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Omaha Mayoral Candidate Under Fire For Anti-Choice Past Vows To Protect Reproductive Rights

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 04.21.2017 | Politics

The Democratic candidate for mayor of Omaha, Nebraska, told The Huffington Post on Thursday that if elected, he “would never do anything to restrict...

The Democratic Party’s Anti-Bernie Elites Have A Huge Stake In Blaming Russia

Norman Solomon | Posted 04.20.2017 | Politics
Norman Solomon

After Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss nearly six months ago, her most powerful Democratic allies feared losing control of the party. Efforts to l...

Hillary Clinton's Campaign Turns Over Email List To DNC

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.17.2017 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee announced on Sunday that Hillary Clinton’s campaign had turned over its email list, giving the party a major boost...

A Kansas Special Election Just Shook Up Washington

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.12.2017 | Politics

A last-minute intervention by national Republicans in one of the reddest districts in America was enough to stave off what would have been a crushing ...

Bernie Sanders And Tom Perez Planning National Tour To Boost Candidates, Grassroots Party Activism

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.07.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is planning a national tour to give a boost to progressive Democratic candidates and energize activists in ...

Special Election In Deep-Red Kansas Is Scaring Republicans

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 04.06.2017 | Politics

The Republican Party is pouring significant money into a Kansas special election for Congress in the final days of the campaign ― an early sign that...

A Montana Special Election Could Deal A Huge Blow To Trump -- But Democrats In Washington Are Staying Away

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.06.2017 | Politics

Shortly after the presidential election, Casey Bailey, one of the dwindling number of Democrats in Montana, organized a Facebook group for his neighbo...

DNC Chair: 'Sorry Not Sorry' For Saying Republicans 'Don't Give A S**t About People'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.04.2017 | Politics

Republicans hoping that Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez would apologize for saying that Republicans “don’t give a shit about people...

Terry McAuliffe Has A Very Clintonian Plan For Democrats To Win Back Power

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.03.2017 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a two-pronged strategy for his fellow Democrats to regain power in the age of Trump: Don’t get distracted by the c...

DNC Chair Tom Perez Is A Ruthless Winner

Javier Palomarez | Posted 03.29.2017 | Politics
Javier Palomarez

“Call me Tom.” Tom fired no one, but he made everyone resign. Everyone. All current DNC staffers have been asked for their resignation dated April...

Democratic National Committee Asks Its Entire Staff To Resign

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.28.2017 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee asked for the resignation of all its staff members after former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected chairman of th...

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...