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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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Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges [Video]

Biden, Trump show opposing views as COVID-19 surges

[NFA] President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road as..

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Alyssa Milano and Sophie Turner react to final U.S. presidential debate [Video]

Alyssa Milano and Sophie Turner react to final U.S. presidential debate

Alyssa Milano and Sophie Turner led the celebrity reactions to the final U.S. presidential debate between incumbent leader Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

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Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint [Video]

Last debate over, candidates enter final sprint

[NFA] In the final sprint to Election Day, President Donald Trump doubled down on his attempt to win over the senior vote in Florida on Friday, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden vowed to kill the..

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Half million COVID-19 deaths possible by February -study [Video]

Half million COVID-19 deaths possible by February -study

[NFA] The COVID-19 death toll could reach a half million in the United States by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, researchers with the University of Washington's Institute for..

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Trump and Biden Face Off in Final Debate [Video]

Trump and Biden Face Off in Final Debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden met in Nashville for the debate, moderated by Kristen Welker of NBC News.

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Democrats boycott Senate vote on Supreme Court pick [Video]

Democrats boycott Senate vote on Supreme Court pick

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'I'm the least racist person in this room': Trump [Video]

'I'm the least racist person in this room': Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump, pressed on the issue of Black Lives Matter at the final presidential debate Thursday said, "I'm the least racist person in this room." Democratic presidential nominee Joe..

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Biden: I never took 'a penny from any foreign source' [Video]

Biden: I never took 'a penny from any foreign source'

During Thursday's final presidential debate, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden accused each other of corruption after they were asked about national security.

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Ex-Hunter Biden associate claims evidence against Biden family [Video]

Ex-Hunter Biden associate claims evidence against Biden family

A former business associate of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's son Hunter said on Thursday (October 22) that he was turning devices over to the FBI with evidence to support allegations..

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'We're dying with it': Biden spars with Trump on COVID-19 [Video]

'We're dying with it': Biden spars with Trump on COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden clashed over the coronavirus pandemic during their second and last debate, with Biden saying Trump has downplayed the threat,..

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Democratic Sen. Doug Jones Set To Take On Tuberville In Bruising Alabama Senate Fight [Video]

Democratic Sen. Doug Jones Set To Take On Tuberville In Bruising Alabama Senate Fight

Alabama Sen. Doug Jones is the only Democratic Senator from the Deep South. Jones is running against Tommy Tuberville. In December 2017 Jones narrowly won a special election to replace former Sen. Jeff..

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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing..

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Final debate a chance for Trump to reset race [Video]

Final debate a chance for Trump to reset race

[NFA] Thursday night's face-off may be one of Republican President Donald Trump's last opportunities to sway voters ahead of an election in which polls show him trailing Democratic challenger Joe..

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Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican' [Video]

Jennifer Lawrence endorses Democrat Joe Biden after confessing she was a 'little Republican'

Jennifer Lawrence has joined the celebrities endorsing Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden after confessing she was once a "little Republican", who voted for late Senator John McCain over..

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Stimulus Package Is Unlikely Before the Election, Says Goldman Sachs [Video]

Stimulus Package Is Unlikely Before the Election, Says Goldman Sachs

As stimulus negotiations between Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Steve Mnuchin continue.

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50 Cent opposed Joe Biden's tax proposals because he ‘doesn’t want to be 20 cent' [Video]

50 Cent opposed Joe Biden's tax proposals because he ‘doesn’t want to be 20 cent'

50 Cent has doubled down on his criticism of Democratic nominee Joe Biden's proposed tax policy.

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Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut [Video]

Obama blasts Trump in 2020 campaign trail debut

Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican president's Election Day face-off..

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