Onetime Rival Endorses Ellison for DNC Chair

February 19, 2017

Dropping out of the race to lead the Democratic National Committee, New Hampshire party chair Ray Buckley threw his support behind progressive rival Representative Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota). The announcement, which came one week […]

SEIU Offers Backing for Ellison in DNC Race

February 17, 2017

One of the country’s most powerful labor organizations is backing Representative Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) for Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair, Politico reported Friday. Ellison, who is campaigning for the top DNC job as an […]

Eric Holder Backs Perez in DNC Chair Race

February 7, 2017

Former Attorney General Eric Holder touted former Labor Secretary Tom Perez’s experience as a civil rights attorney at the Justice Department, saying he “led the effort against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona on immigration issues, stopped discriminatory voter ID laws, and successfully took on Wall […]

De Blasio Endorses Ellison for DNC Chair

December 14, 2016

“The Democratic Party stands at a crossroads, and needs leadership that will expand our vision to more Americans — while also intensifying our commitment to our core values. Keith Ellison is that leader,” De Blasio told NBC News. Ellison, who launched his bid to head the DNC last month, has received […]