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Democrats Vote to Strip Power From Superdelegates, Reform Caucuses Following the contentious 2016 primaries, the DNC embraced the biggest reforms to its presidential nomination process since the 1980s.
DNC Mistook Cybersecurity Drill for Attack The DNC told the FBI that hackers had tried to gain access to its voter database. Turns out, a local Democratic Party was running a drill.
DNC Sues Russia and Trump Aides for Conspiring to Hack Its Emails The DNC is seeking millions in damages — but its primary aim may be to create a new source of legal and political jeopardy for Trump’s team.
Longtime Clinton Ally Says DNC Rigged Primary for Hillary Donna Brazile claims Clinton bailed out a cash-strapped DNC in August 2015, and immediately gained control of the party apparatus.
Ukraine Is Proving Key to the DNC Hack Investigation One hacker whose code was used is speaking with authorities.
Tom Perez Gains Ground in Race for DNC Chair South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison has dropped out and endorsed the former Labor secretary.
Tom Perez Scores an Own Goal in DNC Contest The candidate of the Clinton-Obama camp seemed to be agreeing with Sanders supporters that the 2016 primaries were “rigged.” Bad idea.
Obama Says Democrats Lost ‘Badly’ Because They Didn’t ‘Show Up’ Obama reiterates his (implicit) critique of the Clinton campaign, while declaring his intention to become a “talent scout” for the Democratic Party.
Why the Decimated Democrats May Turn Left In a party with little power and no leader, the populists have the only coherent narrative of how Democrats should adapt to the Trumpocalypse.
Democrats Are Taking Full Advantage of Our ‘Broken Campaign-Finance System’ The DNC is taking in millions from maxed-out donors by exploiting a loophole in campaign-finance law.
DNC Email-Leak Star Pablo Hosts AMA With Trump Supporters “Hillary is going to wipe the floor with your guy between now and November.”
No, WikiLeaks Isn’t Trying to Hack Trump’s Tax Returns Julian Assange said it was in a Friday-night interview, but the organization soon dismissed its founder’s assertion.
Watch Tim Heidecker and Vic Berger’s Two-Part Convention Special Over the past few weeks, Tim Heidecker and Vic Berger have been road tripping across the country, visiting both political conventions to create […]
Samantha Bee Dove Deep on the DNC Last Night On last night’s Full Frontal, Samantha Bee dove deep into every part of last week’s DNC, from the speeches to the protests to the difficulty […]
John Oliver Covered the Ups and Downs of the DNC Last week’s Democratic National Convention was packed with speeches, off-stage protests, and drama galore. Catnip for John Oliver, who took a […]
Orlando Bloom Performs Patriotic Instagram Duty The Instagram Boyfriends were out in full force at the DNC.
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Celebrated Hillary’s Nomination from 1776 […] On last night’s live post-DNC Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer appeared as 1776 second […]
Lessons in Winning From Fergie at the DNC She made like Hillary and willed a bad night into a good, good one.
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Tony Goldwyn Advocates for Women’s Rights at DNC “I’m not quite clear on what rights men don’t have. A white man in this country, that’s pretty good!”
Ashley Judd’s Moving DNC Speech on Abortion “I am a survivor of sexual assault, including rape, and about that I have no shame.”
Colin Jost and Michael Che Did a Live ‘Weekend Update’ From the DNC Last […] Colin Jost and Michael Che are in Philly for the DNC this week, and last night at midnight they did a special version of Weekend Update live on […]
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A Report From the All-Gender Bathroom at the DNC “It’s no different from the bathrooms in your house. When men are at my house, I let them use it.”
These People Are Voting for a 3rd Party Even if it leads to a Trump presidency.
Colin Jost and Michael Che Talked to the Various Crazy People at the DNC There’s nothing like a political convention to remind you that the people most invested in politics are all totally nuts. While most people […]
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Seth Meyers Has a Message for Bernie or Bust “I don’t know which class you ditched to go to those Bernie rallies, but I have a feeling it was history.”
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FBI Now Looking Into the DNC Email Hack Cold comfort for Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
DNC Kicks Off With Lots of Booing Debbie Wasserman Schultz couldn’t even get through a breakfast speech.
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns Amid Email-Leak Scandal Internal DNC emails revealed disparaging comments she and other officials made about the Sanders campaign.
Sanders Admits the Nomination Isn’t Rigged, But Superdelegates Should Swing It Bernie wants superdelegates to take a “hard look” at Hillary and her email scandal, independent of the vote totals.
Sanders Tries to Oust Two DNC Committee Chairs The campaign’s request has been rejected by the DNC, but the conflict will likely reemerge in Philadelphia.
Bernie Sanders Is Supporting Primary Challenge Against DNC’s Wasserman Schultz In an escalation of their ongoing feud, Sanders also said he will replace Wasserman Schultz at the DNC if he’s elected president.
Bernie Sanders and the DNC Are Fighting Again Days after Sanders supporters got violent in Nevada, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is calling the campaign’s response “unacceptable,” while Team Bernie accuses her of “throwing [undue] shade.”
Bernie Sanders Campaign Still Suing DNC Over December’s Data Debacle Keeping the lawsuit alive could help ensure the DNC won’t favor Clinton over Sanders.
The DNC Chair Lends a Hand to Payday Lenders Wasserman Schultz is bravely protecting payday lenders against Elizabeth Warren’s regulatory agency.
Bernie Sanders Campaign Regains Access to Their DNC Data And the campaign may have finally gotten the “us vs. them” narrative they’ve always wanted.
Bernie Sanders Campaign Suing DNC for Access to Voter Data The DNC decided to block the senator’s campaign from the important voter data after a breach.
Bill de Blasio’s Plan to Take Brooklyn Progressivism National His bid to bring the 2016 DNC to New York is a signal of his ambitions.
A Conservative and a Marxist on Clinton’s Speech “His greatest feat is speaking with such confidence that defies fact-checking.”
Heilemann on Michelle Obama’s Stunning Speech No one realized the heights she has attained as a political performer.