The Democratic National Committee voted Friday to change its rules and bar anyone from running for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination without being a Democrat at the time of announcing one’s candidacy.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) filed paperwork on Tuesday to run for attorney general in Minnesota, withdrawing his candidacy for Congress.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the Democratic National Committee deputy chair, is expected to announce a last-minute bid for Minnesota attorney general on Tuesday, according to two sources with knowledge of the decision.
The Democratic National Committee’s latest fundraising numbers show the party continues to have trouble with fundraising as the 2018 midterm elections approach.
Donna Brazile, the former chair of the Democratic National Committee, is defending the party’s use of superdelegates in its presidential primary.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has pushed back the estimated completion date of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents pertaining to its communications with the security firm that examined the Democratic National Committee’s hacked servers to October.