The DNC recently issued its guidance documents and the 2016 Democratic National Convention Call, Delegate Selection Rules, Regulations, and model plan.  State Democratic Parties now must take these materials and draft their own state plans, to be submitted to the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee for approval by May 4, 2015.  As I’ve noted in..

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Economic growth, GOP & RWNJs, remembering Mario Cuomo; new Obama policies – manufacturing, housing and community colleges; bad GOP ideas, claiming credit for economic recovery, Jeb & George W.  

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11 Jan 2015
January 11, 2015

DNC Democratic Victory Task Force

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In case you missed it, last month DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced the appointment of a 10-person panel to the Democratic Victory Task Force, an initiative to give a top-to-bottom assessment of our elections. The Chair noted that the Task Force “will conduct a thorough review and assessment of key components of the..

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Jobs, police, Democratic Victory Task Force, World Aids Day; early education, Perry/Paul/Bush, climate denial; US-Cuba, the economy, and Christie.  

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25 Nov 2014
November 25, 2014

DNC 2016 Convention Update

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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..

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25 Nov 2014
November 25, 2014

Post-Election Message from DNC Chair DWS

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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…

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

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31 Oct 2014
October 31, 2014

DNC Communications Update 10.31.2014

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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.

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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)…

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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..

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