Democrats Select Milwaukee for 2020 National Convention

Democrats selected Milwaukee to host their 2020 national convention Monday, setting up the party’s 2020 standard-bearer to accept the presidential nomination in the heart of the old industrial belt that delivered Donald Trump to the White House. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez chose Milwaukee over Houston and Miami after…

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DNC Fundraises Off Of Parkland Shooting on One Year Anniversary

by Peter Hasson   The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Thursday used the one year anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting that left 17 people dead to push for campaign donations. The DNC sent out an email from Manuel Oliver, whose son died in the Parkland shooting, asking recipients…

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DNC Chair Tom Perez Complains That Voters Influenced by Church

by Peter Hasson   Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez on Wednesday complained that voters are influenced by what they hear in church on Sundays. Perez claimed that Republicans have an advantage because “people buy” what they hear at church. “And we all have to make sure that we’re…

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Keith Ellison Resigns From DNC After Winning Attorney General’s Race

Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison has resigned as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee after defeating Republican Doug Wardlow in the race for the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. Throughout the campaign, Wardlow used Ellison’s high-ranking position with the DNC as evidence that the Democrat would conduct himself in a partisan manner while…

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DNC’s 2016 Infighting Now Coming Back to Bite Ellison

Republican Doug Wardlow is now attacking Democratic opponent Keith Ellison over a tax-evasion scandal dating back to the mid-90’s and early 2000’s. But in a twist of fate, Ellison’s tax troubles were most recently brought to light by President Barack Obama’s allies who sought to prevent Ellison from taking the…

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DFL Chair Says Ellison Scandal A ‘Concern to All Democrats’

Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-MN-05) own party is beginning to distance itself from the candidate amid domestic-abuse allegations leveled against him in his campaign for Minnesota attorney general. Last week, Ellison was excluded from a list of President Barack Obama’s endorsements for Minnesota’s statewide races, which included 17 of Ellison’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor…

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Minnesota Dems Silent After Ellison Announces He May Step Down From DNC

Keith Ellison is considering stepping down from his role as co-chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) amid multiple domestic-abuse allegations and a contentious run for Minnesota attorney general. “You know, I’ve been evaluating that recently and we’ll see,” Ellison said on WCCO radio. “I need to put 100 percent…

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Investigators on Ellison Case Are Democratic Donors, Have Donated to Ellison

Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party Chairman Ken Martin broke his silence Monday on the allegations against Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN-05), saying he believes the investigation will wrap up in the coming days. Ellison, who is running for Minnesota attorney general, currently faces two domestic-abuse allegations, one of which became public just days…

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DNC Chair Calls for Thorough Investigation Into Kavanaugh Allegation While Questions About Ellison Remain Unanswered

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez is calling for a thorough investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh while questions about similar allegations against Keith Ellison remain unanswered. Ellison, who serves as the DNC’s deputy chair and is seeking to become Minnesota’s next attorney…

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Questions Surround Ellison Investigation as DFL Ignores Request for Update

Keith Ellison

It’s been one month since Minnesota attorney general candidate Keith Ellison was accused of domestic abuse by his ex-girlfriend, but the Democratic Party still has no updates on its review of the matter. On August 11, Austin Monahan, the son of Ellison’s ex-girlfriend Karen Monahan, wrote that he had seen…

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