05 Mar 2017
March 5, 2017

DNC Atlanta Meeting Report

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As evidence that we have a new DNC, here is a report on our Atlanta meeting from our new Secretary Jason Rae.  There is more information below than we received over the past 8 years as DNC members, including the final resolutions package.  Enjoy. Dear DNC Member, I am excited to be sharing my first..

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26 Feb 2017
February 26, 2017

DPVA Meetings – March 3 & 4

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From the National to the State level, the Democratic Party of Virginia will meet this weekend in Richmond.  Issues will include the 2017 statewide office and House of Delegates elections and state committee reorganization.  The DPVA Steering Committee Meeting is Friday March 3 at 7:30 PM at the SunTrust Building Piedmont Room (Fourth Floor), 919 East Main Street, Richmond,..

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26 Feb 2017
February 26, 2017

DNC Electionz Final – Results

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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..

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24 Feb 2017
February 24, 2017

Your New DNC Chair

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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,..

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21 Feb 2017
February 21, 2017

DNC Officer Electionz: Endorsements

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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