Climate Debate Ruckus

The demand for a Presidential Debate focused exclusively on climate change is turning into another test of grassroots power in the Democratic Party. The Democratic National Committee set up a series of 12 debates for the 2020 cycle, none with a single focus. In the face of pressure to hold a single-issue debate focused of […]

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Presidential Debate Update

Five NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo stars will put questions to 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls later this month at the first 2020 primary debate. This week the network announced that “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt, “Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie, “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd, MSNBC prime-time host Rachel Maddow, and “Noticias Telemundo” and “NBC […]

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Presidential Primary Debate Update

Because of the large field, the first Presidential Primary debate will be held over two nights on June 26 and 27, broadcast from Miami, Florida. Which candidates appear which night will be determined by random drawing. The debate will be hosted by NBC, in partnership with MSNBC and Telemundo. The debate will also stream online free on […]

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2020 Democrats Unite

DNC Chair Tom Perez published this post on Medium on May 9. His post is reproduced below. With a historic number of Democratic presidential candidates competing for the nomination and a deeply troubling Republican presidency threatening our democracy, Democratic unity has never been more important. That’s why we committed to creating a fair, transparent, and […]

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Convention Delegate Selection Plan – Comments?

The Arizona Democratic Party has published a first draft of the “Arizona Delegate Selection Plan for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.” The forty-three page document is currently on the ADP website and the ADP is accepting public comment until June 1. The Arizona Plan is subject to rules of the national party, which can be […]

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DNC Announces CEO of 2020 Democratic National Convention

Today, Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez announced the appointment of Joe Solmonese to be Chief Executive Officer of the 2020 Democratic National Convention Committee. Solmonese just recently served as the Transition Chair of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and previously served as the President of the Human Rights Campaign and the Chief Executive […]

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It’s Milwaukee!

Democrats chose Milwaukee on Monday to host Democrats’ 2020 national convention. We will nominate the next president of the United States in a city of working people, labor unions, and communities of color, all of whom play a critical role in who we are as Democrats.  This is the first time the Democratic Party has […]

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Presidential Debate News

The Democratic National Committee, which oversees the debates among Democratic Candidates prior to the DNC Convention in July 2020, announced qualification requirements for the presidential debates that include metrics related to grass-roots support. There will be 12 debates held over the course of the 2020 election cycle. The first debate will be in June 2019 […]

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Democratic National Committee Updates

The Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee met on Saturday, December 1 in San Juan, Puerto Rico — a site chosen to call attention to the continuing needs as Puerto Rico continues rebuilding from its hurricane disaster. The Committee issued this statement: “We stand with Puerto Ricans and will always help in the fight […]

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DNC Announces Framework for the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Debates

To some of us, it seems way to early to be talking Presidential primaries, but the reality is that it’s not. The party is stepping up to make plans for debates. Here’s a press release from just before Christmas issued by the Democratic National Committee. Washington, D.C. 12/20/18 — Since his campaign for chair of […]

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