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The DNC Chair Race Is A Proxy Battle, But Nobody Told The People That Get To Vote On It

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― If you’re just paying attention now to the race to chair the Democratic National Committee, you could be forgiven for thinking it is ...

Jaime Harrison Drops Out Of DNC Chair Race And Endorses Tom Perez

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison is withdrawing from the race to chair the Democratic National Committee and throwing his support ...

DNC Chair Underdogs Get Scrappy In Final Debate

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

The crowded and contentious race to chair the Democratic National Committee has for months been dominated by the frontrunners: former Labor Secretary ...

Pennsylvania Governor: Dems Can Combat Trump By Getting Things Done

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democrats have “done a good job of addressing the needs of Americans and will continue to do so,” despite election defeats, said Pe...

Chairing The DNC: A Multimillion-Dollar Election

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

by Niv Sultan There’s a packed field in the race to chair the Democratic National Committee, whose 447 members will elect their new leader on Saturd...

Build Lasting Progressive Change. Elect Keith Ellison Chair Of The DNC.

Danny Glover | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Danny Glover

In this perilous and challenging new era, Democratic Party officials are scrambling to catch up with the progressive grassroots resistance and demands...

Explainer: Voting Rules for Saturday's Election of DNC Chair

Rob Richie | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Rob Richie

This piece was co-authored by EJ Marin, an Advocacy Intern at FairVote.This weekend, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will gather for its winte...

Keith Ellison Supporters Warn Of Fallout If He Loses DNC Chair Race

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Days after the November election, the progressive wing of the Democratic Party was ascendant. There was no greater sign of its rising s...

The Progressive Movement At A Crossroads: An Open Letter To Bernie Sanders

D. C. Rutledge | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
D. C. Rutledge

Dear Senator Bernie Sanders, Prior to 2015, I was an Independent voter who had voted Democrat in every presidential election I had been old enough to ...

Tom Perez Nabs DNC Chair Endorsement From Disability Rights Pioneer

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Tony Coelho, the pioneering disability rights advocate and former Democratic congressman from California, is endorsing former Labor Sec...

Ray Buckley Drops Out Of DNC Chair Race And Endorses Keith Ellison

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― New Hampshire Democratic Party chair Ray Buckley is ending his bid to chair the Democratic National Committee and throwing his support ...

Keith Ellison Pushes Back Against Perez Whip Count In DNC Race

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), a leading candidate to chair the Democratic National Committee, wrote in a letter to voting DNC members o...

DNC Guy Targets James Comey In Too-Long Joke

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

A colleague of mine asks a question today. what is happening https://t.co/D1gqgrbjbW— Elise Foley (@elisefoley) February 15, 2017 Here is wh...

This Millennial Thinks He Can Run A Deeply Divided Democratic Party

The Huffington Post | Eliot Nelson | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics

SOUTH BEND, Ind. ― Earlier this month, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a dark horse candidate to chair the Democratic National Committee, settled i...

John Podesta Says 'Forces Within The FBI' Wanted Hillary Clinton To Lose

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics

Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta criticized the FBI on Wednesday for how it responded to the Democratic National Committee’s hacked em...

DNC Chair Candidates Want Party Divisions To Go Away, But It’s Not Happening

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

BALTIMORE ― Despite the candidates’ best efforts, the race to chair the Democratic National Committee remains dogged by divisions between backers ...

‘Governors Are The Front Line’ Against Trump, Connecticut Governor Says

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics

BALTIMORE ― Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D), chair of the Democratic Governors Association, says winning gubernatorial elections is key to fighti...

Bernie Sanders Has A Massive Email List. But He Has Good Reason To Think Twice About Sharing It.

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In the course of his unexpectedly popular run for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) amassed a huge ne...

Adam Parkhomenko for Vice Chair of the DNC

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

This following column is co-authored by Vincent Ryan, Delaware Democratic Activist and Fundraiser. At the end of February in Atlanta the 447 members ...

Joe Biden Endorses Tom Perez For DNC Chair

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday endorsed former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s candidacy to chair the Democratic National Committee. “I...

Democratic Party Scrambles To Catch Up With The Anti-Trump Wave

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Last week, as hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied against the inauguration of Donald Trump, many of the top contenders to lead ...

Tom Perez Picks Up Support From Some Top Texas Democrats

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Friday announced the support of several prominent Texas Democrats for his bid to chair the Democrat...

The Democratic Establishment Figured Out What Went Wrong. They're Still Working On What's Next.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

AVENTURA, Fla. ― It was a good time for this particular crowd to stay out of D.C. Had the vote counts gone a little differently in three Midwestern...

The Radical Left Has Some Advice For Democrats About Confronting Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The election and now, inauguration, of Donald Trump has shaken American progressives to their core, inspiring myriad diagnoses of what ...

The DNC Candidates Get That The Party Messed Up The 2016 Primary

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― One of the most underwhelming moments of The Huffington Post’s Democratic National Committee chairmanship debate on Wednesday night w...