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  1. 4 days ago · Definition The percentage of people who took between 0 and 7 "Democratic" positions on 7 issues. According to psychology professors Gordon Heltzel and Kristin Laurin, political polarization occurs when "subsets of a population adopt increasingly dissimilar attitudes toward parties and party members (i.e., affective polarization), as well as ideologies and policies (ideological polarization)".

  2. 3 days ago · Majority Whip. Tom Emmer (R-MN) Minority Leader. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) Minority Whip. Katherine Clark (D-MA) Party leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives. Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives, also known as floor leaders, are congresspeople who coordinate legislative initiatives and serve as the chief spokespersons ...

  3. 2 days ago · Independent Party of Oregon – 137,972. Oregon Progressive Party – 3,213. Others – 16,703. ^ "Other" political affiliations listed as follows: American Independent Party – 85,243. United Utah – 3,087. Forward Party – 65. ^ Includes three Independent Senators who all caucus with the Democratic Party.

  4. 2 days ago · The 1976 United States presidential election was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976. Democrat Jimmy Carter, former Governor of Georgia, defeated incumbent Republican president Gerald Ford in a narrow victory. This was the first presidential election since 1932 in which the incumbent was defeated, as ...

  5. 4 days ago · The 1960 United States presidential election was the 44th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960. In a closely contested election, Democratic Senator John F. Kennedy defeated the incumbent Republican Vice President (and future president) Richard Nixon. This was the first election in which 50 states ...

  6. 1 day ago · e. This is a list of individuals serving in the United States House of Representatives (as of May 6, 2024, the 118th Congress ). [1] The membership of the House comprises 435 seats for representatives from the 50 states, apportioned by population, as well as six seats for non-voting delegates from U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.

  7. 3 days ago · Martin Van Buren ( / væn ˈbjʊərən / van BURE-ən; Dutch: Maarten van Buren [ˈmaːrtə (n) vɑm ˈbyːrə (n)] ⓘ; December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American lawyer, diplomat, and statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. A primary founder of the Democratic Party, he served as New York's ...

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