The Democratic Party has undergone many a migration over the centuries; it’s unrecognizable from the party originally started by Madison and Jefferson to oppose President Washington’s economic  agenda.

From its inception, though, one thing has never changed: the Democratic Party has always been, in some way, the pro-slavery party.”

John F. Di Leo assesses the big political picture in Illinois and the nation just before a contentious, divided election, at Illinois Review.

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