The Democratic National Committee met (for 13.5 hours) on Saturday and elected a progressive, action-oriented, diverse leadership team. Chair Tom Perez, Deputy Chair Keith Ellison, the newly elected officers, the strong candidates who ran but did not get elected, and DNC members are committed to building the Democratic Party, winning elections, and defeating Trumpism. The new..
In less than 24 hours, we should have a new DNC Chair – this is exciting, especially for DNC members who have felt underutilized (if not outright ignored) over the past 8 years. I support Tom Perez, but I would be happy to serve under Keith Ellison as well. Both are great speakers, good organizers,..
After 8 years of being an underutilized aspect of the White House political office, the DNC is ready for action, and ready to take on Trump. There is no status quo and there are no status quo candidates – there are a number of excellent, diverse candidates for DNC office who have been able to..
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 here are my endorsements. I’ll be tweeting @Demrulz. DNC Winter Meeting – Atlanta, Feb. 23-25, 2017 – Westin Peachtree..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Below is a communication from the DNC Secretary Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake re our Convention and post-convention DNC meeting. I have also attached links to the 2016 Platform, Credentials & Resolutions Committee Reports, and the resolution that creates the Unity Reform Commission to address delegate selection issues for 2020 including Superdelegates, caucuses, and open primaries. DNC Meeting On..
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I am proud to represent Virginia as one of our five elected members of the Democratic National Committee. This site features my regular reports from the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Party of Virginia , occasional news and comment regarding Virginia politics, and useful links and references. More about me, click here.
- ‘Dark-money’ superlawyer bills herself as advocate for charities in Va. lieutenant governor’s race https://t.co/CPvMlJ1pf5
about 2 days ago
- Knights already have 2x as many road wins as the expansion Caps https://t.co/0UWNDMY60h
about 5 days ago
- New post: Holder: Help Protect the Vote in Virginia https://t.co/r1blwvYewC
about 5 days ago