When true democracy exists, public opinion is a powerful force. This is true about the United States where political parties have come and gone over the years, ebbing and flowing on the wave of public opinion.
However, a constant in the US polity has arguably been the two-party system and a mass of politicians playing the game as masterfully as they know how. Below are 12 facts about US political parties you never knew.
George Washington was the only American president to not be affiliated with a political party.