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"Democratic" publishing venture launched at Hay

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Sun, 29/05/2011 - 12:00 A publishing platform which allows readers to choose what should be published has been launched, supported by Faber and...

At Democratic convention, bloggers got some respect

International Herald Tribune – 2008-09-01

The new media players who came to the Democratic convention were not there just to annotate mainstream coverage: they're in the hunt themselves.

Mark Twain’s democratic ideal: How truth, laughter defeat “sweet-smelling, sugar-coated lies”

Salon.com – 2014-11-01

"A man at play with freedoms of his mind, believing allegiance to the truth and not the flag rescues democracy"

Democratic Differences

Slate – 2015-04-17

LONDON—Every once and a while, it’s worth pausing to ponder the relative merits of different kinds of democracy. Just consider: This week, Hillary Clinton published a two-minute video and...

Jim Webb becomes fourth challenger to Hillary Clinton in Democratic field

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-02

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb became the fifth Democrat to enter the 2016 presidential contest, acknowledging in his announcement Thursday that he would be a long shot against former Secretary of...

We need a new Democratic party: On TPP, workers’ rights and income inequality, they are as bad as GOP

Salon.com – 2015-07-06

The current system is hopeless for creating progressive change. Let's take a page from marriage activists and fight

Rights groups criticize Obama for calling Ethiopia's election 'democratic'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-29

As a democracy, Ethiopia is far removed from the ideal that President Obama spelled out for Africa in his first trip as president to the continent in 2009.

Democratic candidates sound off at 'Wing Ding' in Iowa

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-15

Four Democratic White House hopefuls fired up their party's base at a raucous gathering in Iowa on Friday, launching blistering attacks on the sprawling GOP field and, among some lesser-known...

Democratic clash: Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to challenge Sen. Marty Block

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-19

As her tenure as Assembly speaker winds to a close, Toni Atkins is preparing for her next major political battle: intra-party combat.

Trump predicts Democratic debate will be a snooze

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-13

More from Trail Guide Oct. 11 Hillary Clinton's email server did not hurt national security, Obama says Oct. 9 Bernie Sanders coming to Los Angeles after first debate Oct. 8 Joe Biden doesn't want ad...

Democratic debate a ratings hit as CNN scores a record 15.3 million viewers

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-14

You don't need Donald Trump to make a primary debate a ratings hit. CNN's first Democratic presidential primary debate on Tuesday averaged 15.3 million viewers, well above expectations and the...

Hillary Clinton on Benghazi, Biden and Democratic departures: 'Quite a week'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-24

More from Trail Guide Oct. 22 Hillary Clinton's Benghazi testimony: 11-hour marathon, partisan squabbling Oct. 21 Supporters of Joe Biden thought he was a telemarketer when he called Oct. 20 Joe...

Sam Farr, Democratic congressman in Monterey County, retiring

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-13

Rep. Sam Farr (D-Carmel) announced Thursday he will not seek reelection and plans to leave Congress in January 2017 at the end of his current term. Farr, 74, made the announcement at a news...

Democratic debate's sudden focus on security could show candidates' clearest differences

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-14

As the Democratic presidential candidates scrambled to prepare for a debate here Saturday that will now focus heavily on the attacks in Paris and the broader issue of national security, the event...

In Washington, Bernie Sanders talks 'Democratic Socialism'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-20

More from Trail Guide Nov. 18 Donald Trump begins airing radio ad invoking Paris attacks Nov. 17 Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he's ending his run for president Nov. 16 GOP presidential candidates...

How Democratic and Republican presidential hopefuls viewed the San Bernardino shooting

Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-05

More from Trail Guide Dec. 3 Hillary Clinton on San Bernardino shooting: 'I want people to feel safe' Dec. 2 Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump react to San Bernardino shooting Dec. 1 Obama's advice for...

Obama talks up Hillary Clinton but tries to stay neutral in Democratic race

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-26

More from Trail Guide Jan. 24 Donald Trump: 'I try to pay as little tax as possible' Jan. 23 Donald Trump says he could 'shoot somebody' and not lose voters Jan. 22 Chris Christie heads back to New...

Democratic town hall takeaways: Little new ground broken with unusual format

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-26

The three Democratic presidential candidates did not quite debate on Monday night. Instead, in one of the last chances for voters to see them before the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, they took separate...

Why activists in these California swing districts are feuding with the national Democratic Party

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-31

Lou Vince had been meeting with local Democratic Party activists for months, building a campaign to take on Rep. Steve Knight (R-Lancaster) when he got a phone call from Lee Rogers, the Democrat who...

Latinos seek answers from Sanders and Clinton at Democratic forum in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-19

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton each pledged Thursday night to make immigration reform a top priority if elected president and to act unilaterally if Congress refused to go along with plans to...

Victory in Nevada caucuses sets Hillary Clinton back on track for Democratic nomination

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-21

Hillary Clinton's victory Saturday in the Nevada caucuses puts her back in command to win the Democratic presidential nomination. But it was close enough that Bernie Sanders has every incentive to...

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris overwhelmingly wins state Democratic Party endorsement

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-28

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris won the coveted California Democratic Party endorsement for U.S. Senate on Saturday, solidifying her status as the front-runner and delivering a setback to her top rival,...

Hillary Clinton looks to start sewing up the Democratic nomination on Super Tuesday

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-02

Hillary Clinton won’t clinch the Democratic nomination in Super Tuesday voting, but she is well positioned to take a huge step in that direction. By the end of a day in which Democrats in 11 states...

Sanders, not going away quietly, puts Clinton on defensive in Democratic debate

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-07

Bernie Sanders made clear Sunday night that he is not about to ease up on Hillary Clinton in the interest of Democratic Party harmony — in fact, the Vermont senator seemed to be spoiling for a...

Democratic debate in Miami: Promises and arguments over immigration

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-10

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders squared off on a debate stage for the second time this week. The Miami event came a day after Sanders' upset win in the Michigan primary. The forum focused heavily...

Bernie Sanders rages against the Democratic machine

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-19

Donald Trump releases names of potential Supreme Court nominees May 18, 2016, 7:05 p.m. Hillary Clinton takes Kentucky and Bernie Sanders wins Oregon in the results from Tuesday's primaries. Vice...

Two Californians to help write Democratic Party platform

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-25

California politics updates: Voter registration boom hits California, federal voting rights lawsuit waits for a hearing May 24, 2016, 12:12 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on...

Assemblywoman: 'I don't feel respected' by Democratic colleagues as some help her rival

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-06

Assemblywoman Patty Lopez stunned everyone in the Sacramento establishment when she defeated incumbent Raul Bocanegra in 2014 by 466 votes after running a bare-bones campaign funded in part by...

Hillary Clinton wins Puerto Rico primary, closes in on Democratic nomination

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-06

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary Sunday in Puerto Rico, putting her on the verge of effectively locking up the Democratic presidential nomination. With most of the 60 delegates up for...

Clinton clinches Democratic nomination, making history on eve of California primary

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-07

Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic presidential nomination, AP says June 6, 2016, 8:48 p.m. Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination, according to the Associated Press Hillary...

Democratic rivals for Senate seat Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez cast votes and begin wait for tonight's results

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-08

California primary live updates: Polls are open in the Golden State June 7, 2016, 12:06 p.m. Welcome to a special California primary edition of Essential Politics, our live feed on voting across the...

Now the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton sets course for swing states

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-07

Paul Ryan calls Trump's attack on judge 'the textbook definition of a racist comment' June 7, 2016, 11:51 a.m. California's primary Tuesday is the biggest delegate prize in the Democratic nominating...

House keeps California water provision in spending bill over Democratic objections

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-14

Updates on California politics: Senate Democratic leaders wade in to heated Assembly race, regulators seek to extend climate change law July 13, 2016, 3:36 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our...

New Democratic poll shows tightening race for Los Angeles County congressional seat

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-20

Updates on California politics: President Obama, Vice President Biden endorse Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate July 19, 2016, 11:19 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California...

Democratic National Committee head says Trump is to blame for anti-Semitism in his party

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-21

Republican National Convention 2016 live updates: Trump comes back to Cleveland for campaign rally July 20, 2016, 2:46 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which...

Bernie Sanders says the head of the Democratic Party should quit

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-24

Bernie Sanders says the head of the Democratic Party should quit July 24, 2016, 10:48 a.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Bernie Sanders wants Debbie Wasserman...

How some protesters at the Democratic convention are preparing for civil disobedience

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-26

Democratic convention live updates: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders headline unity focused night July 25, 2016, 11:57 a.m. The 2016 Democratic National Convention starts today in Philadelphia....

Democratic convention live updates: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders headline unity focused night

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-26

Democratic convention live updates: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders headline unity focused night July 25, 2016, 11:57 a.m. The 2016 Democratic National Convention starts today in Philadelphia....

Schwarzenegger to appear at the Democratic National Convention

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-28

Democratic convention live updates: National security is theme on day Trump asks Russia to hack Clinton's emails July 27, 2016, 12:31 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention,...

CNN tops ratings on second night of Democratic convention

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-28

CNN was the most-watched network for the second night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, which is pacing well-ahead of 2012 and last week’s gathering of the Republicans. An...

Democratic convention live updates: National security is theme on day Trump asks Russia to hack Clinton's emails

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-28

Democratic convention live updates: National security is theme on day Trump asks Russia to hack Clinton's emails July 27, 2016, 12:31 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention,...

Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-29

Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says July 28, 2016, 11:52 p.m. The final day of the Democratic National Convention is over:• In her...

21 thoughts about the Republican and Democratic conventions

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-29

Democratic National Convention Day 4: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says July 28, 2016, 11:52 p.m. The final day of the Democratic National Convention is over:• In her...

Transcript: Hillary Clinton's Democratic National Convention speech, annotated

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-29

Times journalists are annotating this speech with Genius. If you see a passage highlighted in yellow, you can click on it to see what we have to say about it. You can also highlight passages and...

How An Ordinary Ballpoint Pen Became Art's Most Democratic Medium

The Huffington Post – 2016-08-24

When you hear the words “ballpoint pen,” you might think of office supplies before fine art tools. And yet, the common writing instrument has delivered unto the world an artistic genre...

That Time 'The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy' Hilariously Skewered Democratic Elections

The Huffington Post – 2016-10-12

If you’re a card-carrying Republican or a die-hard Bernie Sanders supporter, it’s likely that you’re not thrilled with either of the leading candidates in this year’s...

Without party support, this Democratic assemblywoman is out on a limb - but isn't giving up on reelection

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-23

On a recent sunny Saturday, with the calendar creeping closer to election day, Democratic California Assembly candidate Al Muratsuchi got a boost from a powerful friend. Outside Muratsuchi's South...

How the Democratic Party Lost Touch With the White Working Class

Slate – 2016-11-01

George Packer’s The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America was the author’s survey of an ailing post-recession America. Published in 2013, Packer’s book spent time with everyone from...

California Democratic Party leaders may be asked to fess up when paid to back ballot measures

Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-21

Essential Politics: Ellison speaks to California Democrats, political strategists discuss the 2016 election Nov. 20, 2016, 10:47 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California...

Democratic Politics Have to Be “Identity Politics”

Slate – 2016-11-23

We are going to spend the rest of our lives arguing about the precise mix of economic desperation and cultural grievance that drove the calamitous election of Donald Trump. Already, however,...

Essential Politics: Rep. Xavier Becerra to be next state attorney general, Pelosi wins another term as Democratic leader

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-02

Essential Politics: Rep. Xavier Becerra to be next state attorney general, Pelosi wins another term as Democratic leader Dec. 1, 2016, 12:12 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at...

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