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Friday Talking Points -- Racist Domestic Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's been a rollercoaster week in the political world, beginning with Hillary Clinton shifting the gears of her campaign by holding her first big rally, which was immediately followed by the man we're going to call "Jeb! Bush!" finally officially announcing his own candidacy.

The DNC Has The Best Reaction To Donald Trump Announcing His Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics

If there's one thing that celebrity hotelier and reality star Donald Trump's presidential campaign promises, it's comedy. After cascading down an e...

Kate Sheppard

Jeb Bush: It's 'Intellectual Arrogance' To Agree With Scientists About Humans Driving Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Wednesday that while he acknowledges "the climate is changing," he's not clear on...

Democrats Renew Call to Reform, Justice and Investment in Our Communities

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

So when I read about Freddie Gray, it brought the fight for change into focus. Yes, I can blog and tweet and march and hashtag -- and I will -- but as a political organizer by heart and habit, I believe my calling is to insist that the candidates I support take action to create jobs and justice.

New York Teachers: I Asked Weingarten About the Hochul Robocall

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 06.27.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Even though Hochul was listed separately on the ballot in the primary, Weingarten acknowledged in her September 8, 2014, robocall that she was performing the call on behalf of the Democratic Party -- and the Democratic Party considered Hochul to complete the Cuomo re-election ticket.

Igor Bobic

Democrats Endorse Donald Trump In 2016 Presidential Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are jumping with glee over news that Donald Trump is officially exploring a run for president. Democratic National Committe...

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Slams Rudy Giuliani For 'Ugly' Obama Comments

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) on Thursday denounced former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying Presid...

Philadelphia To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

Democrats will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, CNN reported Thursday. Leading up to the decision, Philadelphia was on...

Hey GOP, Please Keep Steve Scalise at the Top of Your Junk Pile

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Leave him up there as a glaring symbol of what your party stands for. Let Americans know who you support. Who you defend. Who you reward with power. Who you call a "man of character."

Samantha Lachman

Why Birmingham's Mayor Thinks His City Has A Shot At Landing The DNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When skeptics ask William Bell, the Democratic mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, why the 2016 Democratic National Convention should be held...

RNC Bests DNC In August Fundraising

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according t...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Democrats Don't Represent Women Like Us, Immigrant Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform advocates held a rally Friday outside a major women's event in Washington to accuse the president and other Democrats...

Biden: Young Men Need To Stand Against Violence

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouragin...

Obama Lends Voice To DNC's First Ads Of 2014

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is lending his voice to national radio ads by the Democratic National Committee, seeking to motivate Africa...

Democrats Raised Almost $9 Million In June

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowly outraised its Republican rival last month and cut its debt to just $3 million, down fro...

Dem Leader Under Fire From Medical Marijuana Supporters

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., June 10 (Reuters) - Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Florida congresswoman who heads the U.S. Democratic...

Brooklyn and the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Henry Miller | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Henry Miller

By offering Barclays Center as the principal venue, Mayor de Blasio made a bold political statement - both to his Brooklyn base and to the Democratic Party.

Good News For The DNC

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $8.9 million last month and cut its debt to a new low this election cycle, according to a...

Democrats Inch Closer To Ironing Out Their 2016 Voting Calendar

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee's rulemaking body is recommending a 2016 presidential voting schedule that begins with the Iowa ...

Democrats Are Eyeing These Cities For Their 2016 Convention

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's hometown and Hillary Rodham Clinton's home base as a senator are among the 15 cities the Democratic Natio...

2016 Bid For Dem Convention Starts To Take Shape

Philadelphia Daily News | Chris Brennan | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA'S political, business and labor leaders gathered behind closed doors yesterday to prepare for a bid to host the 2016 Democratic National ...

DNC Narrows RNC Savings Lead, Still Laden In Debt

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowed the savings gap with its Republican counterpart in February but is still carrying $15 m...

Obama, Hillary Clinton Circles Overlap

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bolstering his party's campaign coffers, joining an ally of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Cli...

Obama Gears Up For Midterm Elections With Dem Fundraisers

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has committed to holding more than 18 fundraisers to help Democrats this year, putting the full force of hi...

New Jersey Dem Says He's Seen No Evidence Christie Knew Of Traffic Scheme

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - A New Jersey Democrat leading a probe of a bridge traffic scandal that has engulfed ...