25 Nov 2014
November 25, 2014

DNC 2016 Convention Update

1 Comment

The DNC has narrowed the list of potential locations for the Democratic National Convention in 2016 to Philadelphia, New York (Brooklyn), and Columbus Ohio.  It will likely make a final choice in January 2015.  Sign up for updates here – http://my.democrats.org/Convention-Updates.  As Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said:  “I’m so excited for this convention, and I.. read more →

25 Nov 2014
November 25, 2014

Post-Election Message from DNC Chair DWS

0 Comment

Hello fellow DNC Member, I’m not going to gloss over the facts: on Tuesday, the Republicans had a good night. We didn’t. We worked hard for months, we even won a few tough races, but it wasn’t enough.  Sometimes, you work your heart out, leave it all on the field and still come up short… read more →

Mid-term elections, immigration reform, US-China Climate Change Agreement, crappy GOP governors and lousy GOP presidential candidates; read more →

31 Oct 2014
October 31, 2014

DNC Communications Update 10.31.2014

0 Comment

A bunch of Senate and Governor’s races coming down to the wire – make sure you vote! Christie is a jerk; young people agree with Democrats; immigration reform; and a nice reference to the DPVA press release re taxes and the GOP candidate in 10th District race. read more →

I get these weekly and try to post them, but I got behind, and frankly I’ve been spending more time on Twitter (@DemRulz) or Facebook (Frank Leone) than on this blog, so here is an archives of the ones from the last few months I haven’t posted (except October 3, which I apparently never received)… read more →

For the third straight year, I was able to enjoy my birthday with the the Democratic National Committee as it met in Atlanta for three very hot and humid days (August 21-23).  The word of the meeting was “turnout” as Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz gave a great speech and the various caucus and councils discussed.. read more →

25 Aug 2014
August 25, 2014

#DNCSummer2014 – 2016 Starts Here

1 Comment

The Rules for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nominating process are fixed as the Democratic National Committee met in Atlanta on August 23, 2014 and adopted the Call to the 2016 Democratic National Convention and Delegate Selection Rules (final drafts below).   The Call and Rules are very similar to those of 2012.  The DNC Rules and.. read more →

01 Aug 2014
August 1, 2014

#DNC #RBC Drafts 2016 Rules

0 Comment

The Democratic National Committee Rules& Bylaws Committee met in D.C. today to (nearly) finish work on the draft 2016 Delegate Selection Rules and draft the Call to Convention.  The RBC will meet next on August 22 in Atlanta and present the final documents for adoption by the DNC on August 22nd.  RBC staff will then.. read more →

New DNC voter expansion – IWillVote.com program (more later), D-Day, EPA’s new carbon standards; Cantor loses, 2016 National Convention bids (BIrmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Phoenix (more later), early voting win in Ohio, student loans; GOP leadership conference, DIck Cheney, LGBT gala , World Cup; Guide to GOP governors’ scandals (not including former VA.. read more →

Looking back at May – Benghazi, bridgegate, climate change; Marco Rubio, minimum wage, 9/11 museum; GOP primaries, women’s health, Harvey Milk; GOP governors’ scandals, “Republican Leadership Conference,” Cantor on immigration and foreign policy, ending the war in Afganistan, and remembering Maya Angelou. read more →