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Column: The Democratic Party is in Trouble
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Column: The Democratic Party is in Trouble

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 12:30 AM EST, Sun., Apr. 9, 2017 Despite having a billion dollar war-chest, the adoration of the emergent majority of young, non-white Americans, advantages in organization and technology, the Democrats walked away from the 2016 general election largely empty-handed. Once-in-a-lifetime Senate pick-up opportunities in Ohio, Florida and Missouri were squandered…

OVERVIEW: DNC Elections Loom
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OVERVIEW: DNC Elections Loom

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 2:50 AM EST, Sat., Feb. 18, 2017 The Democratic Party is set to elect a new chair on Saturday, Feb. 25 after months of vigorous campaigning by prominent officials jockeying for the position. The position has remained open following the unceremonious firing of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the run-up…