A moderate Democrat is someone who sides with the Democratic Party but whose political views tend to fall more toward the middle of the political spectrum. The American political system measures party belief on a left- and right-wing spectrum. Extreme conservatives are on the extreme right, and extr
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.
Many countries have democratic governments under different constitutional forms. France, Germany, India, Ireland and Italy are constitutional republics, while Japan, Spain, the Netherlands, Canada and the United Kingdom are constitutional monarchies. The United States, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico h
The number of Democrats serving in the U.S. House of Representatives changes with each election cycle, but as of April 2014, only 199 Democrats hold elected office in this Congressional chamber. Democrats are the minority party out of 435 members.
The Democratic Party typically supports more spending on education, striving for national education standards and government controlled options for choosing schools such as charter schools and magnet schools. The Democratic Party has historically been against school choice outside of government cont
There is no objective definition that exists to determine which countries in the world are democratic. However, relative degrees of democracy can be established between countries. Some regions that are considered to be the most democratic include Sweden, Iceland and the Netherlands. Countries that a
According to the PR Newswire website, as of 2014, the world's leading democratic countries are, in order of their standard of democracy: Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Germany, Ireland and Belgium. This makes the elected leaders of Norway and Switzerland, wh
Elected as the 44th president of the United States, President Barack Obama is a registered Democrat. Although he was born in Hawaii, he hails from the state of Illinois, where he served as the state's junior senator.
According to Democrats.org, as of 2015, the core beliefs of the Democratic Party are "that this country succeeds when everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same rules." Another belief Democrats hold is that people are greater together than alone.
The traditional democratic theory emphasizes the values of liberty, equality and justice in any system of governance. It promotes the rule of majority, while protecting minority rights and maintaining the readiness to compromise. The traditional democratic rule recognizes everyone’s worth and dignit