Category: Democratic Party News

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

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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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Florida Democratic Party chief resigns after accusations of workplace impropriety

“When my personal situation becomes distracting to our core mission of electing Democrats and making Florida better, it is time for me to step aside,” Bittel said in a statement. “I am proud of what we have built as a Party and the wins we have had for Florida families, but I apologize for all who have felt uncomfortable during my tenure at the Democratic Party.”

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DNC on potential charges for six Russian officials over Hack

In response to the Associated Press’ public report reaffirming the DNC was hacked by Russia and news that prosecutors are considering bringing charges against six Russian government officials, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

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