Congressional Democrats urge Clinton not to revoke de minimis exemption
- Dems' ethical troubles reminiscent of GOPers' headaches as majority. Crabtree, Susan // Hill;2/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p6
The article reports on the ethical troubles of the House of Democrats which stated to resemble those of the Republican Party despite the pledge of President Barack Obama of a more ethical climate in the U.S.
- Dems take N.Y. Warren, R. // Black Enterprise;Oct90, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p17
Discusses the decision of Ron Brown, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, to hold the party's 1992 convention in New York City. Why New York was selected; Hopes that the convention will help black and minority businesses.
- The democratic opposition. Mann, T.E. // Brookings Review;Fall91, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p50
Comments how in recent years divided party control of the presidency and Congress has forced the Democrats into a seemingly permanent supporting role--the junior partner in a governing coalition whose influence on policy comes at the price of blurring its identity as the opposition party. The...
- McGovernization of the Democrats. // Commentary;Jan1985, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p15
In 1984, the `McGovernization' of the Democratic party was completed. This movement was born in 1968 during the presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy. At the heart of McGovernism lies a deep ambivalence about the value of the American experience, about the worth of American experiences....
- Democratic race disappointing. // Commonweal;4/20/84, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p227
Too much image, not enough issues, too many slogans, no great vision. Of Mondale and Hart, it can be said that we are fast exhausting all possible ways of specifying the differences between them. Jackson has become closest to what he set out to do--rallying Black voters to a sense of their...
- The Democratic power brokers. // Mother Jones;Aug/Sep84, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p20
Walter Mondale may have failed to electrify grassroots voters, but he won the hearts of the elite insiders who make up the Permanent Party--the lawyers, lobbyists, and labor leaders who help pay the candidates' bills. This article describes the Democratic power brokers and how they keep their...
- Fighting for the soul of liberalism. // Mother Jones;May85, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p24
Leading neoliberal Charles Peters, editor of Washington Monthly, squares off against radical Democratic Robert Kuttner, contributing editor of the New Republic, in a debate to define new directions for the Democratic party.
- How the Democrats can win in '92. Mayhew, D.; Russett, B. // New Leader;1/9/89, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p13
Describers the `key to the lock' of the electoral college as the North and West of the US. Suggests that in terms of gaining electoral votes and the 1992 election, the Democrats should concentrate their strategies on the states the party carried in 1988 and on those within the four percent range.
- The caucus-happy Democrats. // Washington Monthly;Apr85, Vol. 17 Issue 3
A growing number of people within the Democratic party have begun to admit that the Democratic National Committee's official caucuses (for Blacks, Women, Gays, etc.) create an image of factionalism and petty procedural obsession. Besides, the public relations problem, the emotion and energy...