Democrat

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to the Democratic-Republican Party, the modern Democratic Party was founded around 1828. There have been 15 Democratic presidents, the first being Andrew Jackson, who served from 1829 to 1837; the most recent is the current president, Barack Obama, who has served since 2009.Since the 1930s, the party has promoted a social liberal platform. Until the late 20th century the party had a powerful conservative and populist wing based in the rural South, which over time has greatly diminished.
Posts about Democrat
  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    … We try hard to keep politics out of this blog. Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, claim no affiliation or belong to another party, most of us agree that fraud, greed and corruption is bad. As a leading plaintiff’s law firm, we have successfully prosecuted False Claims Act whistleblower cases under both Republican and Democratic…

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  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    … We try hard to keep politics out of this blog. Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, claim no affiliation or belong to another party, most of us agree that fraud, greed and corruption is bad. As a leading plaintiff’s law firm, we have successfully prosecuted False Claims Act whistleblower cases under both Republican and Democratic…

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  • Pharmaceutical Whistleblowers – The WAR on Big Pharma Begins

    … Pharmaceutical Whistleblowers – The WAR on Big Pharma Begins January 17, 2017 by Brian Mahany Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Agree that Big Pharma Must Rein in Prescription Drug Costs Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are about as polar opposites as two politicians can be. Sanders is a “tax the rich” liberal Democrat. Trump is the rich guy…

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  • Draining the Swamp – Big Biz and Lobbyists (Whistleblower Post)

    … in the Empire State and that was just for the first six months of 2016. The hospitals in New York spent $1.5 million for the same six month period. And the NY State Nurses Association? $2.3 million. The president elect talks about “draining the swamp”. Whether you identify as a Republican or Democrat, tens of millions of Americans were sympathetic…

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  • SEC Plans to Implement New Fiduciary Rule and Third Party Examinations

    … are required to pass any new rule. In a recent voice vote, the Senate Banking Committee approved nominees Republican Hester Pierce and Democrat Lisa Fairfax, but it is not clear when the full Senate will schedule a vote confirming or denying the nominees. More than a year ago, SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White indicated that she supports a uniform…

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  • Puerto Rico Bonds – JUNK!

    … to be borrow, borrow, and borrow. Unfortunately for Puerto Rico, the “tomorrow” came early and the territory failed to pay back the money they borrowed from investors. For holders of Puerto Rico bonds or bond funds such as that offered by UBS, that means disaster. Puerto Rico wants Congress to allow it to file for bankruptcy protection…

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  • Aren’t we Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

    … Human Rights Law. By it’s wording, HRL 296(16) purports to make it legal for both private institutions and the State to discriminate against a a person charged, but not convicted, of petit larceny, when it comes to housing. In other words, if you are a 19-year old woman with no criminal record, but you have recently been wrongly accused of shoplifting…

    Adam Militello/ DWI Law & Criminal Defense Blog- 10 readers -
  • Child Pornography

    … Child pornography isn’t a popular subject, and many defense attorneys won’t represent people charged with these types of crimes. The reality is that the production and possession of child pornography is illegal under both state and federal law, and it is fairly common to see headlines like this one “Greece man accused of having child pornography…

    Adam Militello/ DWI Law & Criminal Defense Blog- 13 readers -
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