Democratic Party (USA)

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The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States of America. The party is considered center-right in US political stream and is one of the oldest political parties in the world. The Democratic Party also holds the record for the lengthiest continuous operation in the United States.

As of 2010, the Democratic Party currently holds a minority of seats in the House of Representatives, but holds a majority of seats in the Senate. It currently holds a minority of state governorships, as well as a minority of state legislatures.

Democratic Party
Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Senate Leader Joe Biden (President), Daniel Inouye (President pro tempore), Harry Reid (Majority Leader)
House Leader Nancy Pelosi
Founded 1828(modern)
Headquarters 430 South Capital Street SE, Washington, D.C., 20003
Seats in Senate 51/100
Seats in House 194/435
Governorships 20/50