February 23, 2018, Tallahassee, Fla. - College Democrats of America members are standing with the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by organizing rallies, lobbying in Tallahassee, and demanding action. Florida College Democrats Political Director, Kathryn Casello, and...

Today, the Georgia State Senate passed SB-375, a bill that would allow Georgia’s adoption agencies to deny LGBTQ couples the ability to adopt a child based on religious objection. In response, DNC LGBTQ Media Director Lucas Acosta released the following statement:

 

“Plain and...

 

Trump claims his infrastructure plan will boost our economy and lead to $1.5 trillion in new investment, but a new study shows it doesn’t even come close – his plan is estimated to spur even less new investment than the cost of the plan, and will have little to no benefit to our...

Today, the Democratic National Committee released a video highlighting the brave voices of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. These students are courageously pushing for our elected officials to stand up and enact protections that will prevent these tragedies from...

Por Tom Pérez

 

Queremos asegurarnos de aumentar la participación en el 2018, porque sabemos que cuando más personas votan, los demócratas ganan.

 

Cuando fui electo presidente del Comité Nacional Demócrata (DNC) hace un año, Donald Trump respondió de la forma usual, burlándose de...

What can we expect from Trump at CPAC today? One look at coverage over the past 24 hours and it’s clear: we can expect the same thing we heard from the NRA yesterday. Trump has chosen to stand in lockstep with the NRA rather than with the thousands of students across the country...

By Tom Perez

 

We didn’t just focus on the sexy races. We lifted Democrats up and down the ticket with money and organizing, and there's more to come in 2018.

 

When I was elected chair of the Democratic National Committee a year ago, President Trump responded the way he always...

This week perfectly summarizes Trump’s vision for health care in America: more profits for price-gauging Big Pharma and fewer protections for consumers. The pharmaceutical industry continues to benefit from massive windfalls in the Trump tax, and Trump once again sabotaged health care...

WASHINGTON—Thursday, March 1, and Friday, March 2, the Democratic National Committee’s Rules and Bylaws Committee will meet in Washington, D.C. Over the course of the two-day event, participants will review the Unity Reform Commission report and address other party business.

 

This...

Today, the FCC published its rules repealing net neutrality. Congress now has 60 legislative days to pass a resolution reversing the repeal. In response, DNC Chief Technology Officer Raffi Krikorian released the following statement:

 

“The FCC’s decision to repeal net neutrality is...

Yesterday Trump held a listening session with students, teachers and families on gun violence. It was a powerful meeting with many moving words, until Trump started speaking. Instead of listening to the victims, Trump pivoted right back to his NRA talking points, and then doubled down...

To mark AAPI Women’s Equal Pay Day, DNC Women’s Caucus Chair Lottie Shackelford and DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong released the following statement:

 

“Across the country, women are rising up and making their voices heard more loudly than ever in the political sphere. They’re...

TO:                 Interested Parties  

FROM:           Amanda Brown Lierman, DNC National Political and Organizing Director

DATE:            February 22, 2017

RE:                 Democrats are flipping some of the reddest seats

 

There’s one major trend that we saw in 2017...

At the end of his listening session on gun violence today, Trump once again voiced his support for putting more guns in classrooms. This is not the answer. Instead of continuing to push his past positions opposing common-sense gun reforms, we hope Trump will actually listen and take...

Luego de que los adultos les fallaran, estudiantes de Parkland, Florida y de todo el país están levantando sus voces y liderando en la lucha para tener reformas de sentido común acerca del acceso a las armas de fuego y para evitar que se repita otra tragedia en una de nuestras...

After adults failed them, students in Parkland, Florida and across the country are speaking out and leading the fight to enact common sense gun reforms to ensure that there will not be another school shooting.

 

Students who were victim to the Parkland school tragedy are speaking...

Yesterday, Democratic National Committee Deputy Chair Keith Ellison hosted Democrats Live with guests Colin Goddard, a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting, and Sarah Clements, the daughter of a second grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary. During the live show, the participants...

The Kansas Republican Party has voted to "oppose all efforts to validate transgender identity."

 

The party’s state committee endorsed that statement on Saturday and also said it recognizes the dignity of those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.

 

The committee...

After adults failed them, students in Parkland, Florida and across the country are speaking out and leading the fight to enact common sense gun reforms to ensure that there will not be another school shooting.

 

Students who were victim to the Parkland school tragedy are speaking...

WASHINGTON – El Comité Nacional Demócrata (DNC) anunció esta semana su recaudación de fondos para el mes de enero de 2018, la cual alcanzó cerca de $7 millones, incluyendo cerca de $ 1 millón de el Democratic Grassroots Victory Fund. El monto total representa un aumento del 40% con...

Voters trust Democrats over Republicans to do a better job of handling taxes. And it’s clear why: despite what Republicans say, the Trump tax has not trickled down to workers. Instead, corporations continue to pass their savings onto their wealthy shareholders in record numbers.

 

A...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement on the results of today’s special election in Kentucky, where Democrats flipped a seat in the state legislature. Democrats have now flipped 37 legislative seats from red to blue over the last year:

“Congratulations to...

WASHINGTON – Today the Democratic National Committee announced it raised nearly $7 million, including nearly $1 million from the Democratic Grassroots Victory Fund, in January. The total represents a 40% increase over last January’s total and is the DNC’s best January since Barack...

La Opinión: Editorial: La ley y las redadas de ICE

 

En la comunidad inmigrante hay una seria preocupación por las redadas de las autoridades migratorias, como las que semana pasada atraparon 212 personas en California.

 

Ya es doloroso que se separen familias y que se detenga a...

Trump continues to break his promise to “drain the swamp.” Here’s a few recent ways Trump and his family have made the swamp even deeper that you may have missed:

 

Donald Trump Jr. is mixing business and foreign policy while on a trip to India, where the Trump Organization is...

In response to the Trump administration’s announcement that they are promoting the use of  short-term junk insurance plans, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

 

“This is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to sabotage health care for...

In response to President Trump’s endorsement of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the Utah Senate race, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

 

“Governor Romney’s embrace of President Trump’s endorsement should come as a surprise to nobody. From...

In response to Trump’s baseless tweets on Russia today and throughout the weekend, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

 

“In the four days since we learned chilling details about the full scale of Russia’s attack on our democracy,...

By Tom Perez

 

Tom Perez is the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

 

Yasmine Taeb is a member of the Democratic National Committee from Virginia. She grew up in Coral Springs, FL and attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

 

Dear Students of Stoneman Douglas,...

Ha sido Trump quien se ha interpuesto en el camino para alcanzar un acuerdo bipartidista de inmigración que proteja a nuestros soñadores desde el primer momento. Después de crear esta crisis al eliminar el programa DACA, Trump ha arruinado múltiples acuerdos bipartidistas y continúa...

In response to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s announcement that 13 Russian individuals have been indicted for interfering in our 2016 election, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement:

 

“It is a cold hard fact that the Russian government interfered in the...

From the beginning, Trump has stood in the way of reaching a bipartisan immigration deal to protect American Dreamers. After creating this crisis by rescinding DACA, Trump has derailed multiple bipartisan deals, and instead continues to push his anti-immigrant agenda. The American...

By Matt Egan

 

It's raining stock buybacks on Wall Street -- thanks to President Trump's massive corporate tax cuts.

 

The White House has celebrated the tax cut bonuses unveiled by the likes of Walmart (WMT), Bank of America (BAC) and Disney (DIS).

 

Yet shareholders, not...

DNC Chair Tom Perez and DNC Vice Chair Grace Meng released the following statement in celebration of Lunar New Year:

 

“Happy Lunar New Year and warmest wishes to all celebrating in America and all around the world. As Asian American and Pacific Islander families welcome the Year of...

In response to former Massachusetts Governor’s Mitt Romney’s bid for a Senate seat in Utah, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

 

“While Mitt Romney desperately wants to separate himself from the extremism of the current administration, the basic...

Despite Republican claims, the Trump tax is still not trickling down to workers. More companies are announcing they are using their massive corporate tax cuts to benefit their wealthy shareholders, not their workers. Meanwhile, as workers have been left behind, the Trump...

Immigrants make significant contributions to our country – from our economy to our cultural diversity and our understanding of the world, immigrants are essential to our identity as a nation. Today and each day without Dream Act legislation, more pain and uncertainty is inflicted on...

Equal access to public services is one of the founding pillars of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This landmark law has made progress in improving accessibility and inclusion, and prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities. Instead of working to expand access to...

Tom Perez announced that Clayton Cox and Patrice Taylor are taking on expanded roles at the DNC. Clayton Cox will oversee the Finance Department and oversee our fundraising efforts. Most recently, Cox has served as the Senior Advisor to the DNC Finance Department. Patrice Taylor is...

Today, February 15th at 3:30 PM EST/12:30 PM PST, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will hold a Press Call to discuss the Trump administration’s infrastructure scam....

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement in response to the deadly shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida:

 

“I’m heartbroken by the tragedy in Parkland. My heart goes out to the victims of this senseless shooting and their families, as well as all...

Following a petition by 20 Democratic Attorneys General to oppose Republican efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, and the withdrawal of Trump’s pick to lead the 2020 Census for defending lopsided elections, the message to the Trump administration is clear: don’t...

In response to reports that Trump continues to deny that Russia meddled in the 2016 election and has failed to take any meaningful action to prevent them from attacking again despite his intelligence chiefs testifying yesterday that they are planning to, DNC deputy communications...

Last week, Colorado Republicans voted to defund the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the bipartisan board responsible for investigating and adjudicating complaints of discrimination. The board is nationally known for its role in the pending U.S. Supreme Court case Masterpiece...

Trump’s budget is a complete disaster. With so many cuts that would hurt Americans across the country, here’s just a few of the many cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services that Alex Azar will have to try and defend as he testifies before Congress.

 

Trump’s budget cuts...

Más de 850 soñadores pierden sus protecciones de DACA cada semana y se ven obligados a volver a las sombras. El reloj sigue moviéndose y cada minuto sin un Dream Act está infligiendo más dolor e incertidumbre en las vidas de miles de jóvenes inmigrantes. Esta semana, los republicanos...

Trump’s budget is a complete disaster. With so many cuts that would hurt Americans across the country, here’s just a few of the many things that Mick Mulvaney will have to try and defend as he testifies before Congress.

 

Trump’s budget hits harms lower-income Americans the most.

 ...

UPDATE: The White House’s ever-changing narrative on Rob Porter just shifted. Again.

 

Per FBI Director Chris Wray’s testimony in today’s Senate Intel hearing, we now know that the FBI completed and closed Porter’s background investigation in January. This contradicts the White...

More than 850 American Dreamers lose their DACA protections every week and are being forced back into the shadows.  The clock is ticking as every day without Dream Act legislation is inflicting more pain and uncertainty to the lives of thousands of young immigrants. This week,...

Trump’s infrastructure plan isn’t really much of a plan at all. Trump’s plan does not provide adequate funding to address our nation’s infrastructure needs. The proposal includes just $200 billion in infrastructure funding, mostly paid for by more than $178 billion in cuts to...

By Kevin Johnson

 

WASHINGTON — Russia and other adversaries will continue to engage in cyber warfare to "degrade our democratic values and weaken our alliances," the nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday.

 

"Frankly, the United States is under attack," Director of...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement on the results of tonight’s special election in Minnesota.

“Congratulations to Senator-Elect Karla Bigham on her victory tonight. As a dedicated public servant, Karla will use her experience to stand up for the most vulnerable and...

In response to the Trump administration restructuring the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

 

“The Trump administration continues to prioritize Wall Street and big corporations over American consumers. By gutting...

On the same day Trump released his infrastructure plan, he announced major cuts to transit and infrastructure programs in his budget. Trump’s sure doing a great job making it clear infrastructure is a top priority. Nonetheless, happy Infrastructure Day!

 

Trump’s infrastructure plan...

It’s long past time for Trump and Republicans to stop playing games with Dreamers’ lives and start working with Democrats to protect these Americans.

 

As the Senate begins debate on an immigration deal today, Trump continues to stand in the way.

 

NPR: “The Senate will open up a...

The Trump budget undermines many of Trump’s promises, hurts the people he vowed to protect, and makes Republicans’ priorities clear: deep cuts to programs American families rely on, to pay for the massive giveaways the Trump tax provided to millionaires, billionaires and big...

Today Governor Scott Walker met with Donald Trump to discuss Trump’s infrastructure plan and funding for projects in Wisconsin. In response, DNC Midwest Press Secretary Mandy McClure released the following statement:

 

“Today, Wisconsin’s bridges and highways are among the nation’s...

In response to a new report that the U.S. Department of Education will refuse to investigate or take action on complaints filed by transgender students restricted from using the restroom of their choice, DNC LGBTQ Media Director Lucas Acosta issued the following statement:

 

“In the...

The Trump White House can’t get its story straight on Rob Porter. Whether they’re trying to decide when Porter left the building, when they found out about the abuse allegations, or why they decided to change their response, administration officials cannot stop contradicting each...

Scott Pruitt continued the Trump administration trend of wasting taxpayers’ money, charging tens of thousands of dollars for first-class flights over just one stretch in early June.

 

Washington Post: First-class travel distinguishes Scott Pruitt’s EPA tenure

 

By Juliet Eilperin...

It’s infrastructure week, again. After repeatedly failing to live up to his infrastructure promises, the release of Trump’s infrastructure plan today once again falls short. Trump’s plan is just another giveaway to corporations and wealthy developers at the expense of American...

Trump has stood in the way of getting a deal done since the beginning of this budget debate, and he continues to reject bipartisan proposals on immigration.

 

CNN: “Trump's the decider when it comes to immigration. Will he step up?”

 

USA Today: “What is President Trump's policy...

After signing the budget deal, Trump tweeted that Republicans were “forced to increase spending on things we do not like or want” by the Democrats. We’re curious though, what is it that Trump doesn’t like or want?

 

Is it $90 billion in funding for disaster relief?

 

Fox News:...

WASHINGTON DC – Today, DNC Vice Chair Grace Meng, Washington State Senator Manka Dhingra, and DACA recipient Parthiv Patel held a press call to discuss Trump’s immigration policies and the destructive effects they have on Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities.

 

Some...

In response to Trump nominating Marco Rajkovich to chair the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

 

“Despite promising to fight for coal workers, Trump’s nominee for a key mine safety board literally made...

Workers are only getting a very small fraction of the savings companies are passing on to their wealthy shareholders. The numbers don’t lie – the Trump tax is not trickling down. By touting small bonuses, Republicans are trying to pull a bait-and-switch to cover up for the billions in...

KEY QUOTES: “Broidy’s success, however, hasn’t followed a typical trajectory: In 2012, he was convicted in a New York “pay to play” pension scandal that cost him millions and forced him to the political sidelines. […]

 

“A McClatchy investigation shows that Broidy, who has...

El Director del Comité Nacional Demócrata, Tom Pérez, realizó las siguientes declaraciones luego de que la Líder Demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, realizara una intervención maratónica para defender a los jóvenes inmigrantes conocidos como soñadores. 

“No...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered a marathon speech to fight for Dreamers.

 

“It shouldn’t take an eight-hour speech to convince Republicans to do the right thing and pass the Dream Act. But unfortunately,...

DNC Women’s Media Director Elizabeth Renda issued the following statement on the White House ignoring Rob Porter’s history of domestic violence and its continued defense of him today.  

 

“This disturbing episode speaks volumes about the values of this President and his most senior...

In response to reports that 11.8 million Americans signed up for the Affordable Care Act in 2018, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

 

“For over a year now, Trump and Republicans have sabotaged and tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act, making it more...

DNC Deputy Communications Director Sabrina Singh issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt’s comments stating that global warming is not “necessarily a bad thing.”

 

“Wrong. Scott Pruitt just made the honor roll in the Trump administration’s school of alternative facts. His...

Despite what Trump’s chief of staff said yesterday, American Dreamers represent the best of our nation. Their dedication and determination makes them the perfect example of immigrants achieving the American Dream. Donald Trump and congressional Republicans should be inspired by their...

In response to Vice President Mike Pence’s PAC, Great America Committee, contributing to the re-election campaigns of Rep. Jeff Denham (CA-10) and Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25), DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

 

“After selling out California’s families by...

In response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying that Russia is already trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections, and suggesting this administration will do nothing to prevent it, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:

 

...

In response to Vice President Mike Pence’s PAC, Great America Committee, contributing to Senator Dean Heller’s re-election campaign, DNC spokesperson Vedant Patel released the following statement:

 

“After selling out Nevada’s working families by supporting the disastrous GOP tax...

It’s not surprising, but after framing his State of the Union address as a call for unity and bipartisanship, Trump has repeatedly shown that was a lie – his presidency is just as partisan and divisive as ever.

 

THEN:

 

In his State of the Union address, Trump called for unity...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement on the results of tonight’s special election in Missouri, where Democrats flipped a seat in the State Legislature in a district that went for Trump by 28 points. Democrats have now flipped 35 state legislative seats from red to blue...

Mientras que la vida de cientos de miles de soñadores estadounidenses continúan pendiendo de un hilo, la administración de Donald Trump trabaja día y noche para aprehender y deportar a inmigrantes, dejando a sus hijos sin sus padres. La agenda anti-inmigrante de Trump está...

While the lives of hundreds of thousands of American Dreamers continue to hang in the balance, Donald Trump’s administration is working around the clock to round up and deport hardworking immigrants, leaving American children without their parents.  Trump’s extreme and anti-immigrant...

Today the Democratic National Committee announced a new digital ad campaign encouraging voters to call vulnerable Senate Republicans and urge them to protect American Dreamers. Republicans control both chambers of Congress and the White House, and they continue to block bipartisan...

According to a government estimate, the Trump administration’s efforts to allow health care workers to discriminate against women and the LGBTQ community will cost more than $300 million. DNC Women’s Media Director Elizabeth Renda and LGBTQ Media Director Lucas Acosta issued the...

Trump has repeatedly lied about crime in America to try and push his anti-immigrant agenda. Today is no different, as Trump will hold a White House event to further fearmonger and make more false claims about immigrants.

 

See the truth here:

 

Trump falsely conflates MS-13 gang...

“After promising to tackle the opioid epidemic, Trump has yet to take any meaningful action, and has only made things worse. On top of a year-long campaign to gut Medicaid, Trump has now turned his attention to gutting his own drug policy office – tasked with fighting this epidemic –...

The President of the United States has not only threatened to shut down the government, but said just today that he would “love to see a shutdown.” Only two short weeks after accusing Democrats of holding American troops hostage by tying immigration issues to government spending...

Trump previously blamed America’s “stupid” leaders for allowing such a large trade deficit and promised to equalize it in a single day, but since taking office the U.S. trade deficit has only increased, and has now hit the highest level since 2008.

 

Associated Press: US trade gap...

One dollar and fifty cents. That’s the tax cut for one person Paul Ryan celebrated this weekend. His now-deleted tweet also highlighted the bait-and-switch of the Republican strategy to highlight tiny tax cuts for workers, while giving massive tax cuts to the wealthy and big...

Donald Trump travels to Cincinnati this afternoon to promote the Republican tax plan. DNC Midwest Regional Press Secretary Mandy McClure released the following statement:

 

“Today in Cincinnati, Donald Trump will falsely claim his massive corporate tax breaks are benefiting working...

Un dólar y cincuenta centavos. Ese es el recorte de impuestos para una persona que Paul Ryan celebró este fin de semana diciendo que una maestra de Pensilvania estaba “gratamente sorprendida” de que su cheque aumentara esa cantidad. A pesar de que su tuit fue eliminado,  quedó clara...

 

As Trump heads to Ohio today to talk about the Trump tax, many Ohioans would rather see him take action on the opioid epidemic, after he has done nothing and his policies have only made this crisis worse.

 

Associated Press: In drug crisis hotbed, hoping for action on Trump’s...

In response to Mick Mulvaney reportedly pulling back from a full-scale probe into Equifax, DNC spokesperson Daniel Wessel released the following statement:

 

“Equifax failed to protect the personal data of over 100 million Americans, and now Trump’s administration is failing to hold...

This morning, Republicans continued to roundly reject President Trump and his allies’ suggestion that Devin Nunes’ memo should have any impact or bearing on the credibility of the Russia investigation, and they made clear that they don’t agree with Donald Trump that the Mueller probe...

In one of his first actions as Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar traveled to Indianapolis to announce the Trump administration’s approval of Indiana’s plan to cut Medicaid coverage by making it harder, not easier, for Hoosiers with lower-incomes to access health care....

Yesterday a federal judge in Florida ruled that the state’s current process for restoring the voting rights of people with felony criminal records is unconstitutional. In response, DNC Chair Tom Perez and Vice Chair Karen Carter Peterson released the following:

“This ruling is a...

Today, the Republican National Committee at their Winter Meeting, approved a resolution calling a transgender individual “a disqualifying psychological and physical” condition and Trump’s decision to ban transgender individuals from joining the military a policy “intent and...

El presidente del Comité Nacional Demócrata, Tom Pérez, realizó las siguientes declaraciones después de que el presidente Trump autorizara la publicación de un memorando escrito por los republicanos con la intención de desacreditar la investigación en curso sobre sus vínculos con...

Here are nine things to know about the Nunes memo, written by Republican House staffers:

 

  1. The central claim of the memo is factually inaccurate. The memo alleges surveillance abuses around a FISA warrant issued against Carter Page that was based on the Steele dossier, but the...

The Democratic National Committee has filed a notice of appeal in an effort to extend the consent decree limiting the activities the RNC can engage in to target alleged voter fraud and challenge voters. Despite efforts by the Trump campaign and RNC to suppress the vote in 2016, the...

DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after President Trump authorized the release of a memo written by Republicans and intended to undermine the ongoing investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice:

 

“This sham memo was written and...

Trump’s cabinet continued to follow in his footsteps this week, making one swampy decision after another. Here’s what you might have missed:

 

The Education Department awarded a debt collection bid to a company with links to the agency’s top officials, driving up stock shares in the...

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