On November 4th, 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama was elected the 44th and first African American President of the United States. After working his way through college, Obama dedicated himself to helping rebuild Chicago’s under-served communities, a commitment he continued after graduating from Harvard Law School.
He was elected to the . . . Read More
Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and raised in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1972, becoming the sixth youngest senator in history.
In the Senate, Biden served as chairman of the Foreign Relations and Judiciary committees, played an active role in passing the 1994 Crime Bill and the Violence . . . Read More
Since Nevadans elected him to the Senate in 1986, Harry Reid has developed a reputation as a consensus builder and a skillful legislator. Even his Republican colleagues praise his reasoned, balanced approach.
Reid has been leading Senate Democrats since 2005. During his time as majority leader, Senator Reid and Senate Democrats passed . . . Read More
Nancy Pelosi made history in 2007, breaking the marble ceiling to become the first woman to serve as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. She served as speaker for four successful years, during which she and her leadership team addressed challenging issues facing the American people.
Now, as House Democratic Leader, Nancy . . . Read More
Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, a syndicated columnist, and the Interim Chair and Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee.
Ms. Brazile began her political career at the age of nine when she worked to support the campaign of a city . . . Read More