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First, the Senate filibuster restricts the ability of a major party to write sweeping legislation without a supermajority (which Democrats are unlikely to obtain).
As the first anniversary of President Trump’s election win approaches, frustration and sadness over the loss of the first woman to be nominated for president by a major party has only seemed to grow more palpable among her supporters.
Clarkson is one of many pop belters in a mutual-admiration society with the first female presidential nominee for a major party.
Anyone who has observed both major parties over the decades knows that each party has its share of fools, knaves, and outright crooks.
Three of the six major parties have put forth female candidates for the chancellorship in 2017.
Carter blamed both major parties for an inability to pass any major immigration law overhaul since a 1986 law signed by President Ronald Reagan.
For the first time in at least two decades, 60 of Virginia's 100 House of Delegates seats — which are all in play this fall — have candidates representing both major parties.
The state apparatus of both major parties has seized on the rallies, with Democrats promoting them, and Republicans seeking a rally permit of their own.
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