WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- What We Stand For. From, Al; Reed, Bruce // Blueprint;Mar2005, Vol. 2005 Issue 1, p4
Explains the purpose of the U.S. Democratic Party. Challenges faced by the party; Democratic candidates in 15 elections who have won a majority of the popular vote for president since Franklin Roosevelt; Significance of the swing voters to the party.
- DEMOCRATIC CONVENTIONS IN HISTORY. McPike, Erin // Campaigns & Elections (1996);
Presents a timeline of important Democratic Party conventions in the U.S. First Democratic presidential nomination convention in Baltimore, Maryland; Establishment of the Democratic National Committee; Year when two national conventions where held; Duration of the shortest Democratic convention.
- The Future of the Democratic Party. // New Republic;7/7/20, Vol. 23 Issue 292, p163
Focuses on the history and record of the Democratic Party of the U.S. Continuous experience of the party which entitles it to be called the oldest living organized political party; Union of a majority of American people in an effective allegiance to the democratic idea; Party's loss of the...
- LEFT OF CENTER. // New Republic;11/29/48, Vol. 119 Issue 22, p22
Focuses on the U.S. politics. Discussion on trade-union officers who are moving into the House of Representatives; Transformation of the Democratic Party into a special American variation of the European People's Fronts; Details of the campaign of the International Association of Machinists;...
- Walk Through Warsaw. Halle, Louis J. // New Republic;10/3/64, Vol. 151 Issue 14, p15
Reports that Poland is governed by a Council of State made up of 17 members. Information that nine of these belong to the Polish United Worker's Party, five to the United Peasant Party and two to the Democratic Party, while the remaining one is a non-party deputy; Fact that the official emblem,...
- DO THE PARTIES OR THE PEOPLE OWN THE ELECTORAL PROCESS? Hasen, Richard L. // University of Pennsylvania Law Review;Jan2001, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p843
Focuses on the protection rendered by courts to political party organizations from infringements in the United States. Advantage of major political parties over minor parties in the two-party system; Relationship between voters and party organizations; Lack of structural and legal advantage of...
- Letter from America. Ashford, Nigel // Institute of Public Affairs Review;Mar2003, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p26
Presents an outlook on U.S. politics, as of March 2003. Information on 2002 mid-term victory of Republicans; Views on Republican leadership; Impact of Democratic party decisions on the balance between the parties; Potential stand of Democrats on the war against terrorism.
- Class war is hell: A tax fight begins. Miller, Matthew // U.S. News & World Report;06/30/97, Vol. 122 Issue 25, p24
Discusses the differences between Republicans and Democrats in terms of their views of tax policy. The tax plan being proposed for 1997, being the first broad tax cut in a decade; The politics behind family tax credits; The prevention of confusion of tax relief with welfare; The importance of...
- PARTISANSHIP AND THE PARTY SYSTEM. Converse, Philip E.; Pierce, Roy // Political Behavior;Sep1992, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p239
The defining properties of party identification long established for the United States fail with some frequency to be replicated in electoral systems abroad. A number of plausible suggestions have been made to account for this system-level variability: Most of these have some face merit, but...