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  • Jane Fonda: Donald Trump pushing young Muslims ‘closer to the terrorists’

    02/08/2016 1:40:18 PM PST · by jazusamo · 100 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 8, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is driving young Muslims "closer to the terrorists," said actress and feminist icon Jane Fonda. Ms. Fonda, 78, appeared Sunday night at the Women's Equality and ERA Coalition's "Night of Comedy" in Manhattan, accusing Mr. Trump of "fanning the flames of people's anxieties and racism," the New York Daily News reported. "It's terrible and it's dangerous," Ms. Fonda said. "Even if he doesn't make it, which I don't think he will, the fact that he's said the things he's said about Muslims for example,...
  • ‘YOU SUCK!’ Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled by NH Dems

    02/06/2016 1:10:12 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 2/6/2015 | Kyle Olson
    ‘YOU SUCK!’ Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled by NH Dems FEBRUARY 6, 2016 BY KYLE OLSON Share on Facebook869Tweet This73Reddit5371.4k Debbie Wasserman Schultz has got to be hoping Hillary Clinton can take down Bernie Sanders in the primary. Or it’s going to be a long road to November. The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee was mercilessly heckled while she spoke at a Democratic Party dinner in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday night. C-SPAN cameras were trained on a man holding a flashing Bernie Sanders sign who sat stone-faced while the audience cheered Wasserman Schultz. “We’re going to stand up and fight!”...
  • DNC shut out as Sanders, Clinton propose four more Dem debates

    01/30/2016 6:50:00 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 30, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    The DNC’s planned coronation of Hillary Clinton as the Democrats’ 2016 nominee has pretty much gone off the rails at this point, with far too many voters refusing to toe the line and the pesky FBI inserting doubts in the hearts of the faithful. You may recall that, at least until now, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz has been holding the line, insisting that her paltry schedule of six debates (four before Iowa) was sufficient and would keep the voters informed. Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley and some big names in her base have called out the obvious ploy and been screaming...
  • Clinton, Sanders camps agree to more debates, DNC (Wasserman Schulz) has yet to give OK

    01/30/2016 4:09:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/30/16
    The campaigns of Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders have reportedly agreed to four additional debates, including one Thursday in New Hampshire before the state's Feb. 9 primary. However, both camps said the agreement was not final and that Democratic National Committee had yet to give its OK. The committee has not agreed to debates beyond the original four sanctioned ones, amid complaints from Sanders and other Democrats that Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schulz, Florida, has limited the schedule to protect the front-running Clinton. But in recent days, Clinton has urged the party to add the televised...
  • DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s list of enemies just keeps growing

    01/19/2016 1:23:30 PM PST · by detective · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 19, 2016 | By Janell Ross
    We will start by admitting this: It's not immediately clear what makes for a top-notch chair of a major political party in the super PAC era. Is it the ability to raise big sums of money or skillfully lob bombs at the other party? Is crafting a successful strategy and tactics to expand the party's representation and voter base? Is it the willingness to put in one of those let's-get-this-debate-party-started performances like the one Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus delivered Thursday night (complete with the dubious claim that the GOP is the party of diversity)?
  • Will anyone watch the Democratic debate this weekend?

    01/16/2016 12:35:44 PM PST · by Libloather · 72 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 1/16/16 | James Pindell
    Sunday night's presidential debate should be the most closely watched meeting of the party's candidates this year. But once again, thanks to the Democratic National Committee"s schedule, debate viewership will not be even close to what it could have been. **SNIP** But not only will this debate air at 9 p.m. on Sunday, in the middle of a three day weekend, but it will also run during National Football League playoff games and - dare we say - a new episode of PBS's popular series, "Downton Abbey."
  • Trump Donated Heavily To Democrats, Especially During Election Which Put Reid And Pelosi In Power

    01/16/2016 12:33:37 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 107 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | 6/3/15 | Chuck Ross
    While the Trumps spent nearly $50,000 to elect congressional Democrats, they donated only $1,000 to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRSC). But perhaps the worst outcome that election for Republicans was that Pelosi and Reid became Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader, respectively. The pair made a formidable team and did heavy lifting to ensure that Obama was elected in 2008 and that much of his agenda — including Obamacare — was put in place.
  • Could the DNC really remove Debbie Wasserman-Schultz?

    01/07/2016 5:36:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 7,2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Generally, when you see criticism of DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz cropping up, it’s coming from Republicans and conservatives. And why not? There’s plenty of fertile ground for going after her. But this month she’s facing an uprising on her own left flank. As the Daily Caller reports, supporters of Bernie Sanders have started a petition drive trying to oust the Florida congresswoman from her perch just as the primary voting is about to begin. In just five days, nearly 27,000 people have signed a progressive advocacy group's petition calling on the Democratic National Committee to remove its chairwoman, Rep. Debbie...
  • Rendell: Any Dem Will Expose Trump's 'Lack of Knowledge' In a One-On-One Debate (Video)

    12/27/2015 2:38:04 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 126 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/24/2015 | Pam Key
    Thursday on MSNBC, the former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), also the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said in the presidential election debates, any Democrat,Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)16%, Martin O'Malley, or Hillary Clinton will "expose" Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's "lack of knowledge about things like the nuclear triad." Rendell said, "I think any Democrat,Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley,one-on-one with Donald Trump would be very advantageous. Donald does well when he controls the agenda. When speaking to a Trump rally. Even in the debates, nine, ten candidates, you know, moderators don't get to press him on substantive issues well. But...
  • Bernie Sanders vs. DNC gets even more fun: DNC recommended fired staffer

    12/26/2015 2:49:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 26, 2015 | TAYLOR MILLARD
    The fight between Bernie Sanders and the DNC over the data breaching scandal is getting even more sexier. One adviser tells Yahoo News fired national data director Josh Uretsky was recommended to them…by the DNC itself! "It's not as if we conjured this guy Josh from thin air. This is an individual … who was recommended to us by the DNC and NGP VAN," the adviser said.According to the adviser, one of the references that Uretsky gave when he applied to work with the campaign was the DNC's National Data Director Andrew Brown, who works closely with the shared voter...
  • The Sanders campaign is taking its fight with the DNC to the next level (Dirty Tricks?)

    12/26/2015 12:04:52 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 8 replies
    Yahoo! Politics ^ | December 25, 2015 | Hunter Walker
    The dustup over a data breach that briefly erupted in the Democratic presidential primary last week isn't over as far as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his team are concerned. In a conversation with Yahoo News, a top Sanders campaign adviser made a series of explosive allegations about how the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and a political technology company that works with the party handled the incident. According to the Sanders adviser, the DNC and NGP VAN, a firm that has a contract with the party organization to operate a voter file, have responded to the data breach by “leaking...
  • "Game of Throne: The DNC Debates"

    12/21/2015 7:28:46 AM PST · by wayne_shrugged · 6 replies
    Justin Washington, The Blogger ^ | 12/21/2015 | Justin Washington
    There was a mysterious interruption in the DNC debates on Saturday, December 19, when Hillary Clinton did not return in a timely manner from the euphemistic Throne Room. Reporters speculated that Hillary, Bill and Caitlin Jenner were having a proverbial pissing contest on a Bernie Sanders' urinal target. The delay, however, was actually due to a group of college students who were emotionally agitated that their safe spot had been usurped by the candidates' port-a-potty, and they were further aggrieved at having been microaggressed by the candidates' hostile tone of voice and aggressive debate tactics.Hillary became visibly annoyed after Sanders...
  • Don't Turn Your Back To The Light

    12/20/2015 7:08:01 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-20-2015 | MOTUS
    It's coming on Christmas, They're cutting down trees. They're putting up reindeer And singing songs of joy and peace, I wish I had a river I could skate away on No, I didn’t watch the Democrats “debate” last night. Did I miss anything? Other than Hillary being MIA again? In a rather odd moment about halfway into the debate, moderator David Muir launched right into a question for the candidates who were on the stage and noted Clinton's absence. The camera showed her center-stage position empty as the debate rolled on. Not long after, she took her spot at...
  • The Demo-creeps' Communal Database Mess [impish vanity]

    12/20/2015 3:54:57 AM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 2 replies
    While Mister Focker talks about his 'communal commode' [and failing to follow his own rule], he looks quite sane when compared with this hairbrained notion: The DNC's communal campaign computer system. Yep, both Hellery and Bernie Sanders share the same campaign database -- communism on parade in the name of efficiency. There was supposed to be a firewall that separated them, but you know how communal projects work out -- you end up taking a shower and look over to see some other guy sitting on the pot. The firewall had a weakness. Bernie Sanders stated that he informed the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton Campaign Funding the Democratic National Committee

    12/19/2015 12:11:27 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 53 replies
    The Hillary Clinton campaign is quietly making cash transfers to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to fund state party efforts in the South. Breitbart News has obtained an email sent by Hillary Clinton deputy national political director Brynne Craig, 30, to a state party chairman. Craig assures the chairman that the Clinton campaign will be making another “transfer” to the DNC. Then Craig said she would “follow up to let you know the amount that is transferred.”
  • Bernie Sanders Supporters Take Over Hillary Clinton’s Facebook Page

    12/19/2015 10:14:17 AM PST · by McGruff · 45 replies
    BREITBART ^ | December 18, 2015 | Patrick Howley
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) supporters descended upon Hillary Clinton's Facebook page Friday amid a massive war between the two campaigns involving the Democratic National Committee(DNC). The Sanders fans are accusing Clinton and the DNC of being un-democratic as talk swirls that Sanders might run as an independent. Clinton and Sanders are meeting in New Hampshire Saturday for a weekend night debate. The DNC banned the Sanders campaign from accessing its computerized voter data after it was revealed that a Sanders digital staffer looked at private Clinton campaign information by exploiting a glitch in the system. In response, Sanders campaign manager...
  • DNC About to Hand Republicans the White House

    12/19/2015 8:19:19 AM PST · by slumber1 · 60 replies
    The PC Graveyard ^ | 12-19-15 | The PC Graveyard
    There is a lot of anger in America today. Theres anger in our colleges, in our congress and in the democratic party. Thats because the DNC believes Hillary is their only chance of winning. As such, they have been stacking the deck against Bernie Sanders and Martin OMalley. Specifically, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the fourth stooge, has been. She cut the number of debates and the few debates they are having are on the weekends when no one watches.
  • Sanders, DNC reach deal on voter file access after breach of Clinton data (DNC Caves After Backfire)

    12/19/2015 6:37:50 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    CNN.Com ^ | December 19, 2015 | Ben Brumfield and Dan Merica
    Washington (CNN)The Democratic National Committee has agreed to allow the Bernie Sanders campaign to regain access to voter files, Sanders' spokesman Michael Briggs told CNN. The DNC has confirmed the decision. The DNC had cut off Sanders from a crucial voter database, saying the campaign wrongly accessed data gathered by Hillary Clinton's team. Sanders filed suit in federal court Friday evening seeking to regain access to its own voter data. The campaign also activated its email list to launch a petition against the DNC and went on a media blitz.
  • Democratic Party freezes out the people they fear most – reporters!

    12/18/2015 10:27:16 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    Full title: Democratic Party freezes out the people they fear most – reporters! – by making them cover Saturday's debate atop the ice in a frigid New Hampshire hockey arena Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3365301/Democratic-Party-freezes-people-fear-reporters-making-cover-Saturday-s-debate-atop-ice-frigid-hockey-arena.html#ixzz3ukI2vcHY Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook There's a chill in the air at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, the site of the next Democratic presidential primary debate – and it's not from an early winter snowfall. Party officials have decided to corral reporters who want to cover the Saturday evening's clash inside a hockey arena, complete with ice, as Hillary Clinton dukes...
  • Sanders campaign threatens legal action against DNC

    12/18/2015 2:29:48 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    CNN)— ^ | Catherine Treyz, Dan Merica and Jeremy Diamond
    The internal warfare exploded after the DNC cut off Sanders from the database and said the Vermont senator's presidential campaign exploited a software error to improperly access confidential voter information collected by Hillary Clinton's team. The revelation poses a setback for Sanders, who is mounting a liberal challenge to the former secretary of state. The DNC database is a goldmine of information about voters and being blocked from it could complicate Sanders' outreach efforts. The timing is also challenging, just weeks before Clinton and Sanders are slated to compete in the Iowa caucuses. And coming the day before a Democratic...
  • DNC penalizes Sanders campaign for improper access of Clinton voter data

    12/18/2015 9:32:14 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/18/2015 | By Rosalind S. Helderman, Anne Gearan and John Wagner
    Politics DNC penalizes Sanders campaign for improper access of Clinton voter data Resize Text Print Article Comments 1820 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a roundtable discussion in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (Mark Kauzlarich/Reuters) By Rosalind S. Helderman, Anne Gearan and John Wagner December 18 at 8:55 AM Officials with the Democratic National Committee have accused the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders of improperly accessing confidential voter information gathered by the rival campaign of Hillary Clinton, according to several party officials. Jeff Weaver, the Vermont senator’s campaign manager, acknowledged that a staffer had viewed the information but blamed a...
  • DNC Chair Encourages Dems to Invite Muslims to State of the Union to Rebuke Trump

    12/15/2015 1:48:53 PM PST · by PROCON · 70 replies
    mediaite ^ | Dec. 15, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    The head of the Democratic National Committee is encouraging party members in Congress to invite Muslim-Americans to President Obama's State of the Union next month as a rebuke to Donald Trump. And no, based on Politico's reporting, they don't specifically say it's a rebuke to Trump himself, but it's pretty strongly implied in some of the language they use. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Congressman Keith Ellison (one of two Muslims in Congress) wrote a joint letter to House Democrats saying that inviting Muslims to the State of the Union sends a message that "we will not be intimidated...
  • DNC drops debate sponsor over union fight

    12/11/2015 12:54:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 11, 2015 | Mark Hensch
    The Democratic National Committee announced Friday that it is ejecting a sponsor from the next Democratic debate over a labor dispute. ABC News's New Hampshire affiliate, WMUR, is no longer participating in the contest Dec. 19 contest in Goffstown, N.H. "Regrettably, as a result of WMUR's unwillingness to move forward on scheduling negotiations between the Hearst Corporation and Production Department employees represented by IBEW Local 1228 prior to the debate, we will no longer include WMUR as a co-sponsor of the debate, and their talent will not be participating in any way," DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) said in...
  • Muslims Have More DNC Delegates than Montana, Utah and Oklahoma Put Together

    12/07/2015 6:05:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Front Page ^ | 12/7/15 | Daniel Greenfield
    The number of Muslim delegates attending the Democratic National Convention has quadrupled since 2004. Muslims had around 5 percent of the delegates in a Democratic Party convention for a country where they aren't even 1 percent of the population. Number of delegates for the Great State of Oklahoma - 50 Number of delegates for the Great State of Utah - 34 Number of delegates for the Great State of Montana- 31 Number of delegates for the Great State of Vermont - 27 Number of delegates for the Great State of Nevada - 44 Number of delegates for the Great State...
  • DNC: Anti-Refugee Rhetoric Is Same As Turning Away Jews in 1939

    12/05/2015 11:29:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 5, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    The Democratic National Committeecannot tolerate Republican rhetoric against the Obama administration's Syrian refugee plan. Rejecting these migrants is equal, in Debbie Wasserman Schultz's eyes, to America's turning away Jews in 1939, forcing them back into Nazi territory. "We have seen this movie before. In May 1939, the SS St. Louis left Hamburg, Germany carrying more than 900 passengers, nearly all of them Jewish and seeking refuge in the United States. Our country turned them away, and many who were sent back to mainland Europe were killed in the Holocaust. Instead of learning from that mistake Republican candidates and politicians were...
  • Your Republican Uncle (New DNC website providing talking points)

    11/25/2015 9:36:26 AM PST · by TXnMA · 50 replies
    DNC website ^ | Undefined, but current | DNC
    YOUR REPUBLICAN UNCLE The holiday season is filled with food, traveling, and lively discussions with Republican relatives about politics sometimes laced with statements that are just not true. Here are the most common myths spouted by your family members who spend too much time listening to Rush Limbaugh and the perfect response to each of them. Want to stay in the know all year round? Sign up to have the latest updates on how Democrats are fighting back against Republicans.
  • Joe Lieberman: Media exaggerates Obama-Netanyahu hostility

    11/24/2015 2:47:23 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/11/15 | Ari Soffer
    Relations between Binyamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama are not quite as bad as they have been made out to be - and things could yet improve in the coming months, according to former leading Democratic Senator Joe Lieberman. Speaking at Haifa University Tuesday, Lieberman - who served as Senator from 1988-2012, during which time he was nominated as the 2000 Democratic vice presidential candidate - did acknowledge that the personal relationship between the two was far from perfect. Lieberman was the keynote speaker at the opening of the third session of the Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies at the...
  • The Democratic National Committee Is Broke

    11/23/2015 3:14:08 AM PST · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 23, 2015 | Patrick Howley
    The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is financially insolvent heading into the 2016 election year, Breitbart News has learned. Federal Election Commission records reveal that the DNC is millions of dollars underwater and running up a deficit each month, lagging far behind its financially savvy counterpart, the Republican National Committee.
  • Huckabee: “Democrats seem determined to defend Islam more than America”

    11/22/2015 6:37:10 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 11/22/15 | Robert Spencer
    Republican presidential candidates respond to the ridiculous Democratic National Committee ad you can see here. Huckabee’s comment is most apposite, and is true not just of the DNC, but of the Obama Administration and the mainstream media — as well as much of the Republican establishment.“EXCLUSIVE: Republicans Slam DNC Ad Attacking Them for Using Term ‘Radical Islam,’” by Patrick Howley, Breitbart, November 21, 2015: WASHINGTON -Republicans are slamming the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) new attack ad criticizing the GOP for using the term “radical Islam.”After radical Islamists carried out deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, the DNC released an ad hitting...
  • Hillary And The DNC Will Call Republicans 'Radical' But Not Muslim Terrorists

    11/22/2015 5:20:53 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/20/15 | Steve Guest
    On Friday, the Democratic National Committee released an advertisement that attempted to criticize Republicans for using the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism" when describing ISIS and the perpetrations of the terrorist attacks in Paris. However, the hypocrisy exhibited by DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Hillary Clinton is palpable. (RELATED: Clinton Still Refuses To Say 'Radical Islam,' Calls It A 'Distraction' [VIDEO]) Clinton has used the term in the past, including on February 13, 2005, when she was accepting a German Media Prize when she said the values of "democracy, tolerance, rule of law, individual rights" were "under attack from the...
  • New DNC ad criticizes Republicans for using the term 'radical Islam'

    11/21/2015 8:41:34 AM PST · by PROCON · 16 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Nov. 21, 2015 | Rick Moran
    President Obama, Hillary Clinton, and most Washington Democrats are desperate to avoid using the term "radical Islam" to describe, well, radical Islamists. Forget reason or logic; toss away reality. What Obama and the Democrats are doing by denying the existence of radical Islam is throwing a bone to Muslims who, themselves, are hostages to a fantasy. The Democratic National Committee has now enabled that fantasy by releasing what Mediaite's Alex Griswold calls a "stupid" ad that criticizes Republicans for connecting Islam with terrorism. Duh: To begin with, the ad is horribly tone-deaf. I don’t doubt that the decision-makers in the...
  • DNC Vice Chair Tulsi Gabbard: Obama Working Hand in Hand With Islamic Extremists

    11/18/2015 8:10:49 AM PST · by Ray76 · 10 replies
    Bill Maher Show ^ | Oct 31, 2015
    DNC Vice Chair Tulsi Gabbard: Obama Working Hand in Hand With Islamic Extremists. Video at link.
  • DNC looks to rebrand to stem losses during Obama administration

    11/17/2015 8:54:11 PM PST · by PROCON · 16 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Nov. 17, 2015 | Kelly Riddell
    Reeling from its midterm losses last year, the Democratic National Committee is planning a multiyear strategy to recapture Democratic seats downballot by reworking its messaging, easing ballot-access restrictions in several states and by playing an active role in redistricting.<> During the Obama administration, the Democrats have lost 11 governorships, 13 U.S. Senate seats, 69 House seats and 910 state legislative seats. A Gallup poll measuring trends in party affiliation since 2004 found 29 percent of Americans identified as Democrats in October, compared to 38 percent in March 2009 after Mr. Obama first took office. Members of the DNC group that...
  • DNC Chair Freaks Out After Andrea Mitchell Actually Fact-Checks Hillary

    11/14/2015 2:32:10 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 39 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | November 13, 2015 | Kyle Drenen
    On Friday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell actually fact-checked Hillary Clinton’s suspicious tale of trying to join the Marines in 1975: "Those comments are being mocked by Republicans today and they’re getting two Pinocchios from Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler....Why on earth would she go to a Marine recruiter in 1975?...It doesn't make sense." Her guest, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was so taken aback that the Florida congresswoman attacked Mitchell for asking questions: "With all due respect, Andrea, why on earth are we talking about this?" Mitchell hit back: "Because she brought it up in New Hampshire the...
  • Swing and a Miss: The Rubio Credit Card 'Scandal' That Wasn't

    11/09/2015 9:00:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2015 | Guy Benson
    Before you read on, ;click through and check out Matt's post from Friday on this general subject, which reviews the Washington Post fact-checker's conclusion that Rubio deserves zero Pinocchios for his explanations of the credit card controversy critics have raised since his 2010 Senate run. Rubio told the truth, the paper concluded, rendering the verdict that his "credit card saga isn't really a scandal." Not a bad headline for a campaign that has sustained heavy incoming fire from Democrats, the media and Republican rivals alike in recent weeks, suggesting that interested parties view the Rubio surge as real and threatening....
  • Democrats Look for Answers After Surprising Losses

    11/06/2015 2:36:32 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 40 replies
    morningconsult.com ^ | 11/4/15 | Reid Wilson
    Startling election losses on Tuesday have given new urgency to top Democrats in Washington planning to coordinate campaign resources, according to people involved in behind-the-scenes conversations. The discussions, which involve members of Congress, the Democratic National Committee, and party organs like the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, center on how to better coordinate political planning ahead of next year’s elections, when Democrats hope to climb out of a deep hole created by midterm and off-year elections. At the same time, interviews with top party officials from across the country and across the ideological spectrum reveal...
  • How badly has the Obama era damaged the Democratic party?

    11/04/2015 4:08:17 PM PST · by detective · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 4, 2015 | Greg Sargent
    With the political media sorting through the meaning of last night’s electoral results, a lot of reporters paid attention today when GOP strategist Rory Cooper tweeted this: Under President Obama, Democrats have lost 900+ state legislature seats, 12 governors, 69 House seats, 13 Senate seats. That's some legacy.
  • Donald Trump: "Terrible Person"Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Negotiated "Great Deal"(Shortened)

    11/02/2015 8:16:53 AM PST · by Biggirl · 46 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 2, 2015 | Katie Mchugh
    GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump tells Breitbart News Daily that the Republican National Committee needs to take a tough stance when negotiating deals with TV networks about primary debates.
  • Scarborough: RNC,DNC Becoming Less Relevant

    11/02/2015 7:28:03 AM PST · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 2, 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough reacted to the news that a number of the Republican presidential campaigns have effectively pushed the Republican National Committee aside when it comes to having a role in future debates in this presidential primary cycle.
  • DNC: Black Lives Matter Can Have Town Hall, But Not Debate

    10/21/2015 10:47:25 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 39 replies
    KStreet 607 ^ | Oct 21, 2015 | ALLEGRA KIRKLAND
    The Democratic National Committee has agreed to host a presidential town hall devoted to issues of racial inequality, according to letters obtained by the Washington Post on Wednesday. DNC Chief Executive Officer Amy K. Dacey wrote to leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement and to racial justice activist DeRay Mckesson saying that the DNC would be happy to promote an event that will address racism in America. This announcement came one day after Black Lives Matter organizers posted a petition on Color of Change asking DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) to add more presidential debates to the six...
  • Shocker: DNC Chair Cant Answer If Her Children Were Human Before They Were Born (VIDEO)

    10/19/2015 5:39:43 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 40 replies
    Political Insider ^ | 10/18/2015
    DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz got hit with a very simple question from a reporter with the Media Research Center, a question most people with a conscience could easily answer. Given three opportunities, however, Wasserman-Schultz couldnt bring herself to respond. The reporter wanted to know if she considered her three children to be human beings before birth. The pro-abortion Democrat couldnt say, but in not answering, provided a unique insight into what abortion supporters think about children that are 16, 18, 20, 24 weeks old, etc.
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz Under Fire From Fellow Democrats For Being a Liar

    10/19/2015 6:08:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 19, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Over the past few months of the 2016 presidential cycle, DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has come under heavy fire from her own party for favoring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over other candidates in the Democrat primary. In the past two weeks, Wasserman-Schultz has come under extra criticism for allegedly disinviting DNC Vice Chairwoman Tulsi Gabbard to the first Democrat debate in Las Vegas after Gabbard dared to suggest the DNC should hold more primary debates, especially since they've been requested by candidates running for the White House.Now, Wasserman-Schultz is under fire again and this time, she's being...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Democratic National Committeewoman says her party is 'clearing a path' for Hillary ...

    10/16/2015 10:59:57 AM PDT · by McGruff · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 15, 2015 | DAVID MARTOSKO
    The Democratic National Committee is 'clearing a path' for Hillary Clinton to be its presidential nominee because its upper power echelons are populated with women, according to a female committee member who was in Las Vegas for Tuesday's primary debate. Speaking on the condition that she isn't identified, she told Daily Mail Online that the party is in the tank for Clinton, and the women who run the organization decided it 'early on.'
  • Democratic National Committeewoman says her party is 'clearing a path' for Hillary because [tr]

    10/15/2015 10:59:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 15, 2015 | David Martosko
    The Democratic National Committee is 'clearing a path' for Hillary Clinton to be its presidential nominee because its upper power echelons are populated with women, according to a female committee member who was in Las Vegas for Tuesday's primary debate. Speaking on the condition that she isn't identified, she told Daily Mail Online that the party is in the tank for Clinton, and the women who run the organization decided it 'early on.' The committeewoman is supporting one of Hillary's rivals for the Democratic nomination, and said she spoke freely because she believes the former Secretary of State is benefiting...
  • Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Banned From Democratic Debate

    10/13/2015 10:40:58 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Monday, October 12, 2015 | Neal Earley
    Democratic National Committee vice chairwoman Tulsi Gabbard said she has been disinvited from the Tuesday Democratic presidential debate after comments she made on MSNBC calling for more debates, The New York Times reports. While Gabbard said she was disinvited, an anonymous source close to the DNC told The New York Times that Gabbard was not disinvited, but was told to reconsider going because she could be a distraction. Gabbard disputes the claim that she would be a distraction to the debate. "It's very dangerous when we have people in positions of leadership who use their power to try to quiet...
  • DNC chief dodges question about Sanders's socialism

    10/11/2015 10:52:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/11/15 | Kevin Cirilli
    Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz dodged questions on Sunday about whether Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders's description of himself as a "socialist" would hurt the Democratic Party. Sanders, an independent Vermont senator, has stunned political watchers as he's gained on Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the polls. His populist campaign rhetoric has tapped into the base of the Democratic Party's uneasiness with Clinton's candidacy. "He is a self-identified socialist," CNN's Dana Bash asked Wasserman Schultz, a representative from Florida. "If he is your party's nominee, would that social label hurt the Democratic Party's chances of winning the White...
  • DNC Chair: Republicans Are Saying Yeah, Lets Kick Women Out Of This Country [VIDEO]

    10/11/2015 8:33:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 11, 2015 | Christian Datoc
    Video: DNC Chair: Republicans Are Saying 'Yeah, Let's Kick Women' Out Of The CountryDemocratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz told CNNs Dana Bash Sunday that all of the remaining Republican presidential candidates are trying to out-Trump Donald Trump and are saying, yeah, lets kick women. Lets kick them and immigrants out of this country. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: I believe that any one of our candidates will stand in stark contrast, when it comes to the priorities of the American people and how theyre going to make their decision on who theyre going to vote for for President, to any of...
  • Obama offers advice to future candidate Kanye West

    10/10/2015 4:59:58 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 6 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 10, 2015 | Joe Garofoli
    As if rapper Kanye Wests ego needed a boost, now he can say that President Obama opened for him Saturday at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco. The two men never shared the stage during the fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee. Obama made a beeline for an Air Force One run to Los Angeles for more fundraisers Saturday after speaking for 22 minutes to 1,300 people who paid between $100 and $10,000 to attend. Then West, who Obama referred to as a jackass in 2009 after the rapper interrupted singer Taylor Swift at an awards ceremony, performed for about...
  • Obama, Kanye West in Bay Area to raise funds for Democrats

    10/09/2015 6:10:43 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 8 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 10/08/2015 | Josh Richman
    Amid renewed debate over gun control at home and tumult aplenty abroad, President Barack Obama arrives in the Bay Area on Friday to hold two fundraisers for the Democratic National Committee -- including one with a rap artist harboring his own White House aspirations. On Friday night, Obama will attend a reception at a private residence in San Francisco, and on Saturday morning he heads to San Francisco's Warfield Theater for an event featuring rapper Kanye West.
  • Joe Bidens Staff Met With DNC To Review Nomination Rules

    10/09/2015 6:50:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/09/2015 | Jim Geraghty
    From the last Morning Jolt of the week Is Joe Biden Running? Heres One Little Indicator Ryan Lizza, writing in The New Yorker: Joe Biden has taken another step toward entering the Presidential race. Representatives of the Vice-President held a meeting this week with Democratic National Committee staffers. They briefed Bidens aides on arcane but crucial rules that the Vice-President would need to understand if he decides to run, according to a D.N.C. official. It was the most significant sign the source had seen to indicate Bidens intentions. I think it means hes running, the source said. The D.N.C. has...