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2009-03-26 19:26:00

Click Here to View "Obama Endorses Murphy" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFD1PrfaXYw WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wanted to give you a heads up that the DNC has a television ad going up tomorrow in NY 20 in support of Democratic Congressional Candidate Scott Murphy entitled "Obama Endorses Murphy." The ad will air on all broadcast stations in Albany through Monday. Please see a statement on the ad below from Governor Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Democratic National...

2009-02-13 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As lawmakers in Washington debate the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Organizing for America and the Democratic National Committee launched a new website that highlights real stories from ordinary Americans who have been affected by the economic crisis. The stories, which come in the same week the Labor Department reported that new jobless claims reached the highest level in 26 years, were gathered as part of OFA's first national call to...

2009-02-11 07:15:00

Collins Served As Senior Political Strategist For President Barack Obama During 2008 Campaign And Public Liaison Within The Obama-Biden Transition Project ATLANTA, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Digital Equality's Chairman Julius H. Hollis announced today the appointment of Art Collins to the Atlanta, Georgia-based consumer advocacy organization's Board of Advisors. Mr. Collins, of Arlington, Virginia, is Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Public Private...

2008-12-01 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean today issued the following statement commemorating World AIDS Day on its 20th Anniversary: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "It's been 20 years since the first World AIDS Day, and while we have made strides, much work remains to be done to tackle this epidemic with both a national and global strategy. We must focus not only on preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS, but...

2008-11-10 18:00:07

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will not seek a second term as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, party sources said. The news of Dean's departure after one four-year term was reported on the Internet and confirmed by a Democratic party source, The Washington Post reported. "At this point he has said that he doesn't intend to run again," the source told the Post. "He has said so publicly for a while. He has not said what he will do next." Dean took over the chairmanship of the...

2008-10-05 18:00:19

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Liz Kerr, +1-517-371-5410 LANSING, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Democratic National Committee: Monday at 11 a.m. State Representative Brenda Clack (D-Flint)and Dr. Bobbie Mukkamala will join nurses in Flint to sound the alarm over John McCain's radical health care plan. According to the nonpartisan organization Factcheck.org, "McCain's plan to tax workers on the value of their employer- provided health...

2008-10-05 15:00:02

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Damien LaVera, +1-202-863-8148 WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Democratic National Committee today updated the Count the Lies counter after CNN called Sarah Palin's claim that Barack Obama is "palling around" with terrorists "false." The McCain-Palin campaign's latest lie came on the same day the Washington Post reported that the campaign is preparing a last ditch barrage of negative ads aimed at "turning the page" from the economic crisis facing...

2008-08-25 18:00:41

The Patients And Physicians Alliance (P.A.P.A.) (www.fightingdocs.com), an organization of physicians and patients formed to stop Pennsylvania's erosion of health care services, blames Pennsylvania's Governor Ed Rendell for the commonwealth's continued closure of hospital maternity care services, trauma centers, and medical practices, and is asking the Democratic National Committee to withdraw Rendell as speaker at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The organization points out Rendell's...

2008-08-23 15:00:09

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Karen Finney, +1-202-863-8148, for The Democratic National Committee DENVER, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean issued the following statement on the selection of Senator Joe Biden as Barack Obama's running mate: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "Senator Obama has made an outstanding selection in Joe Biden. Joe Biden is a strong leader, fierce advocate, and devoted family...

2008-08-20 21:00:18

The Democratic Party says it wants the U.S. Federal Election Commission to investigate John McCain's withdrawal from the public campaign financing program. The Democratic National Committee filed a complaint in February, arguing the presumptive Republican nominee could not withdraw from the program without formally asking the FEC permission to do so, The Hill reported Wednesday. The commission is to consider the complaint at its meeting Thursday. FEC staff has said the Arizona senator...


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