On the Democratic
side, the question is whether this nomination is Hillary Clinton's for the asking.
By 1933 the Republican Party of Reconstruction and the Civil War was essentially indistinguishable from the Southern wing of the Democratic
Party: racist, bigoted and benighted.
In order for the power of the people to be deployed in this fashion, any power claiming to be democratic
will be forced to exert its power in constructing a "people" to its own advantage.
That recent, postcolonial history underlines the degree to which national processes of democratic
advance and retreat are affected by transnational arenas.
We must do everything we can to develop our relationship to its full potential, and help Indonesia succeed as a modern, democratic
power, one that acts as a positive force on the global stage and ensures prosperity for its people at home.
During this period of successful Democratic
fundraising, Republican-leaning "527s" stepped in to help the Republican ticket.
Until the start of next year's primaries and caucuses, the campaigns of the Democratic
candidates will largely focus on Bush, the presumptive GOP nominee in 2004.
Still, spurred on by Humphrey and other Northern liberals, the delegates to the 1948 Democratic
Convention adopted a platform that called for equal opportunity in the workplace, in politics, and in the military.
Shortly after 1968 the reign of democratic
unanimity began, a unanimity so widely and deeply shared that communism itself, speaking through Mikhail Gorbachev's mouth, declared that it no longer existed.
To develop political and democratic
culture in the society, the experts underscored the need for establishment of National Democracy Commission (NDC) with a mandate to work for the promotion of political tolerance and democratic
values in the society.
Tully points out that the concrete practices of freedom are modifying the forms and loci of democratic
citizenship in novel ways, and also the rules of political studies.
In this paper I integrate the literature on the democratic
criteria of political equality and accountability, the relationship between democracy and human rights, and the dangers of group polarization and conformity in democratic
discourse, with the issues of the future prospects of democratic
governance, the procedural requirements of modern democracy, and the quest for post-national democracy.
Last November's Democratic
victory catapulted party leaders like Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and Rahm Emanuel into prominence.
The Granite State, that rugged Republican stronghold tucked in among liberal Massachusetts, "crunchy granola" Vermont, and former bellwether Maine in the northeast corner of the United States, has, or will soon have, a Democratic
governor, a Democratic
House, a Democratic
Senate, a Democratic
Governor's Council and two Democratic
After winning the August primary in her heavily Democratic
district, Jolie Justus is all but assured to become Missouri's first openly lesbian state senator this November, joining Jeanette Mott Oxford, a lesbian incumbent Missouri house member, who also won her primary.