Democrats prefer limiting tax cuts to middle- and low-income families, while corporations and wealthy individuals should pay higher taxes.
Republicans believe in tax cuts to all firms and individuals, regardless of income level.
Democrats frequently support increased government control and regulation of the healthcare system, like the ACA, guaranteeing everyone accesses to healthcare coverage.
Republicans oppose health policies like the ACA (Affordable Care Act). They believe that much government involvement in the healthcare industry will raise expenses and diminish the quality of treatment.
Democrats prefer more progressive approaches, like the Common Core System.
Republicans want more conservative educational reforms, such as longer school days and more concentrated programs.
Democrats favour giving more money to students in the form of loans and grants.
Republicans favour private-sector lending over government financing.
Democrats have a history of supporting legislation that restricts certain freedoms.
Republicans think that people should have the freedom to choose what they do and do not do, as long as it does not break existing laws.
Democrats are more progressive, thinking that instead of focusing on punishments, people involved in nonviolent acts, like drug trafficking, should be rehabilitated.
Republicans typically believe in harsher penalties for crimes such as the illegal sale of narcotics.
Democrats strongly oppose the death penalty.
They support the death penalty.
Democrats favour regulating drilling for oil and other fossil fuels to safeguard the environment.
Republicans believe in extending drilling activities to generate more energy at a lower cost to consumers.
Democrats advocate for alternative energy sources.
Republicans believe that the market forces should determine viable energy sources.
Democrats advocate for more targeted strikes and limited troop deployment.
Republicans call for an all-out military operation to topple authoritarian regimes that mistreat their people and constitute a threat to others.
Democrats believe that the government should manage social programs such as welfare policies, unemployment compensation, food stamps, and health policies like the ACA and Obamacare to assist individuals in need. They favour spending more tax resources on these services.
Republicans recognize the significance of these social programs, but they advocate for tighter rules and less funding. Republicans believe in funding private entities that assist the needy.
Democrats want to raise the minimum wage so that people can spend their money on better goods.
Republicans usually oppose raising the minimum wage, claiming that businesses must keep prices low to survive and ensure that all Americans have access to quality goods and services.
Democrats favour trade restrictions.
Republicans support free trade to keep consumer prices low and businesses successful.
Democrats have more liberal views, supporting abortion and homosexual marriage. However, they argue in favour of gun control legislation, restricting gun ownership.
Republicans are conservative. They oppose same-sex marriage. Moreover, they argue against abortion and believe in gun culture.