Democratic Party history

Published: Sep 26 2012 07:46:39 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 01:35:00 PM EDT

The Democratic Party is one of the oldest political parties in the world. Take a look at the key leaders, dates and policies that make up the history of the Democratic Party.

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The Democratic Party is one of the oldest political parties in the world, older than the Republican Party.

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