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Senator Eugene McCarthy's won the most 1968 presidential campaign Democratic primary votes but was denied the nomination at the party's 1968 National Convention?
after an effort to elect
left-wing Democrats to the U.S. Congress failed in 1946, the was disbanded and Union for Democratic Action Americans for Democratic Action formed to replace it?
before he switched to the
GOP, , a Gerald Theunissen Democrat, won a special election in 1996 to the Louisiana Senate by defeating Republican state chairman Mike Francis?
was mayor of Robert King High Miami for ten years and unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Florida as a Democrat in 1966?
became on Robert Adley , the newest , December 10 2007 Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, just fifty-six days after he was easily reelected as a Democrat in the October 20 jungle primary?
became the first Parker Watkins Hardin Democrat to be defeated in a Kentucky gubernatorial election against a Republican candidate, losing to William O'Connell Bradley in 1895?
, the Paul Eggers Texas Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1970, trailed his senatorial ticket mate, George H.W. Bush, by 34,000 votes, and both lost to Democrats?
was elected to the Rafael Fraguela N.J. Assembly as a 33rd District Democrat, became a Republican to run for the N.J. Senate, and returned to the Democrats to vote for a stem cell research bill?
1948, , a Frank W. Mayborn Texas newspaper publisher, cast the tie-breaking vote to certify Lyndon B. Johnson as the Democratic party's U.S. Senate nominee?
in January 2009,
became the only Theodore Hoskins Democratic chairman of a committee in the Missouri House of Representatives?
U.S. Senate confirmed as an Winthrop M. Daniels I.C.C. commissioner by 36–27 after some opposing Democrats voted in favor so as not to offend President Woodrow Wilson by rejecting his friend?
initially had two versions: one signed by Minnesota State Constitution Republicans and the other by Democrats?
Democrat is in his sixth straight term as the Mayor of Jim Naugle Fort Lauderdale and supported only Republicans for President since 1968?
Nebraska Republican Party nabbed Democratic candidate 's namesake Max Yashirin domain name and posted unflattering photos of him there after he stood for Nebraska's 1st congressional district?
Arkansas Democratic politician in 1970 challenged Hayes McClerkin Governor Winthrop Rockefeller's "list" of militants disrupting college and university campuses?
, June 2009 "parliamentary coup" Democrats and Pedro Espada, Jr. Hiram Monserrate agreed to vote with Republicans, giving the minority Republicans control of the New York State Senate?
in his easy re-election in the
2004 North Dakota gubernatorial election John Hoeven was endorsed by the state teachers' union, which normally supports Democrats?
Democratic state legislator of David Farabee Wichita Falls represents one of the most Republican-leaning districts in Texas currently held by a Democrat?
, a south Oscar M. Laurel Texas Mexican-American Democratic state representative known for his flamboyant oratory, opposed a late 1950s bill that would have declared cactus peyote an "unlawful dangerous substance"?
, who won the 2010 Kesha Rogers Democratic primary for Texas's 22nd congressional district, is a follower of the LaRouche movement and has called for the impeachment of President Barack Obama?
Republican Monty Warner called on his Democratic rival Joe Manchin to endorse George Bush for re-election during the ?
2004 West Virginia gubernatorial election
Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon received regular briefings on the Vietnam War from Democratic President Lyndon Johnson during against Nixon's 1968 campaign Johnson's Vice President?
American politician Dean Alfange (pictured) held either appointments or nominations from four different political parties: the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, the American Labor Party, and the Liberal Party of New York?
Republican Governor Bobby Jindal supported , a Joel Chaisson Democrat, to become the new president of the Louisiana State Senate?
New Jersey Assemblymember was one of many Jack Casey Democratic Party incumbents swept out of office in 1991 in what was called an "anti-tax tidal wave"?
Democrat and Paul J. Carmouche Republican face off on December 6, 2008, in one of the final two John C. Fleming U.S. Congressional races of the year, delayed due to Hurricane Gustav?
Democrat Mayor , national co-chairman of Thomas G. Dunn , was "read out of the party" for his support of Democrats for Nixon Republican President Richard Nixon's 1972 re-election bid?
Erie County voters elected to the Antoine Thompson New York State Senate after he defeated cousins Marc Coppola and Al Coppola during the 2006 Democratic primary election?
U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey (pictured) entered the 1968 presidential race too late to participate in the Democratic primaries, and had to use " favorite son" candidates as stand-ins for his ?
Wayne Morse won the Democratic primary in an attempt to reclaim his Senate seat in the but died prior to the general election?
1974 Oregon United States Senate election
, a Frank T. Norman Louisiana Democrat, was among the first members of his party to lose a general election to a Republican opponent, as the two-party system began to sprout in the American South?
, an incoming Gerald Long Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate, is believed to be the only Long family member to have held significant public office in Louisiana outside the Democratic Party?
, a Jeanne Labuda Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives elected in 2006, was a Peace Corps volunteer in Liberia?
, a Frank Fulco Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives between 1956 and 1972, was once honored on his House floor by the government of Italy for his long involvement in Italian American causes?
complained of the D. John Markey Democratic Party's 82-year grip on Maryland after the close and controversial 1946 Senate race against Governor Herbert O'Conor?
, a Camille Gravel Louisiana Democrat and civil rights advocate, was highly influential in state and national politics despite never holding office?
was a Captan Jack Wyly Democratic Party power broker in Lake Providence, Louisiana, which was labeled by in 1997 as the poorest city in the Time magazine United States?
Democrat Bob Holden was the first incumbent Missouri Governor to ?
lose a primary
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Question 1: Where are the headquarters of Democratic Party (United States)?
Question 2: What ideology does Democratic Party (United States) subscribe to?
Question 3: America Votes and the ________ are liberal umbrella organizations that push for progressive causes.
Question 4: Immigration and ________ is deemed positive; liberals favor cultural pluralism, a system in which immigrants retain their native culture in addition to adopting their new culture.
Question 5: They have also sought to prevent reinstatement of the death penalty in those states which currently prohibit it, including Massachusetts and ________.
Question 7: Who of the following was chairman of Democratic Party (United States)?
Question 8: While the American ________ has lost much of its political strength with the decline of labor unions, it remains a stronghold of the Democratic Party and continues as an essential part of the Democratic base. [34 ]
Question 9: Both the AFL-CIO and Change to Win have identified their top legislative priority for 2007 as passage of the ________.
Question 10: Agrarian Democrats demanding Free Silver overthrew the Bourbon Democrats in 1896 and nominated ________ for the presidency (a nomination repeated by Democrats in 1900 and 1908).