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    Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting

    Democratic National Committee Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) and other party leaders spoke at the committee’s winter meeting on their agenda and challenges for…

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    Democratic National Committee Chair Vote

    The Democratic National Committee formally elected Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz as its chairwoman. Rep. Schultz replaced former chairman Tim Kaine, who resigned from…

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    The New Deal: Social Security and Labor Relations

    A panel discussion was held on the historical impact of the 1935 Social Security Act and the National Labor Relations Act on American life and society, as well as the current state of…

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    Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting

    Governor Jay Nixon and Senator Claire McCaskill spoke to fellow Democrats about the party agenda and the 2010 midterm elections. Following their remarks a tribute video to Dorothy…

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    Social Security 75th Anniversary

    James Roosevelt, Jr., grandson of President Franklin Roosevelt, spoke at a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Social Security program. He talked about the program and why it is…

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    Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at anti-fraud health care summit. Attorney General Holder said an estimated $60 billion are…

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    Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting

    Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean spoke about the successes of the Democratic Party. Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was formally elected as the next chairman of the…

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 1

    The opening day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado focused on Senator Barack Obama’s background, experience, character, and vision for…

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    Presidential Primary Process

    Republican and Democratic National Committee officials spoke about the presidential primary process. Issues included starting dates for presidential primary elections and caucuses, the…

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    Democratic Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting

    The Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee considered two separate challenges concerning the seating of delegations from Florida and Michigan at the national convention in…

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    Presidential Nominating System

    Participants talked about the method of selecting presidential nominees. They talked about the progression of the primary systems from the initial structure to the status…

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    Florida Democratic Primary Election

    The committee considered the proposed plans for selecting 2008 state delegates. The committee also voted to sanction Florida for moving its primary election to January 29 in violation…

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    Democratic National Committee Meeting

    Democratic National Committee annual summer meeting was held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. At the general session on the final day, DNC members vote on proposed resolutions, the 2008…

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    Democratic National Committee Meeting

    The meeting began with the Presentation of the Colors, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the invocation. Chairman Dean presided over the general session. After speeches by Senator…

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    Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling

    The Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling, co-chaired by former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman and U.S. Representative David…

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    Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling, Afternoon

    The Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling, co-chaired by former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman and former Congressman David…

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    Social Security 70th Anniversary

    A news conference at President Roosevelt’s Memorial kicked off a weekend celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act by President Franklin D.…

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    Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling

    The DNC Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling held its third meeting to develop recommendations for the 2008 presidential nomination process. They heard from…

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    Social Security

    Senator Obama and Mr. Roosevelt talked about Social Security issues, Bush administration proposals for the future of Social Security, and potential partial privatization of the…

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    Social Security

    Americans United to Protect Social Security held a rally on Capitol Hill to oppose Bush administration efforts to privatize Social Security.

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