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Blacks and the Democratic Party

There was a big move to Democratic voting in Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration, and another in Lyndon B. Johnson’s..Read more


Historical Archives-Washington Party Acts to Gain Spot on Ballot

(10/20/1990) Harold Washington died almost three years ago, but in the raucous world of Chicago politics his name--if not, perhaps, his spirit--lives on in the form of a now-you-see-it-now-you-don't political party that could cause major problems for Chicago Democrats..Read more