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Delegate Update: The latest count in the Democratic race

Delegate Update: The latest count in the Democratic race Where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count: At the party's national convention, these delegates must vote for the candidate who won them. The AP has surveyed these delegates several times and noted their on-the-record endorsements.

Some 2,500 Americans Have Died in Afghanistan and Iraq Under Obama

In Barack Obama's keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention — the speech that catapulted him onto the national stage — the bright-eyed, loose-limbed senator from Illinois spoke of America's responsibility to its soldiers. "We have a solemn obligation," Obama said, "not to fudge the numbers or shade the truth about why they're going,...

Bernie Sanders Camp Seek To Depose DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Prior To The Convention

Bernie Sanders supporters and other liberal democrats gathered over 200,000 signatures on a petition to ask Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign on the basis of bias toward Hillary Clinton. Fox News reports that petitions appeared on Credo, Moving On, and Roots Action, among others. Show More Summary

Sins of Emissions

Will the Democratic National Convention’s 2016 platform call for a federal investigation of ExxonMobil's reported efforts to deceive the American public about the risks of human-caused climate change? Climate hawks...

DNC rejects call from Sanders campaign to boot Barney Frank from convention committee

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Senior officials from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have a rejected a request from the campaign of Bernie Sanders to boot Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank as co-chairmen on the convention’s platform and rules committees. According to The Hill,...

Bernie Sanders Derides Pick of Clinton Allies as Convention Committee Leaders

Mr. Sanders is seeking to bar allies of Hillary Clinton from leading the powerful rules and platform committees of the Democratic National Convention in July.

Bernie Sanders Wants ‘Biased’ Barney Frank And Conn. Gov. Malloy Kicked Off Convention Committees

The Bernie Sanders campaign has demanded that former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy be bounced as chairs of key committees at the upcoming Democratic National Convention. In a four-page letter dated yesterday, a Sanders lawyer also suggests that the campaign will make a stink at the convention as one of its... Show More Summary

Sanders Wants To Shake Up Dem Convention Panels

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Bernie Sanders wants two key Democrats ousted from committees at this summer’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, calling them “attack surrogates” for Hillary Clinton ’s campaign. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

By putting the word occupation in scare quotes the New York Times demonstrated everything that is wrong with its coverage of Israel/Palestine

The New York Times on Thursday described Israel’s military occupation in dismissive quotations (i.e “occupation”) in a story concerning Israelis and Palestinians and the Democratic National Convention. In another breathtaking example...Show More Summary

DNC holding forums on convention platform around country

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to defuse tensions, the Democratic National Committee said Friday it will hold public hearings around the country to develop the platform for its summer convention, a focal point for supporters of presidential...Show More Summary

Meet the Bernie-Endorsed Law Professor Trying to Unseat the DNC Chair

Running against the head of the Democratic National Convention is a pretty lonely exercise: You don't get into the race expecting a lot of high-profile Democrats will flock to you with endorsements. But then again, most DNC heads aren't as controversial as Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who's so disliked that there's been...

Wasserman Schultz Fights to Keep Job

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) “is fighting to stay on as head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) amid a roiling debate within her party about whether she should step aside before the Democratic National Convention in July,” The Hill [...]

“Inquiry Highlights Terry McAuliffe’s Ties to Chinese Company”

NYT: Four years ago, one of China’s largest agricultural importers sent representatives to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., hoping that meetings with elite party officials might yield business opportunities. The company, the Dandong Port Group, was particularly focused … Continue reading ?

Sanders: Yeah, Things Could Get 'Messy' At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic civil war over the presidential nomination continues, with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders warning that things could get “messy” in...

Democrats Reportedly Looking to Drop Debbie Wasserman Schultz

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

According to reporting from The Hill, Congressional Democrats are discussing among themselves how and when DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be forced out of her position before the July national convention.

Democrats Discussing ‘Dropping’ DNC Chairperson Wasserman Schultz

Democrats on capitol hill are discussing whether Debbie Wasserman Schultz should resign from Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair before the party’s national convention in July. According to The Hill, democrats who are behind Hillary...Show More Summary

5 Ways Bernie Sanders May Impact The Democratic Party Platform

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Every four years, as Democrats and Republicans plan for their national conventions, party leaders come together to decide on how to best dust off and shine up their respective parties' platform -- that catch-all proclamation that signals their political priorities and policy goals. Show More Summary

Dems Discuss Dropping Wasserman Schultz

Democrats on Capitol Hill are discussing whether Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz should step down as Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman before the party’s national convention in July. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

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