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Social Democratic Party

A political party in Germany. It was established in 1875, making it the oldest party in Germany currently in existence. Throughout its history its ideology has shifted between socialism and seeking social justice within a capitalist state.
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MADRID: Over the course of its 150-year-old history, Germany's Social Democrat Party (SDP), has survived two world wars, the Nazis, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Lawmakers voted 241-7 against Grindeanu in a no-confidence motion, a week after his ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) and a coalition partner withdrew their support from him, accusing him of failing to roll out a range of programmes.
The CHP is becoming a good social democrat party but it has to rebrand itself and change its Kemalist name.
The former Greens and Environment Party lawmaker, Kaplan appointed in his new position by Social Democrat Party leader Stefan Lofven, who won the election on September 14.
In Lithuania, the Social Democrat party of Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, the largest political force, considers itself entitled to the commissioner's seat.
Early forecasts saw the Czech Republic's Social Democrat party the likely biggest vote-getter.
Portariuc belongs to the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD), where he serves as an Executive President of the Botosani chapter.
The opposition Social Democrat party questioned the conservative president's decision, particularly due to the fact that it released many involved in major financial scandals that took place during the 1990s.
Social Democrat Party leader Almazbek Atambayev was named premier Friday with 92 out of 114 votes.
Some months ago, a similar idea about a 'rainbow coalition', which would include the center-right Homeland Union--Lithuanian Christian Democrats, the Liberal Movement and the Social Democrat Party, was publicly suggested by former Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus.
At a standing-room-only screening on the fringes of the Berlin Film Festival in February, more than 1,400 crowded into the headquarters of the Social Democrat Party to see it.
The old Liberal Party and the Social Democrat Party, with whom they merged during the 1980s, were always dirty fighters at both street and parliamentary levels.
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