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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 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 ...

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...

The Democratic Party Needs Keith Ellison

Richard Trumka | Posted 02.04.2017 | Politics
Richard Trumka

The Democratic Party has long been the Party of working people, and needs to do a better job of making that case. No one knows this better than Keith Ellison.

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...

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...

Top DNC Candidates Rebuke Megadonor For Keith Ellison Smear

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Top candidates vying to be the next chair of of the Democratic National Committee rebuked one of the party’s wealthiest donors on Wed...

Watch The DNC Debate Live

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

The major candidates vying to head up the Democratic National Committee and shape the Democratic Party’s future will face off at 7 p.m. EST Wednesda...

Ray Buckley Wants To Be The DNC’s Organization Man

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Democratic National Committee requires a chair to be the public face of the party, representing Democrats on television and at majo...

Keith Ellison Makes Gains In Two States That Cost Clinton The Election

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump won the election thanks to narrow victories in three historically Democratic states: Pennsylvania, Michiga...

Everything You Need To Know About The DNC Race

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

Democratic National Committee chair traditionally is not one of the most important jobs in American politics. But after suffering devastating electora...

Keith Ellison Will Boycott Inauguration Over Trump's Insult Of Rep. John Lewis

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), a leading candidate to chair the Democratic National Committee, said Monday he would not attend the presidential inaugur...

Keith Ellison Wants An Economy For Everyone -- Even Trump Voters

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Traditionally, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee is not one of the most important positions in American politics. Presi...

Keith Ellison Vows To Ban Lobbyist Contributions To The DNC

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

In a new video interview with The Huffington Post, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) pledged to ban contributions from lobbyists to the Democratic Party if...

Bernie Sanders Should Not Be Allowed To Hold Democratic Party Hostage

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

I support a fifteen dollar minimum wage; universal health care; making college affordable for all who want to go and restructuring current student deb...

Keith Ellison Says It’s Time For Democrats To Stop Ignoring Their Voters

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

DETROIT ― Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) rallied hometown supporters and made his case to lead his party on Thursday, toeing the line between criticiz...

DNC Needs A Chair Out Of The Box And Out Of The Beltway

Mike Lux | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics
Mike Lux

I have decided to throw my support behind Keith Ellison in the DNC chair's race. We have some great candidates, including three of our best state chairs. Tom Perez was one of the best labor secretaries this country ever had, and he would be a terrific chair.

Tom Perez Wants To Rebuild His Party Without Abandoning Obama. It Could Be A Tough Sell.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.22.2016 | Politics

The race to head the Democratic National Committee isn’t about popular support or charting a new direction for a party that, for all intents and pur...

HuffPost Hosting DNC Debate Jan. 18

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.08.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The Huffington Post is hosting a debate between the declared candidates for the chair of the Democratic National Committee in January a...

What The Row Over Keith Ellison Says About American Jews

Joel Rubin | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Joel Rubin

To me, it's clear that the problem that Ellison's detractors have with him is less about him as a person and more about his message.

Obama All But Endorses Tom Perez Against Keith Ellison For DNC Chair

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.18.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― If there had been any doubts, President Barack Obama expunged them on Friday afternoon: The outgoing president wants his labor secretar...

Keith Ellison Just Made North Carolina Politics A Democratic Party Fight

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The wild battle over the future of North Carolina state politics became a central fight in the future of the Democratic Party on Friday...

Labor Secretary Tom Perez Jumps Into The Race For DNC Chair

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Tom Perez, President Barack Obama’s labor secretary, announced on Thursday that he was entering the race for chair of the Democratic ...

Labor Sec. Tom Perez To Enter DNC Race, Exposing The Major New Fault Line Within The Party

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez will challenge Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) in the contest to run the Democratic Party, a top-ranking party official conf...