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Democrats would be smart to embrace Keith Ellison as DNC chair

Tue Jan 03 04:03:13 EST 2017 | Vox
Many members of the Democratic Party establishment remain profoundly angry at Bernie Sanders and the leading supporters of his 2016 primary campaign. Conversely, many grassroots Sanders supporters remain profoundly angry at the leadership of the Democratic Party. Rehashing the origins of this situation would be pointless, but it hangs like a cloud over the race for chair of the Democratic National Committee. The people who are actually voting in this election — largely state party officials with..

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Ellison then announced that he’d step down from congress if he won the DNC race. But almost as soon as he did so, a new chorus of objections to his candidacy began: top Democratic ..
Many members of the Democratic Party establishment remain profoundly angry at Bernie Sanders and the leading supporters of his 2016 primary campaign. Conversely, many grassroots Sa..
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“I think it’s important that people feel that the party is their party,” Ellison said. “There is a pragmatic, perhaps too pragmatic step that you can say, ‘We’ll just take whatever..
Hon. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, America’s first Muslim Congressman, has put himself forward for the job of Chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee. Heavy hitters on Elli..
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) has dominated the endorsements game in the race to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Most voting DNC members—a majority of..
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“Yeah, I would,” Ellison told HuffPost when asked about banning lobbyist donations. “I think it’s important that people feel that the party is their party … There is a pragmatic, p..
Raymond Buckley’s frustration with Democrats in Washington runs all the way to the White House. Buckley, New Hampshire’s Democratic chairman and one of five candidates vying to be ..
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison has yet to say what role he believes Russia played in the hacking of the Democratic National Committee officials, even as he ramps up his bid to b..
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The knives are out in Florida's unpredictable contest for state party chairman, where some of the candidates are going to extraordinary lengths to qualify for the post after being ..
After decades of working with universities and corporations, five years ago I entered the world of international development as the CEO and president of Catholic Relief Services. O..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of governorship..
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CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE —  Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of gov..
  @amysherman A group of Miami-Dade Democrats filed a grievance Tuesday alleging that the county party violated rules when it elected Stephen Bittel as state committeeman..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of governorships..
CONCORD, N.H. — Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of governorships, leg..
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After demanding for six years that the Affordable Care Act be gutted, Republican leaders refused Wednesday to outline concrete steps to repeal and replace it, even a..
After demanding for six years that the Affordable Care Act be gutted, Republican leaders refused Wednesday to outline concrete steps to repeal and replace it, even a..
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of governorships..
President-elect Donald Trump went on the attack Thursday, a day ahead of his promised briefing on why U.S. intelligence agencies are convinced Russia was behind election-related ha..
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democrats around the country are demanding change from a national committee they say has focused too heavily on the White House at the expense of governorships..