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It's been one hundred years since the Democrats and the unions allied to help the common man.
Some things have changed for the Democrats since 1908, Michael Kazin writes, and some have not.
Roosevelt expanded the power of the presidency and demonstrated the power of the "bully pulpit"
We can see where the Obama campaign is going with this convention.
At stake was a U.S. Senate seat—but also the definition of democracy and the future of the country.
Jackson's term changed the way Americans thought of the presidency.
Jefferson's election confirmed the emergence of a two-party system in American politics.
It seemed very clear to the Founders, and to the public, that he was the man to lead the new nation.
Lincoln's victory in 1860 triggered the Civil War, and his victory in 1864 allowed him to win it.
Many speeches have been received one way but are remembered quite differently.