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  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz not presiding over Democratic convention

    07/24/2016 9:19:45 AM PDT · by GilGil · 111 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/24/2016 | By Theodore Schleifer, Eugene Scott and Jeff Zeleny
    (CNN) — Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not speak at or preside over the party's convention this week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced that raised questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary. The DNC Rules Committee on Saturday named Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, as permanent chair of the convention, according to a DNC source. She will gavel each session to order and will gavel each session closed.
  • DNC chair closes door on more debates [DEM DEBATE DRAMA DNC REVOLT]

    09/10/2015 8:00:21 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 28 replies
    the Hill ^ | 9/10/2015 | Jonathan Easley
    Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is closing the door on adding more Democratic presidential debates, and said a controversial clause penalizing candidates for participating in unsanctioned debates would stand. Speaking at a breakfast with reporters hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, Wasserman Schultz, who has been under fire by Democratic presidential candidates and some within the DNC, said the debate schedule was final and there would be no changes. “We’re not changing the process. We’re having six debates,” she said. “The candidates will be uninvited from subsequent debates if they accept an invitation to anything outside of the...
  • The DNC is nearly broke [Feel Good Story of the Day!]

    09/30/2013 1:13:56 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 56 replies
    CNN Money/Fortune Magazine ^ | September 30, 2013 | Tory Newmyer
    As the government nears shutdown, the fundraising arm of the Democratic Party is having a budget crisis of its own. There's another budget crisis in Washington, and it's unfolding inside the Democratic party. The Democratic National Committee remains so deeply in the hole from spending in the last election that it is struggling to pay its own vendors. It is a highly unusual state of affairs for a national party -- especially one that can deploy the President as its fundraiser-in-chief -- and it speaks to the quiet but serious organizational problems the party has yet to address since the...