Category: Democratic Party News

Why Miami won’t be hosting the 2020 Democratic convention (and Milwaukee will)

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez selected Milwaukee on Monday as the site of the party’s 2020 presidential convention, choosing America’s heartland — and perhaps his heart — over the melting pot of Miami. Rejecting a pitch based around South Florida’s waterfront views, diversity, deep-pocketed donors and experience in hosting major events, Perez chose to …

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Opinion: Miami is best choice for Democratic convention

Wholesome Milwaukee — of “Happy Days” and “Laverne & Shirley” sitcom fame — thinks Miami is making the case to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention based on our looks. “Miami city officials are insinuating Milwaukee isn’t ‘fancy enough,’ ” reports ABC affiliate WISN. Sure, we look good — spectacular, most people would say — but our …

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Blue Gala speaker, FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo, on Ron DeSantis’s State of the State Address

Today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on Ron DeSantis’s State of the State address: “Ron DeSantis showed his true colors today as a far-right politician who is determined to destroy our public schools, demonize our immigrant communities, and do nothing to expand access to health care. On education and immigration, …

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DNC Chair Tom Perez promises “fair shake”

How will Democrats handle historically large field of candidates in 2020 primary debates? DNC Chair Tom Perez promises “fair shake,” focus issues. #MTP@TomPerez: “We’re not going to be talking about hand size. We’re going to be talking about health care.” THIS MORNING: How will Democrats handle historically large field of candidates in 2020 primary debates? …

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Florida Democrats to grill party chair after huge losses

After suffering huge losses in November, Florida’s Democratic National Committee members will meet behind closed doors Saturday with state party chair Terrie Rizzo to determine what went wrong — and what must be fixed in 2020 to defeat Donald Trump in the nation’s biggest battleground state. The meeting, where DNC members say they’ll air “gripes” …

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Democrats strip superdelegates of power and reform caucuses in ‘historic’ move

CHICAGO — The Democratic National Committee voted Saturday to significantly curtail the power of superdelegates and make presidential caucuses more accessible, overcoming objections from a vocal minority of its membership. (See the story in NBCNews.com)

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Florida Democratic Party Celebrates Sold-Out Lead Blue Gala

With 129 days until the midterm elections, over 13-hundred Democrats gathered for the Florida Democratic Party’s sold-out Leadership Blue Gala Saturday evening. Democrats heard from all five of the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, U.S. House Assistant Leader Jim Clyburn, and keynote speaker, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, Washington Governor Jay Inslee. …

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Local Democrats get Wave of Media Coverage

Parkland students to hold town hall in Punta Gorda Students and alumni from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will stop in Punta Gorda on Tuesday on their “Road to Change” bus tour. The nationwide tour will take the group across the country and to each of Florida’s congressional districts. Charlotte County will be its fifth …

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