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‘Loss of reputation’: Lawmaker hints at Clinton ‘phobia’ after Russian threat statements
State Duma MP Irina Yarovaya said that Hillary Clinton’s latest allegations that Russia could somehow interfere with US presidential polls could be a publicity stunt or a real phobia, but either way, they severely damage her reputation as a politician. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Comey: FBI probing election interference
James Comey declines to call out Russia, but says probe is "very, very serious."         
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FBI director says bureau probing election interference from abroad
James Comey declines to call out Russia, but says probe is "very, very serious."       
109 points by USA Today | Democratic National Committee United States Democratic Party Federal Bureau of Investigation Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Jeh Johnson says DHS effort is not a federal takeover of elections
Eric DuVallWASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said efforts to help states secure their online election systems are not a federal takeover of elections.
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An unsung hero, she raised the cash for the convention
You don't know her name, but without Michelle Singer there might never have been a Democratic National Convention here. Or the bills might have gone unpaid, and the thousands of people at the convention might not have been able to live-stream or tweet the event.
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Guccifer 2.0 angry about his DNC hack being blamed on Russians – WSJ
A person claiming to be the hacker responsible for leaking confidential materials from the Democratic Party told the Wall Street Journal that he is not connected to Russia and is angry that Moscow is getting all the credit for his actions. Read Full Article at RT.com
2721 points by Russia Today | Democratic Party Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Democratic National Committee Russia George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States United States Senate
Is Moscow meddling in the presidential election?
Rep. Adam Schiff, top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee, calls for retaliation against Russia.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Vladimir Putin Democratic National Committee Russia Election Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz Prime Minister of Russia Democratic Party
This 35-year-old Indiana mayor says he can revive Democratic Party
South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is vying to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.       
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Young Indiana mayor says he can revive Democratic Party
South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg is vying to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee.       
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Perez and Ellison pick up more labor endorsements in DNC race

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Ellison endorsed by rival in DNC race
New Hampshire Democratic chairman Ray Buckley has quit the race.
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Rendell picks 'Mayor Pete' for Democratic national chairman
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, once a national Democratic chairman, announced Thursday he is backing dark-horse candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to lead the party.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Democratic National Committee Voting Pennsylvania Hillary Rodham Clinton Democracy Ed Rendell Election Bill Clinton
Proposed DNC resolution mocks FBI Director James Comey
ATLANTA — The Democratic National Committee will have a chance to officially slam FBI Director James Comey for his election-year probe of Hillary Clinton in a resolution that's a riff on ABC's "Designated Survivor."A Clinton supporter proposed a resolution calling Comey's public statements about Clinton "infamous, partisan and illegal."
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Ellison tells DNC members that DNC chair rival is trying to skew race
"You received a voicemail, email and a text message trying to make the race sound like it is over.”
17 points by The Washington Post | Democratic National Committee Keith Ellison Nancy Pelosi Minnesota Minnesota's 5th congressional district Dennis Kucinich Martin Olav Sabo Mike Erlandson
Democratic Party chairs struggle to harness activism burst
Democratic Party officials: Many states are poorly staffed and underfunded after eight years of neglect.       
8 points by USA Today | Democratic Party Barack Obama Democratic National Committee Republican Party Howard Dean United States California United States presidential election 2008
Protester urges Tom Perez to back Democratic primary challengers
The restive energy on the Democratic Party's left breaks through at the Women's National Democratic Club forum with candidates for Democratic National Committee chair.
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Young Indiana mayor vies to lead Democratic Party
Indiana mayor has the backing of three former chairs of the Democratic National Committee.       
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Ohio congress members Marcia Fudge, Tim Ryan back Jaime Harrison of SC for DNC chair
U.S. Reps. Marcia Fudge and Tim Ryan are pushing for Jaime Harrison of South Carolina to become the next Democratic Party chairman. Watch video WASHINGTON - Ohio members of Congress Marcia Fudge and Tim Ryan on Wednesday urged members of the Democratic National Committee to select South Carolina Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison as the party's next national chairman. Harrison, a former aide to South Carolina Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn, is among seven contenders to succeed Florida's Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the top party leadership job. The others are former Labor Secretary Tom Perez; U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota; television commentator Jehmu Greene; New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley; South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sally Boynton Brown, executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party. Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper backs Tom Perez in DNC chair race Fudge and Ryan said Harrison should get the job because he's best equipped to help the party win the presidency and other elected posts around the country. What does Fudge say? Fudge said Democrats lost the last presidential election because they conceded important constituencies like the South, moderates and independents. "Jamie is not to concede any ground," said Fudge. Fudge said Harrison revamped the Democratic party in South Carolina by building coalitions and can change the trajectory of the national party "because he knows this party better than any of the other candidates running." What does Ryan say? Ryan said Harrison could help reconnect the party to its working class roots. He said the South Carolina party's effort to engage the community outside of politics by helping at churches and food banks, and registering people for insurance under the Affordable Care Act should be a national model. Proud & excited to endorse Jaime Harrison for DNC Chair. His whole life story has prepared him for this role. #JoinJaime @Harrison4DNC! pic.twitter.com/qcGPanRU5a -- Tim Ryan (@TimRyan) February 15, 2017   "I think that is the secret sauce of how Democrats reconnect with working class families, poor families who don't see the political process as something they should participate in," said Ryan. What's next? On Feb. 25, 447 members of the DNC will meet in Atlanta to select the new party chairman. Voters in that election are selected by party members. Nine are from Ohio. Although Fudge and Ryan aren't among those who will get to vote in the chairman's race, Fudge said their endorsements could inform the Ohioans who do have votes, as they're the ones who will have to work with the next DNC chair. "We want someone we believe can put the presidency back in Democratic hands," said Fudge.
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A conversation with Keith Ellison, contender for new DNC chair
Still reeling from a crippling 2016 election loss, national Democrats are weighing the choice of a new Democratic National Committee chair Feb 23-26. Among the chief contenders is Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison, who has been backed by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and other progressives.
519 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Minnesota Democratic Party Democratic National Committee Howard Dean Barack Obama Vermont Bernie Sanders United States Senate
DNC race grinds on as progressives and protesters strategize
The race has taken on the feeling of an endless's director's cut, with less public engagement than Democrats had hoped.
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Democrats meet to dissect 2016 losses, plan for future
The 10 candidates for DNC chair gathered in Detroit for the third of four Future Forums. They told a group of several hundred people that a ...       
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Dems meeting in Detroit to discuss stemming the red tide
Democrats will gather in Detroit Saturday to plan for the future, hear from candidates for leadership spots        
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Martin O'Malley, former presidential candidate, to entertain revelers at New Year's Eve party
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who briefly challenged Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, will ring in 2017 on his old stomping grounds. His Irish folk-rock band is the scheduled entertainment for the New Year's Eve party at a popular Annapolis music venue. "Get ready to celebrate New ...
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Rep. Keith Ellison, who is in the running to be the next DNC chair, will meet with California Democrats on Saturday
Essential Politics: Democrats boast they've picked up another seat in Legislature, statewide uncounted ballots dips below 3.5 million Nov. 18, 2016, 11:18 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:Less than...
103 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Party Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz Minnesota Kirsten Gillibrand Hillary Rodham Clinton Tim Kaine Jewish members of the United States House of Representatives
Martin O'Malley won't seek DNC chair position
Less than a week after floating his name for the job, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday he will not run to lead the Democratic National Committee. "While I'm grateful to the supportive friends who have urged me to consider running for DNC chair, I will not be seeking our party's...
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The next generation of Democratic leaders is, um, nonexistent
The party of young people is led by, um, not-young people.
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Freedom Partners PAC targets McGinty with new ad
A super PAC backed by the Koch brothers has released the fifth in a series of ads highlighting connections between Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty and companies she worked to bring to Pennsylvania while she was secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection.
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Corey Lewandowski Continues to Be Paid by Donald Trump’s Campaign
The former campaign manager, who has since joined CNN as a commentator, was paid $20,000 in August by the Trump team for “strategy consulting.”
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Oliver Stone talks ‘Snowden’ movie, love, cyberwarfare & govt secrets (VIDEO)
Despite Edward Snowden’s notoriety, rarely mentioned is how he became one of the biggest whistleblowers in US history. “Snowden” director Oliver Stone offers insight into who the former NSA contractor is, as well as what to expect in the age of cyberwarfare. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia Undermining International Order, Says U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Russia of undermining the international order and said Washington wouldn’t ignore ‘efforts to interfere with our democratic processes.’
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Snowden ‘uncomfortable’ with film portrayal, calls UK ‘authoritarian’ in new interview
US exile Edward Snowden, the subject of a new Oliver Stone film that premiered at the Toronto Film Festival Friday night, says in a new interview that he was “uncomfortable” with the accuracy of his portrayal. Read Full Article at RT.com
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