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The Democratic Party does not need a civil war, now or later

23 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

As a Bernie Sanders delegate at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, I supported the policies he articulated then—and still support them today. My goal in attending was to fight as hard as possible to ensure that we would get a more progressive platform. Show More Summary

6 Democratic convention protesters guilty of trespass

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has found six people who protested at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia guilty of trespassing on restricted federal grounds. [...] he found the protesters crossed the line when one of them cut through the fence erected more than a quarter-mile from where President Barack Obama would address delegates last summer.

6 Democratic convention protesters guilty of trespass

A federal judge has found six people who protested at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia guilty of trespassing on restricted federal grounds. The judge on Wednesday acknowledged the constitutional … Click to Continue...

In groundbreaking resolution, California Democratic Party decries US support for Israeli occupation

At the California Democratic Party convention in Sacramento over the weekend Palestinian rights supporters steered to passage a groundbreaking resolution that puts California Democrats far ahead of the national and other state parties. Show More Summary

Paul Simon, With Stephen Colbert’s Help, Gives ‘Feelin’ Groovy’ a Trump-Era Update

Legendary singer-songwriter and performer at the 2016 Democratic National Convention Paul Simon isn’t a fan of every song from his discography. The performer told Stephen Colbert that he not only “loathes” “59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy),” but he also believes the song to be “naïve” and “doesn’t sound like ... More »

Seth Rich Conspiracy Theories Re-Emerge

last monthNews : The Lookout

Kim Dotcom Friday claimed late Democratic National Committee (DNC) staffer was Wikileaks source who aided in leaking DNC emails ahead of 2016 Democratic National Convention.

A battle of liberal versus more liberal exposes a divided California Democratic Party at state convention

A blistering contest to lead the California Democratic Party and near-constant protests during its weekend convention provided proof that schisms between party factions at the national level are also pulling apart the ranks at home, where the group has long prospered. Typically a sunny weekend...

Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory Continues To Spread, Now By Newt Gingrich

The Seth Rich conspiracy – that is, the theory that a young Democratic National Convention staffer was deliberately killed for his alleged involvement in the DNC email leaks to WikiLeaks – just won’t die. In point of fact, it’s started to pick up steam again, nearly a year after Rich’s death. Show More Summary

California Democrats open convention with eye on Trump

SACRAMENTO — Thousands of California Democratic activists gathered Friday for a three-day convention as they look to lift the party’s national prospects after last year’s stunning loss to President Donald Trump. In a state where Democrats are itching to lead the liberal resistance to Trump and the Republican Congress, the party’s activists find themselves singularly […]

California Democrats open convention with eye on Trump

Thousands of California Democratic activists gathered Friday for a three-day convention as they look to lift the party's national prospects after last year's stunning loss to President Donald Trump. In … Click to Continue »

Governor: Convention surplus should have gone to taxpayers

Gov. Tom Wolf says the committee that raised public and private money to put on last summer's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia should have returned surplus funds to the taxpayers … Click to Continue »

Democratic convention host group got nearly $1M in bonuses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The committee that raised public and private funds to put on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia spent nearly $1 million on bonuses given to staff members. The bonuses to the host committee staff came from a post-convention surplus and were reported in a Jan. 31 filing with the Federal Election Commission.

Trump Warns 'Pocahontas' May Run For President In 2020

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

President Donald Trump warned attendees at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention on Friday that they probably won’t like the Democrats running for president in 2020. He used a derogatory nickname to specifically call out Sen. Show More Summary

'I miss Barack Obama': Top Democratic leaders plot path to resisting Trump's agenda

Many of the high-profile attendees at the National Action Network annual convention in New York on Wednesday were the same that appeared at the convention last year. Much as he did last year, host Al Sharpton pointed out members of his...Show More Summary

Father of fallen Muslim-American soldier decries travel ban

Gold Star father Khizr Khan drew national attention when he criticized the anti-Muslim rhetoric of then-Republican nominee Trump during the Democratic National Convention.

Khizr And Ghazala Khan Endorse Democrat In Virginia Governor's Race

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the Gold Star family that delivered one of the most powerful messages at Democratic National Convention, have endorsed Tom Perriello in the Virginia gubernatorial race. The couple sent out a fundraising email on Perriello’s behalf Wednesday morning. Show More Summary

DNC Announces Members Of Unity Reform Commission

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez announced the complete list of people on the 21-member Unity Reform Commission on Monday. The panel was created at the party’s national convention in July as a last-minute compromise between supporters of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and those of Sen. Show More Summary

Philly made less than expected from Democrats' convention

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia generated less cash than expected for the host city. The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau issued a report Wednesday that said the convention last … Click to Continue »

Does Power Corrupt? Not Necessarily - But It Brings Out Your True Self

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

As Michelle Obama told the 2012 Democratic National Convention, "Being president doesn't change who you are. It reveals who you are." Mathew Hutson unpacks that statement.

Hulu orders weekly talk show from Sarah Silverman, “I Love You, America”

3 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Sarah Silverman has spoken at the 2016 Democratic national convention, offered her opinions on late-night talk shows, and showed up with sage advice and counsel last night for Pete Holmes on HBO’s Crashing. Now she’s ready to share her thoughts, jokes and love with the rest of us on a weekly basis. Hulu has ordered […]

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