ATLANTA – Today, the DNC released the official candidate ballot for DNC officer positions. Candidates were required to submit 20 DNC member signatures to the DNC in order to qualify for the ballot. All officers will be elected by the full DNC membership on Saturday, February 25.

The...

ATLANTA – Next week, DNC members from across the country will gather at the DNC’s Winter Meeting in Atlanta, where the party will elect new officers and focus on ensuring all Americans have access to a good job with good pay, affordable health care, a secure retirement, and a quality...

BALTIMORE – On February 11, the Democratic National Committee will hold its fourth regional DNC Future Forum at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Press must RSVP here in order to guarantee a press credential.

The DNC Future Forum will begin at 9 a.m. local time and end at...

DETROIT – On February 4, the Democratic National Committee will hold its third of four regional DNC Future Forums at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

Press must RSVP here in order to guarantee a press credential.

The DNC Future Forum will begin at 9 a.m. local...

PHOENIX – On January 14, the Democratic National Committee will hold its first of four regional DNC Future Forums in Phoenix, Arizona.

The morning portion will feature presentations, success stories, and looking ahead to opportunities on the horizon. In the afternoon portion, each...

“Everyone knows there was no massive voter fraud in the election – even President Trump’s own legal team admitted it in court. But he can't let go of his voter fraud fantasy – both because he cannot bear the thought that millions more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than for him,...

Washington, DC – DNC national press secretary Adrienne Watson released the following statement in response to the deletion of the Badlands National Park Service tweets about climate change in defiance of President Trump’s gag order.

“Vladimir Putin would be proud.”...

WASHINGTON -  Donald Trump today signed two executive orders to advance construction on the controversial Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines. DNC Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement:

“With the stroke of a pen, Donald Trump just sided with big business and big...

HOUSTON – On January 28, the Democratic National Committee will hold its second of four regional DNC Future Forums at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.

The DNC Future Forum will begin at 9 a.m. local time and end at approximately 6 p.m. local time.

The morning portion...

WASHINGTON – With Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump has nominated the most extreme candidate for Attorney General in modern history. DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement before today’s Senate confirmation hearings begin:

“As our nation’s top law-enforcement...

WASHINGTON -  In an interview today, former RNC Chair and incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus suggested that the DNC was substantially responsible for the multi-pronged Russian attack on the 2016 election – an attack that the U.S. Intelligence Community concluded was...

WASHINGTON – Today, the Democratic National Committee announced moderators for the DNC’s Future Forum series, which will feature candidates for DNC Chair and other DNC offices.
 

  • The first DNC Future Forum, which will take place in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, January 14 at the...

WASHINGTON — President Obama today authorized a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s attack on our democracy and efforts to influence the outcome of the 2016 election. DNC Interim Chair, Donna Brazile issued the following statement:
 
“We applaud President Obama...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile today called on Congress to launch a thorough, independent, and bipartisan investigation into the Russian government’s unprecedented interference in the 2016 election.  The intelligence community concluded that the Russian...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“After losing the Governor's race, Republicans in the North Carolina legislature are executing an unprecedented partisan power grab during the lame duck session to spite the next governor of the state. After...

The Democratic Party today announced the first stop of its “DNC Future Forum,” which will feature candidates running for the next party chair and candidates for the other national officers. The tour is an opportunity for top Democrats to listen to the American people, to lay out their...

WASHINGTON - Today Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law banning abortion after 20 weeks, without any exceptions for survivors of rape or incest. In response, the DNC released the following statement:

“Let’s call this law what it really is: an attempt to take away the...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election is not a matter of opinion – it is a matter of fact, confirmed by the experts in our Intelligence Community. And yet, Donald Trump and members of his...

This week the Ohio state legislature doubled down on their attacks on women’s health by approving a ban on abortion after 20 weeks, which could be the nation’s toughest restriction on abortion. When asked why Republicans moved the bill forward, Ohio Senate President Keith Faber said,...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“I applaud President Barack Obama for ordering a full review of the Russian government’s interference in our election and hacking of the DNC and other Democratic entities and officials. Our Intelligence...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement in response to the November jobs report, which showed that 178,000 new jobs were created and the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, a 9-year low:
 
“Nearly eight years of Democratic leadership in the...

WASHINGTON- DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong issued the following statement:

“Donald Trump campaigned on a dangerous promise to discriminate against Muslim Americans. Now, his supporters are turning to one of the darkest chapters in our history to justify Trump’s proposed ‘Muslim...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“I am deeply saddened by the news of Janet Reno’s passing. Ms. Reno was a trailblazer who served with distinction, dignity and a warm sense of humor as the first female to hold the office of U.S. Attorney...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement in response to the strong October jobs report, which showed the strongest wage growth in nearly eight years, the unemployment rate falling to 4.9 percent, and 161,000 new jobs created:

“The last jobs report...

WASHINGTON- Today, DNC National Press Secretary Mark Paustenbach released the following statement:

“Today’s verdict confirms that top staff to Chris Christie led a scheme that put people’s lives in danger for the Governor’s personal political retribution. During the trial, both the...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement in response to the strong October jobs report, which showed the strongest wage growth in nearly eight years, the unemployment rate falling to 4.9 percent, and 161,000 new jobs created:

“The last jobs report...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee released print and radio ads aimed at reaching Asian American and Pacific Islander voters. The ads, which is part of a seven figure buy targeting communities of color, will run in key battleground states across the country, including...

MEMO

To:      Interested Parties

From: Brandon Davis, DNC Chief of Staff

Date:   November 1, 2016

Re:      Democrats Getting Out the Vote with One Week to Election Day

With one week to go until Election Day, the Democratic Party remains united, focused on the issues that matter...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“FBI Director Comey unequivocally cleared Hillary Clinton of any intentional wrongdoing three months ago, and said that no reasonable prosecutor would pursue the case in question further. Now, 11 days away...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement on news that the economy grew at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the third quarter of 2016, the fastest rate of growth in over two years, and more than double last quarter’s rate:

“Today’s GDP report is...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee today announced that it raised $22.2 million during the period between October 1st and October 19th, ending the period with $8.28 million on hand.

“We are extremely grateful for the support the Committee has received this month to help...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee today released a new radio ad featuring award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright.  The ad is part of the seven figure paid advertising blitz the DNC launched several weeks ago targeting communities of color.  In “Our Story,” Wright reminds...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“Trump’s latest claim that the Affordable Care Act is ‘blowing up’ is as unfounded as his claim that he’s ‘winning the election.’ The fact is: 20 million Americans have coverage under the ACA who wouldn’t...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim-Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s dangerous rhetoric about the integrity of our election: 

“Great leaders encourage more democracy, not less. Donald Trump is trying to convince voters that their votes don’t count...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“This was Donald Trump’s last real chance to give undecided voters a reason to vote for him. Instead, he imploded, saying that he might refuse to accept the results of the election if he loses, making a...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee today announced that it raised $36.6 million in September and ended the period with $12.2 million cash-on-hand. Over the past several months, the DNC has made critical investments where they matter most – in the states. The DNC...

WASHINGTON – Hillary For America released a new television ad today paid for by the Democratic National Committee called “Show Up,” which showcases the power voters have this November to build on the progress we have made under President Obama. The ad features Academy Award winning...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“This federal court ruling is a major victory for voting rights in Florida, where Hurricane Matthew recently made it difficult for some residents to register. Registering and voting should be as easy as...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“Hillary Clinton’s plan to double the Child Tax Credit and expand it further for middle-class families is exactly the kind of leadership we need in the White House. Unlike Donald Trump, whose economic plan...

“As a longtime political activist with deep ties to our party, I supported all of our candidates for president. I often shared my thoughts with each and every campaign, and any suggestions that indicate otherwise are simply untrue. As it pertains to the CNN Debates, I never had access...


WASHINGTON -- Today the Democratic National Committee launched a new radio ad featuring President Barack Obama as part of its seven-figure advertising blitz targeting communities of color across the nation.
 
In the ad titled “Legacy,” President Obama reminds voters that the gains...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“Let’s get this straight. Paul Ryan supported Trump when he knew he called women 'fat pigs' and 'slobs,' and attacked a former Miss Universe over her weight. He supported Trump when he knew he started his...

Here are the stories that Trump – and his fellow Republicans down-ballot – are waking up to in states across the country:

Denver Post Editorial: Trump doubles down on desperate strategy in second debate

Donald Trump’s attempts Sunday to shift attention away from his boasts of sexual...

WASHINGTON -- DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“Donald Trump would have had a better debate if he had just stayed in Trump Tower. He failed to issue a serious apology for his treatment of women, admitted he didn’t pay taxes, resorted to desperate...

The Donald Trump we saw on stage tonight is the same Trump who has spent last 30 years demeaning women, avoiding taxes, and using dangerous and divisive rhetoric. Between incoherent ramblings and unfounded attacks, he described his past misogynistic remarks as “locker room talk,”...

@RalstonReports: Trump knows very little about foreign policy. #punditry

@giacomonyt: Trump is clueless about foreign policy.

@kurteichenwald: This discussion of foreign policy by Trump is factually wrong on so many levels. This is worse than anything he has ever said.

@KatyTurNBC:...

@kenvogel: Seems like a big moment: @andersoncooper gets Trump to admit that he used $916M in losses to write off income taxes. “Of course I do."

@newschambers: Donald Trump admitted not paying federal tax. A stunning moment in a Presidential #debate

@samsteinhp: Trump admits he...

@samsteinhp: Trump doesn’t have the slightest clue about health care policy.

@JohnJHarwood: Trump just making stuff up about Obamacare costs

@ByChrisBrennan: Trump's repeal and replace plan for Obamacare is a bit hazy on details.

@ChrisMegerian: Cooper asks Trump for specifics on...

@morningmoneyben: Trump is just such a walking disaster. #debate

@jameshohmann: Trump is not stopping the bleeding. He's making it worse.

@murphymike: M-E-L-T-D-O-W-N

@TaraSetmayer: If there was any question that Trump was temperamentally unfit 2 be POTUS before tonight, that's...

@jonallendc: Donald Trump found a way to get beneath the dignity of Donald Trump.

@esquire: Donald Trump Just Pulled His Most Disgusting Stunt Yet: http://esqr.co/XxD0R6F 

@LeslieSanchez: The latest Trump stunt has all the drama of a telenovela and the effectiveness of a train...

“Earlier today the United States government formally identified the Russian government as being responsible for the cyber-attacks on U.S. institutions including Democratic political organizations which occurred over the past year. These attacks clearly were intended to interfere with...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement:

"Donald Trump's offensive, degrading, and disgusting comments about women revealed today are beyond the pale and don't bear repeating. This was not ‘locker room banter.’ This is who Donald Trump is, and it...

Today, the Democratic National Committee launched a Spanish language radio ad to hold Republicans accountable for the divisive, negative rhetoric we’ve seen them use toward the Latino community. The ad, which is part of a seven-figure national advertising blitz, exposes how Republican...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement in response to the September jobs report, which showed 156,000 new jobs created:

“Today’s strong jobs report is further proof that Democratic leadership in the White House is the right choice to keep...

WASHINGTON, DC – DNC AAPI Caucus Chair Bel Leong-Hong issued the following statement condemning the racist and condescending “Watters’ World” segment of Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor” profiling Asian American voters:
 
“It is tragically tone deaf and insensitive that a Fox News...

WASHINGTON -- DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement followingtonight’s vice-presidential debate: 

“There was no contest tonight. Tim Kaine demonstrated that he and Hillary Clinton are prepared to lead our country on day one.  They are ready to face the...

Ad campaign will focus on what's at stake for African-Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian-American and Pacific Islanders

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee today announced the launch of a seven figure advertising blitz to engage and energize communities of color...


WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile, DNC Disability Council Chair Tony Coelho and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) issued the following joint statement:
 
“The Democratic Party is proud to celebrate Disability History and Employment Month, and the profound contributions...

“As LGBT History Month begins, we have so much progress to celebrate. From the Stonewall uprising to the many victories during the Obama presidency--including ending Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and the Supreme Court wins that enacted marriage equality--our nation has made enormous strides....

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile and Ethnic Council Chair James Zogby issued the following joint statement:

“The Democratic Party shares the mission of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC). We stand for diversity, inclusivity, freedom of religion, and we...

WASHINGTON — DNC Hispanic Caucus Chair Iris Martinez released the following statement:
 
“During Monday night’s debate, when Hillary Clinton exposed Donald Trump’s long history of insulting women, she told the story of Miss Universe Winner Alicia Machado, whom Trump called ‘Miss...

Earlier this month, the Democratic National Committee launched its state-based Victory Leaders Council (VLC) program. Today, Texas becomes the fourth state program, following Georgia, Utah, and Arizona. Councils will exist in red and blue states that have not been contested in recent...

Donald Trump continues to show why he lacks the temperament and judgement to be president. Trump doubled down on his attacks of former Miss Universe Alicia Machado the day after the debate, years after he publicly humiliated and demeaned her appearance. Trump’s sexist rhetoric and...

Today, the Democratic National Committee announced new additions to their general election team. Michael Lux will join the DNC as Senior Advisor for Progressive Outreach and Donnie Fowler as Get-Out-the-Vote (GOTV) Director. Lux and Fowler join Kandie Stroud and Debbie Berger who were...

MEMO: Four Fatal Flaws for Trump Last Night
From: DNC Communications Director Adam Hodge
To: Interested Parties

Last night was a clear win for the Democrats. Secretary Clinton displayed her strength, stamina, and expertise, while Trump wilted under the pressure and ran out of gas....

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement on National Voter Registration Day:

“The right to vote is our most fundamental right – it is the right that protects and preserves all of our other rights and freedoms. Today, on National Voter Registration...

WASHINGTON — DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement following tonight’s debate:

"Hillary Clinton delivered a strong performance tonight, demonstrating once again that she is the only candidate READY and qualified to serve as President. The American people...

WASHINGTON —  DNC Communications Director Adam Hodge issued this statement responding to a Yahoo report that Carter Page, a top Trump foreign policy adviser with extensive business ties to Russia, has been communicating with senior Russian government officials close to Vladimir Putin,...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“While the struggle against discrimination and racial inequality is far from finished, this new museum is a beautiful testament to just how far we’ve come. Tracing our history from the shackles of slavery to...

“Ted Cruz finally endorsed Donald Trump today.  Here are some of the choice words he has used to describe the man he now wants to be President of the United States:

  • A pathological liar
  • A sniveling coward
  • A bully
  • A narcissist
  • Utterly amoral
  • Terrified of strong women
  • And...

Washington – DNC Black Caucus Chair Virgie Rollins issued the following statement after members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) delivered a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to address inequities in community policing.

“The CBC...

The Democratic National Committee today announced that it raised $28.9 million in August and ended the period with $11.5 million cash-on-hand.
 
"We are  proud of the support from both sustaining and first time contributors to the DNC. Democrats across the country are contributing...

MEMO

To:      Interested Parties

From: Brandon Davis, DNC General Election Chief of Staff

Re:      50 Days Out – Together, We Win

With 50 days left in this campaign and early voting beginning in a few days, the Democratic National Committee is sharpening its focus on activating...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“For five years, Donald Trump peddled the racist and divisive conspiracy theory that President Obama was not born in the United States. Today, Trump refused to admit that he was wrong. And he had the...

WASHINGTON —  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile and DNC Black Caucus Chair Virgie Rollins issued the following statement on the Congressional Black Caucus’s Annual Legislative Conference and the Anniversary of Birmingham Church Bombing:
 
“African Americans leaders from across the...

WASHINGTON - Today the Democratic National Committee announced that it will transfer $2.5 million to both ($5 million total) the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for critical general election activities.  

“I’m thrilled to...

WASHINGTON —  DNC General Election Chief of Staff Brandon Davis issued the following statement:
 
 “Donald Trump couldn’t have picked a better day to talk about his economic agenda – the anniversary of the financial crisis. After Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008, the economy plunged...

WASHINGTON -  Donna Brazile, presidenta interina del DNC, e Iris Martínez, presidenta del Grupo Hispano del DNC, dieron a conocer las siguientes declaraciones sobre el Mes Nacional de la Hispanidad, que se inicia hoy:

“El Partido Demócrata se enorgullece de celebrar el Mes de la...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile and DNC Hispanic Caucus Chair Iris Martinez issued the following statement on National Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins today:

“The Democratic Party is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month along with the millions of Hispanic...

WASHINGTON — Today Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement:
 
“The DNC is the victim of a crime—an illegal cyberattack by Russian state-sponsored agents who seek to harm the Democratic Party and progressive groups in an effort to influence the presidential...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement on the Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act:
 
“When Democrats passed the Violence Against Women Act twenty-two years ago, it was the first piece of federal legislation to seriously address domestic...

WASHINGTON - DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement on Hajj and Eid Al-Adha:

“Today, Muslim Americans are among the more than 1.5 million Muslims gathering to complete their pilgrimage to Mecca, and among more than a billion Muslims worldwide celebrating Eid...

WASHINGTON – Today DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement: 

"I am glad to learn that Secretary Clinton is already feeling better and I wish her a speedy recovery.  I look forward to seeing her back out on the campaign trail and continuing on the path to...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement commemorating the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks:

“Fifteen years ago, nearly three thousand lives were taken from us in the September 11 terrorist attacks. As we commemorate the...

The Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Ann Kirkpatrick for Arizona, the Arizona Democratic Party, Hillary for America, and Sanders, Inc., announced that they reached a settlement in their joint lawsuit against Maricopa County, Arizona that...

Last week, the Democratic National Committee announced the launch of its state-based Victory Leaders Council (VLC) program. Today, Arizona becomes the third state program, following Georgia and Utah. Councils will exist in red and blue states that have not been contested in recent...

WASHINGTON - Tonight, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will both take the stage in New York for a forum hosted by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) focused on national security, military affairs, and veterans’ issues.

Donna Brazile, Interim Chair of the DNC, and Don...

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee (DNC) today announced the addition of several battle-tested, experienced strategists to its general election team. Over the next 63 days, these key additions will help the Committee execute its strategy to help elect Hillary Clinton and...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile and Vice Chair Maria Elena Durazo issued the following statement:
 
“The men and women of the American labor movement sacrificed, organized, even bled and died fighting for the simple idea that workers have rights; that a hard day’s work...

Detroit, Michigan – DNC Black Caucus Chair Virgie M. Rollins, a Michigan native, issued the following ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to Great Faith Ministries: 
 
“Donald Trump doesn’t speak for me or the African American community. It’s insulting and offensive that Donald Trump thinks...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile released the following statement in response to the August jobs report, which showed 151,000 new jobs created and the unemployment rate at 4.9 percent:

“Today’s strong jobs report is further proof that Democratic leadership in the White...

Today, the Democratic National Committee is announcing the launch of its state-based Victory Leaders Council (VLC) program, which will help Democrats put red states in play as well as mobilize volunteers and grassroots support in blue states. Arizona, Georgia and Utah will be the...

DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“The Supreme Court’s refusal yesterday to overturn a lower court ruling in North Carolina was a major victory for voting rights. Voting should be easy for eligible voters. Thanks to a concerted effort led by Democrats,...

While Donald Trump’s campaign is already under fire for Trump’s history of making sexist comments—it has come to light that his campaign CEO once attacked students of historic women’s colleges as a “bunch of dykes.”

“Steve Bannon’s sexist comments are just the latest sorry example of...

WASHINGTON – DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“I was eight years old when the news spread through my community that Dr. King had been assassinated. When it happened, my grandmother told me and my siblings that when we mourned the deceased, we also had...

WASHINGTON -  DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“When I was born, my mother faced barriers to the vote based solely on the color of her skin. Women were severely underpaid, and women’s voices were ignored in making decisions for our county. Today, I have...

Today, the Democratic National Committee announced that it raised $32.3 million in July 2016. By comparison, the DNC raised $8.85 million in July 2012.

DNC National Press Secretary Mark Paustenbach issued the following statement: “The DNC had a tremendous July and that’s thanks to...

Yesterday during a rally in Michigan, Donald Trump told black voters: “You're living in poverty. Your schools are no good. You have no jobs.” DNC General Election Chief of Staff Brandon Davis issued the following statement denouncing Trump’s comments:
 
"Donald Trump has shown little...

NEW YORK – This morning, Donald Ducks made his official debut in front of Trump Tower, where he called on Donald Trump to stop ducking and release his tax returns.
 
“What is he trying to hide? Is it because he’s not as rich as he says? Is it because he doesn’t donate to charity like...

WASHINGTON —DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile issued the following statement:

“My heart goes out to the people of my home state of Louisiana, especially those who have lost loved ones or have been displaced from their homes. I understand all too well just how devastating natural...

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