Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

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The Latest News

  • The Friday Five - April 29, 2016

    Friday, April 29, 2016

    Each day, the DLCC’s experts comb through statehouse political news across the country to stay on top of the latest developments. Here are five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.

  • DLCC Caucus Summit Prepares State Campaigns for Nationwide November Victories

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post kicked off the DLCC 2016 Caucus Staff Summit today with an overview of the committee’s 2016 program and a call to action for the campaign professionals gathered from across the country. The three-day training (April 27 – 29) assembles professional caucus staffers in the nation’s capital to hone skills and reinforce best practices in everything from hiring staff and messaging to budgeting and finance to field and polling. One featured session provides a data-driven approach to maximizing Democratic success down-ballot with Donald Trump at the top of the GOP ticket.

  • The Friday Five - April 22, 2016

    Friday, April 22, 2016

    Each day, the DLCC’s experts comb through statehouse political news across the country to stay on top of the latest developments. Here are five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.

  • New York Democrats Victorious in Special Elections

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post lauded tonight’s Democratic special election wins in the New York state Senate and Assembly. On Tuesday, New York Democrats Todd Kaminsky, Jamie Williams, and Alice Cancel were elected in Senate District 9 and Assembly Districts 59 and 65, respectively.

  • State of the States (Week of April 18th, 2016)

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post lauded tonight’s Democratic special election wins in the New York state Senate and Assembly. On Tuesday, New York Democrats Todd Kaminsky, Jamie Williams, and Alice Cancel were elected in Senate District 9 and Assembly Districts 59 and 65, respectively. These victories come on the heels of a series of special election successes in Maine and Kentucky and after strong Democratic performances in key regions in last fall’s legislative elections in Virginia and New Jersey.

  • The Friday Five - April 15, 2016

    Friday, April 15, 2016

    Each day, the DLCC’s experts comb through statehouse political news across the country to stay on top of the latest developments. Here are five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.

  • State of the States (Week of April 11th, 2016)

    Friday, April 8, 2016

    A Wisconsin law barring unions from requiring workers in the private sector to pay the equivalent of union dues was struck down late Friday after a judge deemed it a violation of the state’s Constitution.

    Democrats and union leaders in the industrial Midwest, a region where organized labor has been weakened by a series of new laws in recent years, cheered the ruling, but its fate almost immediately seemed uncertain. Republican leaders in Wisconsin, where a conservative bloc holds a majority on a sharply divided State Supreme Court, pledged to appeal the lower court’s ruling and said they felt confident that the law would ultimately stand.

  • State of the States (Week of April 4th, 2016)

    Monday, April 4, 2016

    Our infrastructure is inexcusable, much of our public education is miserable and one of our leading presidential candidates is a know-nothing, say-anything egomaniac who yanks harder every day at the tattered fabric of civil discourse and fundamental decency in this country.

  • The Friday Five - April 1, 2016

    Friday, April 1, 2016

    Each day, the DLCC’s experts comb through statehouse political news across the country to stay on top of the latest developments. Here are five stories that may have flown under your radar this week. 

  • Maine Democrat Triumphant in Special Election

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post lauded tonight’s Democratic special election win in the Maine state Senate. On Tuesday, Maine Democrat Susan Deschambault won the special election in Senate District 32 with 57 percent of the vote. This victory comes on the heels of a series of special election successes in Kentucky and strong Democratic performances in competitive regions in last fall’s legislative general elections in Virginia and New Jersey.