The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its 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.
Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald.. Reuters - Published
Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and.. Reuters - Published
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday held a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on President Donald Trump seem inevitable. Jonah Green..
Reuters reports Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system. During a speech in..
According to Politico, Top Democrats and Republicans will meet with White House officials next week to begin talks on a budget deal. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate..
The House has passed a bill extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans. According to Politico, the Equality Act would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and..
Former Vice President Joe Biden's vote on the Iraq War could hurt him in 2020. Business Insider reports that a new poll found 42% of voters between the ages of 18 to 29 said his vote on the war makes..
After Alabama moved to ban nearly all abortions, Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday told supporters in Atlanta that "extremists" have "no right" to influence intimate and..
President Donald Trump said he wants to make changes to the immigration system. According to Reuters, he wants the system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicant. Trump wants the focus to..
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his run for the 2020 presidential election. De Blasio said his record of progressive accomplishments will help him beat President Donald Trump. According to..
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he hopes the US is not "going to war with Iran." The US and Iran are in the midst of a military standoff after the Trump administration deployed military assets..
A small Turkish center-right party said on Thursday it would not take part in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, which the main opposition party candidate won by a tiny margin in.. Reuters - Published
Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S... Reuters - Published
Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are.. Reuters - Published
A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the.. Reuters - Published
Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend. Reuters - Published
Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahead.. Reuters - Published