U.S. Political Parties – Democratic Party

U.S. Political Parties – Democratic Party

Nickname: Dems

Animal or symbol: Donkey

Party Start Date: 1830 (the oldest political party in the U.S., broke off from the Democratic-Republicans)

Significant members:

• Historical: Andrew Jackson

• Modern: Franklin D. Roosevelt

• Contemporary: Barack Obama

Current alignment: Liberal to progressive, some centrist

Stances: Vary, but generally in favor of social safety nets, environmental protection and equal economic opportunity.

Party color(s): Blue (since 2000, due to the 2000 electoral map)

Donkey

Current logo

Describe in one (1) word:

https://democrats.org/

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