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Emails Show Va. Dem Delegate Made Staffer Work for Private Business

Lawsuit alleges staffer forced into unpaid work for delegate's health care consulting firm

Dawn AdamsA former staffer to Virginia Democratic delegate Dawn Adams asserted in a lawsuit that Adams asked the aide to do work for the delegate's own side business in health care consulting, a claim backed up by emails reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

Debts for Democratic Party of Arkansas Rocket 75 Percent in One Month

Party already facing heavy scrutiny over financial issues, raises, spending

money cashMoney owed by the Democratic Party of Arkansas (DPA) shot up from about $80,000 in July to $139,000 in August, a one-month increase in debts and obligations of roughly 75 percent, according to new filings available from the Federal Election Commission.

Hickenlooper Gets Boost After Candidate in CO Senate Race Suspends Campaign

Progressive wing of the party has pushed back on 'coronation' of Hickenlooper

One of the top intra-party challengers for the Democratic Senate nomination in Colorado suspended his campaign on Tuesday, clearing away one of the toughest obstacles former Governor John Hickenlooper faced when he joined the contest after dropping his failing presidential bid.

Minnesota’s ‘Line 3’ Renews Pipeline Politics

Progressive 2020 Dems stake out hardline position

pipeline protestThe progressive wing of Democratic presidential contenders is staking out a hardline position on a pipeline replacement project in Minnesota, a position that is further left than many local Democrats in the state and could pinch more centrist Democrats on the national level.