Democrats’ Poverty Council Explores Inequality in Covid Era

The first-ever convention meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s Poverty Council was held Thursday, where its members brought together the twin scourges of racial and economic inequality with the unabated Covid-19 pandemic and offered policy-based solutions as well as scathing critiques of President Donald Trump.

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Buttigieg, Klobuchar Woo Democratic Donors at Hollywood Gala

Speaking to donors at a Democratic National Committee gala Tuesday, presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg urged them to not only picture the day when President Donald Trump leaves the White House but to also consider the work that comes after.

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Elections

The Democratic National Committee sued the Arizona secretary of state in federal court for using a method of ballot-creation that will list all Republican candidates first in all statewide races in 11 of the state’s 15 counties; the DNC filed a similar lawsuit against Texas, in Austin Federal Court; and against Georgia, in Atlanta.

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Biden Extends Lead Over Sanders and Warren in New Poll

The size of the field of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to run against President Donald Trump spawned much hand-wringing in the early days of the campaign. But 10 months out from the Democratic Convention, the race is characterized more by consistency than volatility as former Vice President Joe Biden began the year as the front-runner and remains so as summer turns to fall.

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Selectively Quoting Mueller Report, Trump Campaign Tries to Sanction DNC

The Trump campaign asked a federal court in New York on Tuesday to sanction the Democratic National Committee for continuing to pursue a racketeering lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with Russia – because special counsel Robert Mueller stopped short of that conclusion in his report.

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