1. the principles of the progressive wing of the Democratic party, esp. those advocated under the leadership of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic recovery and social reforms.
2. the domestic program of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, esp. during the period from 1933 to 1941. Cf. Fair Deal, Great Society, New Frontier.
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