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Hillary Clinton Had A Good Plan To Fix Obamacare

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.26.2017 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

It’s time for Democrats to look at Hillary Clinton’s plan to fix the Affordable Care Act (ACA) colloquially known as Obamacare. We know the ACA ha...

Democrats Find Political Upside But Little Joy In GOP's Health Care Mess

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House Republicans’ struggle to repeal and replace Obamacare has left Democrats in what strategists describe as a conflicted emotional...

DNC Adds To Transition Team After Progressive Complaints

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee added six people to its transition advisory committee on Friday, following complaints from some progressive activist...

Dems Are Furious About Trump. This Lawmaker Wants Them To Ride That Anger Into Office.

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics

PEORIA, Ill. ― Nikita Richards has thought about running for public office for as long as she can remember. She just figured she didn’t fit the mo...

Progressives Slam Tom Perez's New DNC Transition Team

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Several prominent progressive activists are blasting Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez for shunning leaders of the party’...

Hillary Clinton and Donna Brazile Left The DNC Without Debt. Was That Wise?

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Tom Perez inherited numerous challenges upon winning the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee last month. Pulling the comm...

Keith Ellison Tells Disappointed Supporters To ‘Buck Up’

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

Some supporters of Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) are upset that Democratic officials elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chair of the Democrati...

Finally, Democrats Have A Pro Wrestler In Their Corner

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics

ATLANTA ― Curtis Wylde wasn’t expecting to become one of Missouri’s representatives to the Democratic National Committee. But when he showed up ...

Pete Buttigieg Is The Future Of The Democratic Party. But What Kind Of Future?

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics

When Pete Buttigieg announced his bid to be chair of the Democratic National Committee, observers viewed him as a novelty whose time would come … ev...

Hackers Shaking Down Pennsylvania Democrats and U.S. Progressive Groups

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.07.2017 | Technology

Hackers are now reportedly targeting Democratic lawmakers and progressive organizations in the U.S. in an attempt to shake them down for hush money. A...

Chuck Schumer: Tom Perez Will Make The DNC Do More Than 'Yak'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) expressed confidence in Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez’s ability to turn...

Democratic Response To Trump Speech Highlights Party's Struggle Moving Forward

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics

Democrats chose former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s congressional speech Tuesday ni...

Former DNC Officials Sound Off On The Democratic Party's Future

Javier Palomarez | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics
Javier Palomarez

Perspectives from three ex-staffers from 2016 election cycle on how the party can better wield it’s Data Science, Fundraising, and Television capabi...

How DNC Chair Tom Perez Can Be Trump's Sunday Show Nightmare

Javier Palomarez | Posted 03.01.2017 | Media
Javier Palomarez

By leveraging a little-known industry gimmick, the first Latino elected as DNC Chair could make TV history and send Donald Trump a message that Democr...

Congratulations To New DNC Chairman Tom Perez

Dr. Munr Kazmir | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics
Dr. Munr Kazmir

Congratulations to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who is now Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Whatever one thinks of Mr. Perez’s po...

CPAC And The DNC: A Party Is Not A Movement

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.27.2017 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Two high-profile political meetings were held last week: the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) convention, and the Democratic National ...

Democrats Must Overhaul Party, Attack Big Business, Bernie Sanders Says

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.26.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for...

The Bernie Wing Is Starting To Make Its Peace With Tom Perez

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.27.2017 | Politics

ATLANTA ― When the final results of the Democratic National Committee chair race were announced, the throngs of activists in the hall to support Min...

Three Cheers for the Perez-Ellison DNCTeam To Move the Party in a Progressive Direction

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics
Peter Dreier

I was hoping that Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) would win the Democratic National Committee chairmanship because of his experience as an organizer,...

Tom Perez Elected Democratic National Committee Chair

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.27.2017 | Politics

ATLANTA ― Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected chair of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday after a contentious race that highligh...

No Democratic Party Chair Winner In First Round Of Balloting

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

ATLANTA – The race to chair the Democratic National Committee will continue into a second round of voting after none of the candidates won a majorit...

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out Of DNC Chair Race

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the race to head the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, just minutes before the vote....

DNC Members Vote Down Corporate Money Ban

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

ATLANTA ― Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have reinstated former President Barack Obama’s ban...

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

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.27.2017 | Politics

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

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 ...