democrat vs democratic : Common Errors in English

About democrat vs democratic

Certain Republican members of Congress have played the childish game inrecent years of referring to the opposition as the “Democrat Party,”hoping to imply that Democrats are not truly democratic. They succeedonly in making themselves sound ignorant, and so will you if you imitatethem. The name is “Democratic Party.” After all, we don’t say “Republic Party.”

democrat Meaning(s)

  • (n) a member of the Democratic Party
  • (n) an advocate of democratic principles

democratic Meaning(s)

  • (a) characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality
  • (a) belong to or relating to the Democratic Party
  • (s) representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large

democrat in News

  1. Democrat-Gazette reporter wins honor

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter Chad Day will receive the Arkansas Press Association’s Freedom of Information Award on June 28 at the trade group’s annual Honors Banquet in Eureka Springs, according to the association’s news release.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  2. Democrat Bill Daley Announces Candidacy for Governor

    Becomes first Democrat to challenge incumbent Governor Pat Quinn
    on June 11, 2013 Source: WTVO - WQRF Rockford

  3. Democrat: IRS Manager Denies Targeting Of Conservative Groups

    Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings tells CNN that testimony from a key IRS official contradicts the claim that "Tea Party" and "patriot" groups were singled out for political reasons.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: NPR

democratic in News

  1. Democratic leaders in Congress quietly renew push for tougher gun laws

    Democratic leaders in Congress and the White House renewed their push for gun legislation on Thursday, just months after it was defeated in the Senate, amid delicate talks on a new background-check measure that advocates hope could change enough votes from no to yes.        
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Boston Globe

  2. Sole black Democratic senator casts doubt on need for 'black agenda' from Obama

    WASHINGTON — The sole Democratic African-American senator cast doubt on the need for a "black agenda" from the president and on its chances of passage in Congress during a Democratic forum with largely African-American reporters Wednesday.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Democratic Ticket for States Races Determined

    The Democratic ticket for Virginia has been determined. Terry McAuliffe will be the candidate for Governor, Ralph Northam will be the candidate for Lieutenant Governor, and Mark Herring gets the nomination for Attorney General.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WCAV Charlottesville

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