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Former DNC Political Director Clyde WIlliams: People Should Never Feel Like They're Disenfranchised By The Political Process

Rakim Brooks | Posted 04.03.2012 | Black Voices
Rakim Brooks

In an exclusive interview with Clyde Williams, the former political director of the Democratic National Committee discusses the importance of constituency groups, like blacks, Latinos, and LGBT organizations, to Democratic electoral success.

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats See 'No Risk' Holding Convention At Bank Of America Stadium | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a party trying to cast itself as fighters for the middle class against Wall Street greed, Democrats are making some curious choices ...

WATCH: DNC Attack Ad Slams Bain Capital

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 campaign road winds its way toward South Carolina, frontrunner Mitt Romney's time at Bain Capital is under more and more scrutiny. The ...

Jon Ward

DNC Takes Aim At Mitt Romney's Finances, Flip-Flops | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee's Iowa surrogates have sent out some strong talking points with which they intend to go after Mitt Romney during the...

Sam Stein

DNC Takes To The Sky To Taunt Mitt Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In anticipation of Mitt Romney's set of fundraisers in New York City on Wednesday night, the Democratic National Committee is taking som...

Jason Cherkis

'Ground Zero' For Protests: Charlotte Officials Move To Ban Occupy For Democratic National Convention | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When the Democratic National Committee picked Charlotte to host its September 2012 convention, city leaders saw it as a boost to th...

Everybody Hates Newt Romney

Cliff Schecter | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney -- the perfect dynamic duo for our times, if not end times. A Batman and Robin for the 1%. Defenders of truth, justice, and a Gulag Archipelago filled with child janitors and the fandango of the foreclosed.

Anti-Romney Video Riddled With Falsehoods | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee casts Mitt Romney as an untrustworthy flip-flopper in a lengthy Web video, but pads a long list of examples with som...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign's Cavalry Takes Shape | Sam Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bare-bones room on the second floor of an office building blocks away from the Capitol lies one of the more influential political o...

Sam Stein

Democrats Single Out One GOP Candidate To Attack | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate had many memorable moments, from Herman Cain addressing his character shortcomings, to Newt Gingrich ...

Trymaine Lee

DNC Hires Cell Phone Exec Greg Hinton To Be First Ever Diversity Officer | Trymaine Lee | Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices

After pressure by black leaders within the Democratic National Committee for the organization to get serious about minority contracting and hiring and...

Amanda Terkel

DNC Chair: The GOP Is 'Hoping For Failure' For The Economy | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) accused the Republican Party of acting in bad faith in ...

Sam Stein

Democrats Look To Inflict Political Pain On GOP For Blocking Obama's Jobs Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the White House is to win the debate over President Barack Obama's jobs bill, its victory won't be measured in congressional vote tal...

Sam Stein

DNC Chair Says Stock Market Plunge Hurts GOP Candidates | Sam Stein | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The massive drop in the stock market Thursday afternoon provides an ominous, albeit politically inviting, backdrop for the Republican de...

Elise Foley

Democrats: New York 9 Loss Doesn't Mean Anything For Obama In 2012 | Elise Foley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats were quick to defend the party against its losses in New York's ninth congressional district and Nevada's second, saying on We...

Jason Linkins

Dems' Fight For American Jobs Act Will Play Out Exclusively In Battleground States | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

President Obama is embarking on a campaign to promote the new jobs bill and fight for its passage. Will this fight be coming to your state? Well, ask yourself this: are your state's electoral votes up for grabs in 2012? No? Well, probably not then.

DNC Ad Campaign Urges Voters To Fight For Obama's Jobs Plan

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- The Democratic National Committee is launching an ad campaign in politically key states to try and rally the pu...

Sam Stein

Michelle Rhee's Key Hire Finds Difficulty In Diffusing Union Distrust | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attempts to bridge the divide between self-styled education reform groups and teachers unions, backed by progressive organizations, hit ...

Paul Blumenthal

Democratic Fundraising Slows In July | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee was not kidding when it hinted last month that fundraising would slow down from the torrid pace set du...

Paul Blumenthal

Democratic National Committee Blasts Romney Over Mystery Contribution | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is responding to concern about the W Spann Super PAC donation by blasting the $1 million mystery...

"JOBS FIRST" -- Starting 'Labor' Day, Obama Can Turn Tables on GOP

Mark Green | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

On Labor Day, President Obama should announce a "Jobs First" program. Namely, spend $300 billion more starting now to spur consumer demand in exchange for $300 billion in reduced spending in 2014. Jobs first. Cuts later.

Chuck Manatt, One of America's Great Democracy Activists, Both Here and Abroad

John Sullivan | Posted 10.04.2011 | World
John Sullivan

Charles T. (Chuck) Manatt passed away late last month at the age of 75. As Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1981 to 1985, Chuck rebuilt that organization into a much more powerful force in the national political scene.

Michelle Obama To Speak At Aspen Fundraiser

Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver

First Lady Michelle Obama is making a stop in Aspen, Colo. today to speak at a private fundraiser organized by the Democratic National Committee, CBSD...

Jordan Howard

Obama Campaign Touts Grassroots Strength, Calls On GOP Candidates To Name Big Donors | Jordan Howard | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On a conference call with reporters this morning, Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign touted the their second-quarter fundraising nu...

Sam Stein

Ed Rendell Calls Outlines Of Debt Ceiling Deal A 'Road Map To Disaster' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell warned on Thursday that the contours of a debt ceiling deal being drawn up by lawmakers, includi...