Info 101: Political Parties

A brief description of the seven most common political parties in the US, in their own words.
 
Most of the American political debate centers on the two major parties – Democrats and Republicans. It’s easy to think that we should eliminate political parties altogether, but it would never work. Aristotle noted that humans are political animals and will always form associations based on common beliefs and experiences. Or more succinctly, we spend our time with people who see life the same way that we do.    Contrary to common belief, the US Constitution does not require a two-party system, or any parties at all.  They’re not even mentioned.

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