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Keith Ellison considers stepping down from DNC

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is considering an exit from his position as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee. His comments come as he continues to defend himself against allegations that he abused his former girlfriend, Karen Monahan.

DNC chair: US is in cyberwar and Trump is 'asleep at the switch'

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez attacked President Donald Trump and Republicans for dragging their feet on cybersecurity after fears earlier this week that an unauthorized "simulated phishing test" was an attempted hack attack on the party's voter database.

Democrats set early 2020 convention date

Democrats will hold their convention in 2020 earlier than they have in more than two decades, Democratic operatives tell CNN, partly out of anticipation of a crowded and contentious primary.

A new, smaller role proposed for superdelegates

Democrats charged with deciding the fate of "superdelegates," the automatic unpledged delegates criticized for their outsized influence on the party's primary process, are closer to a final agreement on reducing their role in electing Democratic presidential nominees.

Rep. Keith Ellison leaving Congress

Rep. Keith Ellison is withdrawing his bid for re-election to Congress and will run for attorney general of Minnesota, he announced on Tuesday.

DNC chair defends lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, Assange

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez on Sunday defended a new lawsuit alleging a wide-reaching conspiracy by the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and others to interfere in the 2016 election to the detriment of the Democratic Party.

Democrats delay superdelegates battle

Democrats will keep fighting over "superdelegates" -- a leading symbol of the divisions left over from the 2016 presidential race -- for at least five more months.

Trump responds to Mueller indictment news

The White House continues to vehemently deny collusion with Russia a day after multiple indictments of Russian nationals and entities were announced by the Justice Department in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.