NO MORE CHEAP SEATS. When the DNC invests in an American Vision that is real and works, the country will come together.
Tom Perez has a tough job. The 2016 elections were not only invaded by Russians, they were divisive within the party with a missing generation finding their own voice in Senator Bernie Sanders. At this point, Tom Perez should be meeting with Senator Sanders and finding in roads to keep the democracy, NOT JUST THE PARTY, but the American democracy intact.
As a side note, Kid Rock is running for US Senator. The Republican grassroots pundits are look to Kid Rock, not "The Rock" as an icon to drive Democrats to their side.
July 24, 2017
By Alex Seitz-Wald
Providence, R.I. — Democrats (click here) have a very rare opportunity coming up to win when it matters most — if they can get their base to pay attention.
The upcoming slate of governors races combines an unusually favorable map for Democrats with a strong chance to influence the once-in-a-decade congressional redistricting process. That process helps determine how many seats each party holds in the House, and Republican success at the controlling the process has helped the party achieve dominance in Congress.
Washington politicos and grassroots activists alike often overlook governors races, and that’s especially true in the Democratic Party, which is years behind the GOP when it comes to investing in state races.
The party is down to just 16 out of 50 governors, the fewest in recent decades. It lost nearly 1,000 state legislative seats during President Barack Obama's eight years in the White House.
“We’ve been annihilated at the local level,” Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a former national party chairman, told NBC News at the National Governors Association conference here last weekend. “My problem with the party is, we raise billions of dollars in the presidential year and then go away for four years until the next one.”...