A Blue Dog Democrat is a member of the Democratic party in the U.S. House of Representatives whose political philosophy tends to be more moderate or conservative than those of the more liberal Democrats in the body. Blue Dog Democrats strongly advocate for fiscal respon...
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the People's Republic of China and Vietnam are not democratic countries as of 2015. North Korea and Cuba are other countries that do not practice democratic rule.
A democratic process is a practice that allows democracy to exist. Democracy is based on the idea that everyone should have equal rights and be allowed to participate in making important decisions. It is a form of government in which all eligible citizens are allowed eq...
According to a 2013 Gallup poll, the most democratic states are New York, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Rhode Island and Maryland. The heaviest concentration of democratic states is on the East Coast.
Since his initial run for Illinois State Senate, Obama has run as part of the Democratic party and, as of 2014, is serving his second term as President of the United States. As part of the Illinois State Senate, Obama worked with both Democrats and Republicans.
Republican and Democratic philosophies differ on controversial topics such as the role of the military, gun laws, gay and lesbian rights, health care, social welfare programs, tax policy, environmental and energy issues and free trade. Republicans also believe that the ...
According to the 2004 "Democratic Platform for America," Democrats want to create a "path for undocumented aliens to earn citizenship." The party reiterated this message as part of the 2012 Democratic Party Platform.