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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 ...

Chairing The DNC: A Multimillion-Dollar Election

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

by Niv Sultan There’s a packed field in the race to chair the Democratic National Committee, whose 447 members will elect their new leader on Saturd...

Keith Ellison Supporters Warn Of Fallout If He Loses DNC Chair Race

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Days after the November election, the progressive wing of the Democratic Party was ascendant. There was no greater sign of its rising s...

The Progressive Movement At A Crossroads: An Open Letter To Bernie Sanders

D. C. Rutledge | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
D. C. Rutledge

Dear Senator Bernie Sanders, Prior to 2015, I was an Independent voter who had voted Democrat in every presidential election I had been old enough to ...

Why I’m Supporting the Garbage Man for DNC Chair

Rick C. Wade | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Rick C. Wade

Growing up in the rural working class community of Lancaster, South Carolina, most people worked at Springs textile mill, the anchor of the local econ...

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...

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...

Disability Rights Advocates Champion Tom Perez For DNC Chair

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Several prominent disability rights activists are rallying behind Tom Perez’s candidacy to chair the Democratic National Committee, i...

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...

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 ...

Cecile Richards Or Tom Perez For DNC Chair

Robert Kuttner | Posted 12.04.2016 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Here are two outside-the-box ideas for potential people to lead the national Democratic Party. Neither has declared a candidacy. This is just a citizen nomination, from me.

Cecile Richards Or Tom Perez For DNC Chair

Robert Kuttner | Posted 12.04.2016 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Here are two outside-the-box ideas for potential people to lead the national Democratic Party. Neither has declared a candidacy. This is just a citizen nomination, from me.

Hillary, Pick Tom Perez for Vice President

Seth Abramson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Seth Abramson

If It Can’t Be Sanders, Warren, or Brown, Tom Perez is the Next Best Pick Tom Perez was the top legal adviser to the nation’s “Liberal Lion” ...

Stronger Unions Will Save The Middle Class, Labor Secretary Says

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business

More collective bargaining agreements are the key to building a stronger middle class, according to Secretary of Labor Tom Perez. Speaking to The Huf...

Cory Booker Sort Of Confirms Vice Presidential Vetting By Clinton

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) gave an open-ended response to questions about whether he is being vetted as a potential vice presidential nom...

Gainin' on Ya!

Kellen Abrams | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Kellen Abrams

"They still call it the White House But that's a temporary condition, too. Can you dig it, cc?"--Parliament "Chocolate City" In 1975, George Clinton ...

Obama Is Bringing Overtime Pay To Millions Of Workers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics

The Labor Department announced Tuesday that it completed one of the most ambitious economic reforms of the Obama era, finalizing a new rule that will ...

Top Hillary Clinton Surrogate Ties Donald Trump To George Zimmerman

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a top surrogate for Hillary Clinton, went after Donald Trump Thursday by tying him to the man who killed Trayvon Martin. "...

Big Business Uses Universities in Last Ditch Effort to Kill Fair Overtime Rules

Robert Creamer | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Now here are institutions that really have their priorities straight: deny overtime pay to ordinary employees so they can pay their CEOs and football coaches fortunes.

Obama Just Cracked Down On Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics

After six years of debate and lobbying, the Labor Department rolled out a major new regulation on Wednesday that will require virtually all financial ...

The Obama Administration Just Took A Huge Step On Worker Safety

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.24.2016 | Politics

After an extraordinarily long wait -- 45 years, to be exact -- the government is finally ramping up protections for workers from a carcinogen we've be...

It's About To Get Harder For Companies To Hide Union-Busting

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics

A lot of U.S. companies pay top dollar just to keep labor unions out of their workplaces. It's hard to know exactly how much -- or who -- they pay, be...

Obama Has A Plan To Give Paid Leave To 828,000 Workers

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

More than 800,000 U.S. workers may be getting more paid sick leave on their jobs, thanks to a federal rule outlined by the Labor Department on Wednesd...

Work Has Changed; 2016 Is the Year Government Realizes What It Means

Gene Zaino | Posted 01.29.2017 | Business
Gene Zaino

It's apparent to anyone who wishes to look that tomorrow's workforce will be dramatically different than the long term employer-employee model of the past.