The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor. Its $24 million debt from the 2012 presidential election, only recently paid down, has squeezed investments in the next White House race.
Some democratic presidential hopefuls will be in Minnesota Friday. The Democratic National Committee will bring Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb to Minneapolis for the weekend conference.
The Democratic National Committee says all five of the party’s main presidential candidates will address DNC members next month.
Vice President Joe Biden is visiting a Minneapolis coffee shop, where he met with a handful of women who got insurance under the federal health care law.
Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Minnesota for a fundraiser for the national Democratic Party. Biden is due at a Democratic National Committee event in Minneapolis on Feb. 19, a DNC official said Wednesday. The White House also confirmed that Biden would be in Minnesota that day. The fundraising trip was first reported by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. An invitation obtained by the newspaper seeks contributions of up to $32,400. The fundraiser is being held at the Minneapolis restaurant owned by Gov. Mark Dayton’s sons.
President Obama’s acceptance speech contained a big surprise for a Minnesota company that he praised for its American values and sacrifice.
One of Minnesota’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention has a unique status, and a classic American story to tell. Kaying Thao of Roseville is the nation’s only Hmong-American delegate.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar made time at the Democratic National Convention to speak to a breakfast meeting of the Iowa delegation, a regular stop for politicians with presidential ambitions.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has been nominated for a high-ranking position in the Democratic National Committee.