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History of the Democratic National Convention

Andrew Jackson foundered the modern Democratic Party around 1828, which makes it the oldest political party in the world at nearly two centuries old. The party combined economic liberalism and social conservatism and was popular mostly in the rural South. The Democratic and Republican parties basically started to switch platforms...

Possible Democratic Candidates in 2020 Presidential Election

It’s still three years away from the 2020 US election but many Democrats are thinking ahead to who will be at the top of the ticket to face President Trump. Here are some of the most likely candidates for the nomination: Former Vice President Joe Biden It seems Biden has...

Top Crazy Republican Things

Sometimes, you have to be reminded of the funny and cringy things in life. Ever thought about how republicans have changed the internet? Things like websites offering best crossbows , $30 maga hats, and online gun stores.A recent study in mid-2017 showed that about one-quarter of Millennial had left...

Have Democrats Made Progress?

Democrats were hoping for big results following multiple losses in special elections after the 2016 presidential election. Here were some of the key results from the 2017 elections: Democrats Following the 2016 election it seemed like the party was in serious trouble. In fact, the party’s liberal and centrist wings...

State of the US Democratic Party in 2018

State of the US Democratic Party The 2016 US elections were a wake-up call for the Democratic Party. Donald Trump won the electoral college even though he lost the popular vote, and the former is how the US president is officially selected. Meanwhile, while the Democrats picked up 2 seats...

What actually happens at the Democratic National Convention?

What is the Democratic National Convention? The Democratic National Convention is the political meeting of the Democratic Party to nominate the Party’s Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates. The convention also aims to set the goals or platform of the Democratic Party.  The conventions have been held since 1832. At the...

Best Presidents of the United States

We all have our notion of the best Presidents of the United States. But what do the historians who chronicle modern history have to say? C-Span’s Presidential Historians survey polled almost 100 historians for the 2017 version in which President Barack Obama was included for the first time. Historians...

Democrats hoping for Vegas #RNC16

Las Vegas is one of the RNC's finalists for the 2016 convention, and plenty of Republicans are calling it the favorite, based on the hope that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson would contribute generously, obviating the financial worries that plague most host committees. But Playbook has learned that American Bridge,...

2010 Census — Michigan

Michigan is unique among the 50 states in that it is the only state that actually lost population during the past decade.  Despite this fact, it only lost one congressional seat. About half of the counties in Michigan lost population.  Wayne County (home to Detroit) continued to lose population as...

Census 2010 — New York

After the 2000 census, New York had 29 representatives.  The first four districts were all located on Long Island in the counties of Suffolk and Nassau.  The Fifth District included parts of Queens and Nassau.  The next eleven districts were entirely within New York City.  The Seventeenth District included parts...