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The FL Governor's Race: Who Will Run and What Will it Take to Win?

Shawna Vercher | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Shawna Vercher

I sat down in an exclusive interview with leaders of the Florida Democratic Party and discovered that there are clear differences in how the three of them see Florida politics and where they would take the Democratic Party.

Leading Florida Legislator Comes out for Marriage Equality

Shawna Vercher | Posted 08.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Shawna Vercher

While no official policies or platforms were introduced, Rep. Darryl Rouson, State House Leader-designee, set a decisive tone in his speech to the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and came out publicly in favor of marriage equality for the first time.

Florida GOP's Unusual Plan To 'Free' Rick Scott Opponent

The Tampa Tribune | William March | Posted 08.13.2013 | Miami

Florida Republican Party Chairman Lenny Curry says he's so eager to see Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich get her message out that he'll chec...

Dems Still Embracing President Despite Rocky Past

Salon | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Spring means that appeals for money are bursting forth from both major political parties....

WATCH: Rahm Emanuel Will 'Never' Run For President

Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

After accepting an invitation to serve as the keynote speaker at the Iowa Democratic Party's high-profile Jefferson-Jackson campaign fundraiser dinner...

Emanuel To Campaign For Obama At Iowa Democratic Party Dinner

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will headline the Iowa Democratic Party's fundraiser for his former boss, President Barack Obama, according to an announcement from...

Will Kaine Be Able (to Win in Virginia)

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

Run, Timmy, Run! At the Jefferson - Jackson annual convocation of state democratic party membership in Richmond on Februrary 19, the call for a new S...

LIVEBLOG: 2010 Indiana Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

Welcome to Bilerico Project, Blue Indiana and the Huffington Post's liveblog of the 2010 Indiana Democratic Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner. Feel free t...

Indiana's Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner Liveblog: Dems on Parade

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

Just a quick note to say that Thomas Cook from Blue Indiana and I will be liveblogging Indiana's Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner tonight for Bilerico Pro...

Virginia Women Work at Grassroots to Change Face of Politics

Teresa Caviness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Teresa Caviness

What began as conversation at the Women's Caucus Breakfast during the Commonwealth's annual Jefferson-Jackson celebration in February has blossomed into a ground game effort dedicated to electing women candidates.

Clintons Tagteam North Carolina Undecideds; Little Sign Of Obama

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

Obama counting on a win in North Carolina has been both a plus--because he had the freedom to spend less time here--and a minus, because the consequence has been that, unlike the Clinton campaign, his has been a North Carolina fly-over, a drive-through.

Beginning Of The End

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The race for the Democratic presidential nomination moved into overdrive Saturday, as candidates scrambled to outdo each other to win over the Iowa ac...