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DNC Joint Statement on Labor Day 0

WASHINGTON –  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile and Vice Chair Maria Elena Durazo issued the following statement: “The men and women of the American labor movement sacrificed, organized, even bled and died fighting for the simple idea that workers have rights; that a hard day’s work should be rewarded with a fair day’s pay; and […]

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Posted on: 09-2-2016
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DNC Chair Statement on a Strong August Jobs Report 0

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement in response to the August jobs report, which showed 151,000 new jobs created and the unemployment rate at 4.9 percent: “Today’s strong jobs report is further proof that Democratic leadership in the White House is the right choice to keep our economy growing. We must elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine to build on the progress […]

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Posted on: 09-2-2016
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DNC Statement on Supreme Court Upholding Voting Rights in North Carolina 0

DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement: “The Supreme Court’s refusal yesterday to overturn a lower court ruling in North Carolina was a major victory for voting rights. Voting should be easy for eligible voters. Thanks to a concerted effort led by Democrats, who believe in increasing participation and voter turnout, efforts to […]

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Posted on: 09-1-2016
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DNC Chair Brazile: Secretary Clinton Will Elevate the Conversation 0

Today on ABC “This Week,” Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile discussed Secretary Clinton’s history fighting for all Americans. Brazile said of Secretary Clinton, “this is a woman who has shown over and over again in her career that she will elevate this conversation but, more importantly, she will get things done so all Americans can […]

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Posted on: 08-28-2016
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Trump’s pitch to blacks is deluded 0

  Forsake a party that has welcomed us, given us voice and advanced our interests? For him? Dream on.  “Look at how much African-American communities have suffered under Democratic control. To those I say the following: what do you have to lose by trying something new like Trump?”— Donald Trump in Dimondale, Mich. Population 92.7% white, 0.7% African American as of […]

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Posted on: 08-24-2016
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Melania admires Michelle? What Donald should learn from that 0

In taking responsibility for lifting much of two paragraphs from a speech by Michelle Obama, Trump campaign staff writer Meredith McIver did more than uncover her own part in the drama surrounding Melania Trump’s convention speech. She also inadvertently highlighted the unfair and frankly hateful way Donald Trump has treated the Obamas. It seems that […]

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Posted on: 07-20-2016
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Hold on to Hope 0

My heart is full as I continue to grieve for Seth Rich, shot by an unknown assailant as he walked to his Washington, D.C., home in the early morning on the Lord’s Day. Seth was my colleague at the Democratic National Committee. He worked on one of democracy’s highest callings, registering citizens to vote and […]

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Posted on: 07-15-2016
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Clinton Passes the Test 0

Hillary Clinton’s “damn emails” are a self-inflicted wound in a political cycle full of gotcha and you’re fired. And worse, for the fraying patience of the public, the injury is one her Republican opponents are blithe to spin and churn into a political fatality. I’m no spring chicken, nor a community elder.  I do have […]

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Posted on: 07-7-2016
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Summoning Your Courage 0

We live in exciting—and dangerous—times. Within a week we saw a Trump-supported Brexit, a virtual act of political terrorism, where Britain recklessly voted to leave the European Market.  The United Kingdom plunged in the stock market, losing million in one day. The world market lost three trillion dollars in two days.  Millions of Americans lost […]

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Posted on: 06-30-2016
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It’s Always Right To Do Right 0

Rep. John Lewis was 20 when he took his first stand.  On a May Tuesday, 1960, Lewis walked into a Woolworths and sat down at a lunch counter for whites only.  Police arrested him.  Lewis served jail time for attempting to order lunch.   A year to the day, Lewis took his second stand. This […]

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Posted on: 06-23-2016
Posted in: News
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