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POLS 206 9/27/2011 Political Parties in the  United States, cont.
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IV. How Different Are the Two  Parties? Supporters l Democrats African Americans      64% Hispanics                  41% White                       27% “rich”                       27% “poor”                      42% Evangelicals              27% Catholics                  44%   Hispanic Catholic     61% Women                    36% Men                         27% Below high school     39% College ed.               27% l R e p u b l i c a n s A r c a A
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IV. How Different are Parties, cont.  Platforms l Democrat --pro-choice --government role --welfare --diplomacy, intl. cooperation --social spending --environmental protection      Climate Change l R e p u b l i c a n - - p r o - i
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So Who are the Tea Party?
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I. The “Weakness” Issue l Argument: U.S. Political Parties are  “Weak” 1. Americans are not tied to them -- don’t provide jobs, job help --we  don’t actively participate in them 2. Parties cannot “force” will on members     --”Mavericks: John McCain (R)      Joe Lieberman (D)
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Reason 1: End of Party  “Machines” William “Boss” Tweed  (D) New York 1800s Huey Long (D) Louisiana  1920s-1960s Richard “Boss” Daley  (D) Chicago 1950s-
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