All this draws an interesting question mark over the democratic future.
“He is a superior debater,” says Paul Begala, the democratic strategist from Texas.
In the spring of 1976, when Mark was 12, Sargent Shriver conceded defeat in his race for the democratic presidential nomination.
The clarification did not help, to say the least, and Mourdock now badly trails his conservative democratic opponent.
Recent polls put Republican former lieutenant governor James “Duke” Aiona over his democratic opponent by seven points.
It has crept in as an infiltration, as one might call it, from the democratic system.
More than any of the others, the Twentieth Century will be democratic.
Just as in England the people are too democratic for the government, in India the government is too democratic for the people.
It originated, beyond a question, in the democratic element.
Why should the democratic party lay claim to any anti-trust glory?
c.1600, from French démocratique, from Medieval Latin democraticus, from Greek demokratikos "of or for democracy; favoring democracy," from demokratia (see democracy). Earlier was democratian (1570s).
As a political faction name, from 1790 in reference to France. U.S. political usage (with a capital D) attested from c.1800. The party originally was the Anti-Federal party, then the Democratic-Republican (Democratic for short). It formed among those opposed to extensive powers for the U.S. federal government. The name of the party was not formally shortened to Democratic until 1829. Democratic socialism is attested from 1849.