Advantages And Disadvantages Of Political Parties

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American political parties have continually shifted in dominance as our culture has progressed The changing cultural climate of the United States calls for incumbents and candidates to find new approaches to maintaining and gaining support in their campaigns. The progression of technology and social media has made the accessibility of candidates to the general public far more attainable. Social media is often an important part of exposure for any campaign but especially for candidates such as third party and independents who are often excluded from debates and news coverage due to their lack of viability. The goals and strategies of political parties and campaigns both advantage and disadvantage the very concepts of pluralism and basis of …show more content…
Bush. In many ways Obama has been one of the most accomplished democratic presidents succeeding in places where his predecessors had failed. One of the biggest goals of American liberals dating all the way back to teddy Roosevelt regarding domestic policy was the enactment of a national health insurance plan. The numerous attempts by American progressives of either party have consistently failed until the Obama administration had finally succeeded. Though the affordable care act isn’t perfect and sill leave many without insurance Obama created a foundation for universal health care and successfully established the concept of health care as a right. Though Obama has been personally successful during his presidency hi success have often lead the movement of the democratic ideology increasingly to the left. While many moderately liberal policy pas in congress the further left the Democratic Party moves the less probability there is of the democratic representative winning the house or states. This is largely to do with the low voter turnout of the midterm election by the democrats. Democrats have steadily been losing power at the state level since Obama’s reelection. In 2009 democrats had complete control over twenty state governments, currently democrats only have control in twelve states and of those twelve states they only have full control in eight. The loss of control over state governments by the party in power is a commonality during two term election and is referred to as a Wave Election, and I defined as when a single party gain at least one senate seat and at least twenty house seats. Some polls data suggest the potential of a democratic wave election this November; many polls are also predicting the likely chance of Hillary Clinton winning the

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