With Tom Perez, Democrats pick a good chairman for DNC
Clinton supporters, former Obama administration officials and the more moderate side of the Democratic Party generally backed Perez.On the other hand, Ellison was supported by Sanders advocates and the more progressive wing of the party. NHDP Chairman Raymond Buckley dropped his own candidacy for DNC chairman on February 18 and backed U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison.
Sometimes I wish I were a Republican.
I realize many Sanders supporters are still bitter over the machinations employed by the Clintons and their backers at the DNC to keep Bernie from winning the nomination.
I guess there are two ways of looking at Perez's narrow win over Ellison: You can agree with Trump, seeing it as proof of a party rigged by leaders to exclude lefties from positions of power. And don't get too happy. "And it's his worst nightmare".
It's not that Perez isn't doing his best.
Australia bounces back to robust GDP growth
The ratio of Australia's export prices to that of import prices, also called as the terms of trade, upped by 9.1 percent. Households expenditure contributed 0.5 points to the result, and net exports contributed 0.2 points.
Investigation continues in case of boy left in hot vehicle in Brandon
Detectives are now interviewing Jacob's half-sister and any other potential witnesses along with gathering any physical evidence. Investigators say a child has died after being left in a hot vehicle all day outside a Brandon shopping center on Tuesday.
Lightning acquire defenceman Mark Streit from Flyers for centre Filppula
But Streit's contract ($5.25 million) is running out and Filppula's ($5 million) still has another year left. The 39-year-old Streit has spent four years with the Flyers, the last three as an alternate captain.
Shaheen said Perez's decision to name Ellison deputy chairman was "perfect". As soon as he was declared the victor, he appointed Ellison as deputy chair of the DNC. All over the country, millions of people are getting organized and demonstrating against the president and the broken policies of the Republican Party. If the Sanders folks trust him ("There's a lot of action but it has to be channeled into the Democratic Party"), they should trust Perez, and Clinton, and Obama - and the Central Intelligence Agency, the NSA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Martha Fuller Clark and Democratic National Committeeman Shaheen.
Rather, many on the American right (or, more precisely, we, including the more libertarian-leaning among us, who are on the non-left) recognize that Donald Trump's emphasis on the deconstruction of the regulatory state, reducing the size of the federal government, implementing tax reform and simplification, repealing and replacing Obamacare, and moving able-bodied Americans off welfare and onto the work rolls fit squarely within the traditions and goals of Reagan Republicans.
Cracraft said Bruin Democrats did not endorse anyone for the race, but supports Perez. Donald Trump won by 14 points, and [Republican moderates] picked up 14 seats in the state Legislature because there's radical social engineering going on by Gov. Brownback. We appreciate his taking the press to task (though we might think it's time to move on to a more substantive conversation). "We are going to support those candidates that have the guts to stand up to the one-percent and fight for the ninety-nine percent", Sanders told CNN Anchor Jake Tapper.
Specifically, Buckley said he also expects the DNC to bolster state parties with more training opportunities and more party surrogates to speak at local conventions. But it is a fragile unity. But in many ways this wing of the party is tone deaf. It will be recalled that there were an unusual number of recount efforts - even by those who conceded they did not have the evidence. They may support President Trump's Democrat-worthy budget-busting call for a trillion dollars in infrastructure spending and the awful idea of import tariffs under the more pleasant name of a "border-adjustable tax".
So what will happen, when the GOP goes down these Trump-guided but distinctly not Reaganesque roads? Call it reforming the party or entryism; whatever it is, it's starting to work. "And most of all, it didn't get involved in grassroots organizing and campaigning".
In the months leading up to this past weekend's election for chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Republican commentators were already playing the Farrakhan card on Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison, one of top candidates for the gig.
Medical group warns against teen use of marijuana
The drug has been legalized (PDF) for recreational use in eight states and for medical use in 28 states. Stephen Patrick, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said.
President Trump's New Travel Ban Takes Iraq Off List
Trump said his new executive order would be "very much tailored" to those rulings to ensure it passes legal muster this time. The White House's decision to halt suspension of refugees from the seven nations has struck a nerve among some activists.
Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary
Mr Ross has indicated he will step down from his position as Vice-Chair of the bank to avoid any potential conflicts of interest. Ross has also sought to ease concerns about whether the White House would try to politicize climate science.
New York Mets' David Wright iffy for Opening Day with shoulder impingement
At the time, Sandy Alderson called it a mild strain and said the expectation was for Wright to probably miss about three weeks. The Mets are not concerned at this point that the 34-year-old Wright's career could be over, Alderson said .
Jonker nets Wolfsburg post
New Wolfsburg head coach Andries Jonker has admitted that the club's decision to approach him to replace Valerien Ismael came as a surprise.
Trump To Announce Key Details Of Health Care Plan
Schumer (D-N.Y.), February 27, spoke about the chances he believes Senate Republicans have of repealing the Affordable Care Act. Trump is also seeking support from the nation's governors for changes. "They'll fix Obamacare", the former OH congressman...
Sixers' Joel Embiid out indefinitely with knee soreness, swelling
Embiid has only played one game since January 20 and has missed 13 straight games in Philadelphia. Embiid is now out indefinitely with swelling in his knee, and will have an MRI on Monday.
Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell
The Steelers have made re-signing Brown, who is in the final year of a six-year, $43 million contract, an immediate priority. The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that the team has placed the franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell.
8-year-old girl shot and killed moments after vehicle crash
Homicide detectives have confirmed that an 8-year-old girl was shot to death after surviving a auto crash early Saturday morning. The woman who allegedly shot and killed eight-year-old DeMaree Atkins fled the area in a dark-colored, four-door sedan.
Southern hemisphere rugby stars arrested for allegedly buying cocaine in Paris
Williams played for the All Blacks 77 times in his decade-long global career, which ended in 2012. They were expected to be held in custody for up to 24 hours, the source added.
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