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America’s two-party system explained in one simple video

These parties have been raging for over 160 years.


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Posted on Sep 14, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 12:34 am CDT

For years Republicans and Democrats have traded political power back and forth, but that’s not really what the founding fathers intended. So how did America arrive at a two-party system? It’s all thanks to our electoral process and something known as a plurality.

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*First Published: Sep 14, 2016, 6:25 pm CDT