What is a Democrat Anyway?

By Chris McManigal First of a 4-part series spotlighting the Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Green Party. The Democratic party, founded in 1828, is one of the main two political parties in the US. The party has undergone many changes throughout its history, but is presently regarded as the more liberal, or left-wing, of these parties. One of the hallmarks of the Democratic party is their favorable stance on government intervention. Democrats believe that government has an important role to play in our lives in order to bring about a fairer…

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