Ohio Democrats Are Worried That The Wrong Governor's Nominee Could Throw Away Their Shot At Turning Ohio Blue
Many state and national Democratic officials see Richard Cordray as the best bet to retake Ohio's governor's mansion. But Dennis Kucinich — the populist who ran for president on a Bernie-esque platform — may disrupt those plans.
The DNC Still Has A Long Way To Go On Hiring Minority-Owned Businesses
A BuzzFeed News analysis shows 17.6% of DNC contract spending went to minority-owned businesses — including just 6.4% to black-owned businesses and 4.3% to Latino-owned businesses. The DNC says it's been making changes over the past year, and, in its own analysis, contended that 29% of contract spending went to diverse businesses.
A Group Of Black Democrats Is Pushing For More Money And Support For Black Candidates
Over the last month, Collective PAC has sent letters to both the DCCC — asking why the congressional arm has not endorsed any black candidates in its target red-to-blue program — and most recently, the DNC and other national Democratic groups, asking the groups to commit to funding and supporting candidates of color.
Facebook Promised Political Advertising Changes After 2016. Now, Campaigns Are Anxiously Waiting For Them.
As TV’s influence continues to wane, political campaigns spend big money on the platform. Operatives on both Democratic and Republican campaigns are closely watching what kinds of rule changes Facebook makes to disclosure — and publishing algorithms — ahead of the contentious 2018 mid-term election.