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In August, the Democratic Party had nominated as its candidate George B. McClellan, the popular former Union army commander, and it had seemed likely that Lincoln would lose to McClellan.
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Despite the Democratic majority in Congress, the effort to create a national health care system ultimately died when compromise legislation by George J. Mitchell failed to gain a majority of support in August 1994.
Fears were allayed August 27, 2008, when Clinton enthusiastically endorsed Obama at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, saying that all his experience as president assures him that Obama is " ready to lead ".
In the 2nd Congress of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, held in Brussels and London during August 1903, Lenin and Julius Martov disagreed over the membership rules.
The CIA and Argentine intelligence, seeking to unify the anti-Sandinista cause before initiating large-scale aid, persuaded the 15 September Legion, the UDN and several former smaller groups to merge in August 1981 as the Nicaraguan Democratic Force ( Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense, FDN ).
David Rice Atchison ( August 11, 1807January 26, 1886 ) was a mid-19th century Democratic United States Senator from Missouri.
On August 15, 2008 Chen resigned from the Democratic Progressive Party and apologized thus: " Today I have to say sorry to all of the DPP members and supporters.
The Democratic Front succeeded the National Liberation Front in August 1945 and the first elections in post-war Albania were held on 2 December.
Kinnock gained attention in the United States in 1987 when it was discovered that then-Senator Joe Biden of Delaware plagiarized one of Kinnock's speeches during his 1988 presidential campaign in a speech at a Democratic debate in Iowa in August 1987.
In August 1977, the Chairman of the Democratic Party of Puerto Rico, Franklin Delano López, testified before the UN Decolonization Committee denouncing the colonial nature of the Commonwealth Status.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame met with the Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila in Goma on 6 August 2009.
In August 1958, Karl-August Fagerholm's third cabinet, a coalition government led by the Social Democratic Party ( SDP ) and including Kekkonen's party Agrarian League, was formed.
The current Vietnamese state traces its direct linage back to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam ( North Vietnam ) and the 1945 August Revolution led by Hồ Chí Minh.
" According to the Party's statute, amended at the 9th National Congress on 22 April 2001, the CPV was " established and trained by President Hồ Chí Minh, has led the Vietnamese people to carry out successfully the August Revolution, establishing the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam, now the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, to defeat foreign invaders, to abolish the colonial and feudalist regime, to liberate and reunify the country, and then carry out the cause of renovation and socialist construction and firmly defend national independence.
* August 14 – August 17 – The Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles nominates U. S. Vice President Al Gore for President and Senator Joe Lieberman for Vice President.
* August 24 – 27 – The Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City nominates incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson for a full term, and U. S. Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota as his running mate.
* August 31 – The retreat of the Greek Democratic Army in Albania after its defeat at Mount Grammos marks the end of the Greek Civil War.
* August 14 – U. S. President Jimmy Carter defeats Senator Edward Kennedy to win renomination, at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City.
* August 22 – August 30 – Police clash with anti-war protesters in Chicago, Illinois, outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, which nominates Hubert Humphrey for U. S. President, and Edmund Muskie for Vice President.
* August 22 – Alfred E. Smith accepts the Democratic presidential nomination, with WGY / W2XB simulcasting the event on radio and television.
August and Party
The treaty was signed in Moscow on May 26, 1972 by the President of the United States, Richard Nixon and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev ; and ratified by the US Senate on August 3, 1972.
A resistance movement called Otechestven front ( Fatherland front, Bulgarian: Отечествен фронт ) was set up in August 1942 by the Communist Party, the Zveno movement and a number of other parties to oppose the elected government, after a number of Allied victories indicated that the Axis might lose the War.
At a meeting in August 2006 with members of the Rwanda Patriotic Front, Wu Guanzheng, of the Communist Party of China, confirmed the intention of the People's Republic of China to fund a study into the feasibility of constructing a railway connecting at Isaka with the existing Tanzanian railway network, and running via Kigali in Rwanda through to Burundi.
Bogdanov was then involved with setting up Vpered, which ran the Capri Party School from August to December 1909.
Deng Xiaoping ( Pinyin: Dèng Xiǎopíng, ; 22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997 ) was a politician and reformist leader of the Communist Party of China who led China towards a market economy.
Donald Campbell Dewar ( 21 August 1937 – 11 October 2000 ) was a Scottish politician who served as a Labour Party Member of Parliament ( MP ) in Scotland from 1966-1970, and then again from 1978 until his death in 2000.
In August 1943, a secret meeting was held in the town of Mukje between the anti-communist Balli Kombëtar ( National Front ) and the Communist Party of Albania.
Eric Gairy served as Premier from August 1967 until February 1974, as the Grenada United Labour Party party won majorities in both the 1967 and 1972 general elections.
In August 1989, Prime Minister Blaize broke with the GNP to form another new party, The National Party ( TNP ), from the ranks of the NNP.
On August 16, 1996, the Republican Party chose Kemp as its vice presidential nominee, running alongside former Senator Dole.
In August 1934, Ribbentrop founded an organisation linked to the Nazi Party called the Büro Ribbentrop ( later renamed the Dienststelle Ribbentrop ).
In 1997, Kid Rock added drummer / vocalist Stefanie Eulinberg to his band, joining Kenny Olson, Jason Krause, Jimmie Bones, Uncle Kracker, Misty Love, Shirley Hayden and Joe C .. On August 18, 1998, Atlantic released Devil Without a Cause behind the single " Welcome 2 The Party.
Anderson assisted in nailing the Red flag to the roof of the Junior Officers mess in Annan Parbat, in August 1945, after the victory of the Labour Party in the general election was confirmed.
The New Progressive Party ( PNP ) was founded in August, 1967 by Luis A. Ferré, a month after the July 23, 1967 local plebiscite and the year before the PNP won the 1968 elections.
It began on 5 January 1968, when reformist Alexander Dubček was elected the First Secretary of Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, and continued until 21 August when the Soviet Union and all members of the Warsaw Pact, with the notable exception of Romania, invaded the country to halt the reforms.
In August 1991, a coup d ' état attempt by members of Gorbachev's government, directed against Gorbachev and aimed at preserving the Soviet Union, instead led to the end of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
He quit the Communist Party in August 1991, and on 29 October 1991 he was elected speaker of the Supreme Soviet of RSFSR.
Another debate was created by Mike Hihn's claim that the term libertarianism has been used by anarchists longer than by minarchists .< Ref > Mike Hihn, " The Dallas Accord, Minarchists, and why our members sign a pledge ", Washington State Libertarian Party, August 2009 .</ ref > A related internal discussion concerns the philosophical divide over whether the Party should aim to be mainstream and pragmatic, or whether it should focus on being consistent and principled.