Evers' efforts to postpone in-person voting to June due to the coronavirus...

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Trump says he had 'wonderful' call with Biden [Video]

Trump says he had 'wonderful' call with Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he had a "very friendly" conversation with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden about the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

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Wisconsin governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election [Video]

Wisconsin governor seeks delay of Tuesday's election

Democratic Governor Tony Evers moved on Monday to postpone Wisconsin's primary election from Tuesday until June 9, citing health risks from the coronavirus pandemic, but Republicans said they would..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:28Published
Wisconsin Governor Signs Executive Order To Postpone Primary Election [Video]

Wisconsin Governor Signs Executive Order To Postpone Primary Election

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order about postponing Wisconsin’s primary election. According to Reuters, he wants to move the election from April 7 to June 9. Evers cited health..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Joe Biden Says Democratic Nominating Convention May Be 'Virtual' [Video]

Joe Biden Says Democratic Nominating Convention May Be 'Virtual'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said the party may host a “virtual” nominating convention in August. As the coronavirus outbreak worsened, the Democratic Party postponed the convention from July to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden [Video]

Virtual Democratic convention? Could be, says Biden

Just a few days after the Democratic National Convention had been postponed from July until August, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Sunday said Democrats should be prepared to host a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published
Wisconsin Governor Wants To Delay Primary Election Last Minute [Video]

Wisconsin Governor Wants To Delay Primary Election Last Minute

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers wants legislators to delay the state’s upcoming election. According to Gizmodo, he wants people to vote by mail in order to prevent people gathering at the polls...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official [Video]

U.S. watchdog vows 'aggressive' oversight after Trump fires intel official

The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump fired the inspector general of the U.S...

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Bernie's Wisconsin Firewall Crumbles [Video]

Bernie's Wisconsin Firewall Crumbles

Six weeks ago Bernie Sanders was doing well in the polls in Wisconsin. He had a double digit lead and believed he would sail through the primary in the state. Now, according to Politico, Democratic..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published
DNC Convention Postponed [Video]

DNC Convention Postponed

On Thursday, The DNC announced it was postponing the party's national convention until the week of August 17 because of the coronavirus. According to Business Insider, Joe Biden said he thought the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns [Video]

Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Democratic Party announced on Thursday that they have postponed the U.S. presidential nominating convention. The convention is being pushed back to August, due to the novel coronavirus health..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
FDA Makes It Easier For Gay, Bisexual Men To Donate Blood [Video]

FDA Makes It Easier For Gay, Bisexual Men To Donate Blood

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has presented an opportunity to revisit some health policies in the 1980s. UPI reports the US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday lessened..

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South Korea allows absentee voting in election [Video]

South Korea allows absentee voting in election

About 4,000 patients now receiving treatment can cast their ballot by mail or as an early absentee at the upcoming parliamentary elections, South Korean officials said Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Florida's DeSantis issues coronavirus stay-at-home order [Video]

Florida's DeSantis issues coronavirus stay-at-home order

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said he would sign an executive order limiting all but essential services for 30 days starting on Thursday night to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, after facing..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 03:05Published
Pelosi wants 'vote by mail' provisions in next stimulus bill [Video]

Pelosi wants 'vote by mail' provisions in next stimulus bill

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she wants to virus-proof the November election by including funding to boost voting by mail in the next pandemic response plan being put together by..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:40Published
Nancy Pelosi Calls For Recovery Bill On Coronavirus Outbreak While Trump Wants $2 Trillion For Infrastructure [Video]

Nancy Pelosi Calls For Recovery Bill On Coronavirus Outbreak While Trump Wants $2 Trillion For Infrastructure

U.S. Republican lawmakers are wary over Democratic plans to create another large spending bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress needs a bill related to the recovery of the outbreak.But Senate..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Five Democratic Senators Want Verily To use Alternative Method of Authentication At COVID-19 Screenings [Video]

Five Democratic Senators Want Verily To use Alternative Method of Authentication At COVID-19 Screenings

Five U.S. senators asked Alphabet life science company Verily how they will safeguard user data. According to Business Insider, the company collects data on its COVID-19 screening website. To use..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Biden Grows Lead Over Trump In Presidential Election [Video]

Biden Grows Lead Over Trump In Presidential Election

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden grew his lead over President Donald Trump. A poll found that 46 percent of registered voters said they would support Biden against Trump. According to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
New Poll: Biden Vs. Trump [Video]

New Poll: Biden Vs. Trump

Joe Biden is the front runner for the Democratic nomination for President. In nearly every recent poll Biden beats incumbent President Donald Trump. Several polls show Biden beating Trump by..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published
Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Parting Ways With Bernie Sanders? [Video]

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Parting Ways With Bernie Sanders?

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez parting ways with progressives? A new report in Politico seems to suggest AOC is breaking away from Bernie Sanders and The Justice Democrats. The reports reveals that..

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Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill [Video]

Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus..

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House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump [Video]

House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump

Despite GOP congressman Thomas Massie attempting to delay the vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published
Senator Lindsey Graham Wants $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Passed Immediately [Video]

Senator Lindsey Graham Wants $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Passed Immediately

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told his congressional colleagues to “pass the damn bill.” According to Business Insider, Graham wanted the $2 trillion stimulus package quickly passed to help..

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House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package [Video]

House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued partisan barbs Thursday, one day before the chamber is expected to pass the estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:08Published
Defying Trump threat, Democratic group spreads ad blasting coronavirus response [Video]

Defying Trump threat, Democratic group spreads ad blasting coronavirus response

Democratic super PAC Priorities USA said on Thursday it planned to expand its use of an advertisement critical of President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic despite the Trump..

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