Updates: See DNC Winter Meeting details below for latest information on this week’s meeting, including agendas and meeting locations, and here’s the link to sign up to attend Saturday’s General  II (elections); chair candidate updates; and I’ll be posting my endorsements soon. DNC Winter Meeting – Atlanta, Feb. 23-25, 2017 – Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210.. read more →

Here’s the info on tomorrow’s forum – you can view it on livestream HERE starting at 10 AM EST – the same site as the the Phoenix forum.  I’ll be updating my DNC Electionz post this weekend.  Note the expanded list of candidates, including our own Yasmine Taeb of Virginia, who is running for Vice Chair.. read more →

Below is the info on the first DNC Future Forum featuring regional DNC meetings and officer speeches in Phoenix, AZ on Jan. 14, and here is the Livestream link PHOENIX – On January 14, the Democratic National Committee will hold its first of four regional DNC Future Forums in Phoenix, Arizona. The morning portion will.. read more →

01 Jan 2017
January 1, 2017

Democratic Issue Priorities

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The incoming Trump administration offers a target rich opportunity for action and resistance. Every lousy appointment or ignorant tweet justifiably incites outrage, as will Trump administration policies whenever he comes up with some. It is tempting to remain in a constant state of outrage, but that’s probably not healthy. So how to identify the battles.. read more →

UPDATE:  The DPVA approved a primary to choose our candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General in 2017.  Note that candidates must collect 10,000 names on their petitions, which are due April 17, 2017.  If only one candidate files for an office, the primary for that office is cancelled and the candidate is deemed.. read more →

07 Dec 2016
December 7, 2016

From the DNC: Meeting Report

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Although the full Democratic National Committee meets twice a year, its Executive Committee meets quarterly, most recently in Denver, Colorado last weekend.  The DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee met as well.  Here is a report from the DNC’s Secretary (Dec. 5, 2016) – I will post updates as I get them. REGIONAL FORUMS The DNC.. read more →

22 Nov 2016
November 22, 2016

From the DNC: Our Fight Begins Anew

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By: DNC Interim Chair, Donna Brazile There’s no last word in politics, just the next word. Two weeks ago, the American people spoke the next word. While we Democrats worked our hearts out, we fell short of winning the White House. Yet the results of this election show that our voices are needed now, more.. read more →

19 Nov 2016
November 19, 2016

DNC Elections Feb 2017 – FAQs

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The DNC will meet in Atlanta Georgia on February 23-26, 2017 to elect new officers and conduct other business.  The DNC issued FAQs here and below: WHAT IS THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE (DNC)? The Democratic National Committee is the governing body of the Democratic Party, with general responsibility for the affairs of the Democratic Party.. read more →

13 Nov 2016
November 13, 2016

DNC Forward (updated)

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Having gone from shock, to panic, to sadness, to calm resolution (with alternate periods of panic and sadness), I can finally put together some words on the path forward. As a member of the Democratic National Committee during a time when the Republican Party has the Presidency and Congress, I feel a special responsibility. And.. read more →