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Democrats Take A Stand: Condemn Anti-Muslim Bigotry in 2016 Presidential Campaign

Christine Pelosi | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

We have a chance to choose hope over fear. For our Muslim brothers and sisters' sake, for our American family's sake, for our nation's sake, let us choose wisely.

Thanks But No Thanks: Kill This Turkey

John K. Herr | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
John K. Herr

In that spirit, and after an hour of painstaking research, we reveal what many progressives really think about the holiday.

Voting Only For Bernie Sanders And Not Hillary Clinton Will Teach The DNC A Lesson

H. A. Goodman | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

I will not vote for Hillary Clinton because my vote means something, and I won't allow anyone to intimidate me into choosing the lesser of two evils. Democracy isn't about the lesser of two evils; if you believe it is, then you should try to change this paradigm.

Democratic Party Hopes No One Watches Democratic Debates

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

In a misguided attempt to protect Hillary Clinton's coronation as the Democratic nominee, the Democratic National Committee is doing its best to ensure that as few people as possible watch the Democrat's own Presidential debates, even as tens of millions tune in to the GOP debates.

DNC Goes All Out On Paul Ryan And Paid Family Leave

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee is making paid family leave one of its banner issues in the 2016 election cycle, using the ascendance ...

The Hardest-Working Scapegoat In Washington

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This summer, Hillary Clinton endured withering criticism over her use of a private email account, President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear ...

Celebrating the Democratic Party's Commitment to Equality

Henry Muñoz | Posted 09.30.2016 | Latino Voices
Henry Muñoz

To a room full of elected officials, business leaders, entertainers, and civil rights activists --including Supreme Court plaintiff Jim Obergefell -- President Obama recited the major milestones that have been reached for the LGBT community during his presidency

Democratic Millennials Want More Debates

GVH Live | Posted 09.24.2016 | Politics
GVH Live

Last week, protestors held a rally at the DNC to voice their grievance of the DNC limiting Democratic candidates to six debates.

Democrats Turning Their Back on Latinos With Limited Debate Schedule

Cesar Vargas | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Cesar Vargas

Democrats' poor effort to talk to Latinos, much like Fox News' control of who is taken seriously in the debates, can only be summed up in the following: we will choose your candidate for you.

Nancy Pelosi Gives A Boost To Clinton Challengers' Push To Add Debates

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats pushing for the Democratic National Committee to support holding more than six presidential primary debates gained a powerful ...

Friday Talking Points -- Racist Domestic Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.19.2016 | 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 | 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 05.02.2016 | 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 | 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 | 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...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...