The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. The Democratic Party has promoted a social liberal, social democratic and a progressive platform since 1930 and the Democratic Party’s Congressional caucus is assembled of left-wing libertarians, centrists, liberals and progressives. The Democratic Party has the longest standing record of continuous service in office and the one of the oldest political parties in existence. Barack Obama, the current President of the United States, is the President belonging to the Democratic Party. Although the Democratic Party has the majority of seats in the Senate, the Democratic Party is the minority of seats in the House Of Representatives and state governorships and control of a minority of state legislatures as of the 2010 elections.