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Perez on Ohio Special Election: ‘What Won Yesterday Was Gerrymandering’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” DNC Chairman Tom Perez commented on the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District and stated that the district was “heavily gerrymandered” in favor of Republican candidate Troy Balderson, and “what won yesterday

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Don Jr., DNC Chair Tom Perez Spar Over Nazi Comparisons

Tom Perez, Chair of the Democratic National Committee and secretary of labor under Barack Obama, attacked Donald Trump Jr. over his assessment of Dinesh D’Souza’s just-premiered Death of a Nation documentary.

Katy Perry, left, holds the hand of Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, right, during a concert at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Democrats Turn to Hollywood to Win Over Voters

Hillary Clinton’s celebrity-backed White House bid in 2016 was an epic failure, so Democrats are doubling down and turning to Hollywood for help to persuaded voters heading to the polls in November. 

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Even CA Dem. Candidates Running Away from Pelosi

Even Democrats running for Congress in California are refusing to publicly support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after Conor Lamb won a special election in Pennsylvania after telling voters that he would not support the San Francisco Democrat.

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez attends his ceremonial swearing-in at the Department of Labor September 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. Perez was officially sworn in July 23, 2013. Perez served as the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice before being tapped by President Barack …

DNC Chair Perez Promises 2020 Dem Primaries Will Be ‘Fair to Everybody’

Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez vowed Sunday that the 2020 Democratic primaries will be “fair to everybody” after former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile claimed the 2016 Democratic primary was rigged in favor of Hillary Clinton. Perez also wants voters to

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DNC Chair Perez: ‘I Am Not Talking About Impeachment’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez brushed aside the $10 million ad campaign from Democratic donor Tom Steyer, saying he’s not talking about impeaching President Donald Trump. Perez said Steyer “has the right to do

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DNC Chair Perez: Trump’s ‘Currency Is Dividing People’

Earlier this week on Bill Press’ radio show, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez called it President Donald Trump’s “currency” to divide people. When asked about what the message Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio sent,

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‘RESIST!’: Democrats Turn ‘Ideas Conference’ into Republican Hatefest

Some of the Democratic Party’s biggest names convened on Tuesday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown to speak at the Center for American Progress’s (CAP) 2017 Ideas Conference, where they called for even greater resistance against President Donald Trump and his White House.

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Dems Plan Summer Camps for Trump Resisters 

Although the Democrats have lost so badly in recent elections that Republicans control both Congress and the White House and the majority of governorships across the country, the Democrats aren’t plotting ways to attract voters with ideas and principles.

With wife Catherine by his side, Democratic mayoral candidate Heath Mello concedes the election to the incumbent, Republican Omaha mayor Jean Stothert, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The race has drawn national attention as Democrats seek new energy given huge Republican gains in local, state and federal offices …

Anti-Abortion Democrat Candidate Defeated in Election for Mayor of Omaha

Heath Mello, a rare Democrat on the national stage who is opposed to abortion, was defeated by incumbent Jean Stothert, a Republican, in Tuesday’s election for Mayor of Omaha, Nebraska, striking a blow to the hopes of the few remaining moderates in the party of FDR, JFK, and LBJ that a candidate who is not far left can generate support from the base.