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DNC Statement on Hanukkah

As the first night of Hanukkah commences, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison and co-chairs of the DNC’s Interfaith Council, Dr. Carla Brailey and Sarah Levin, released the following statement: “The significance of Hanukkah has always been the strength of light in the face of darkness. As we emerge from a pandemic that tested our resilience, Hanukkah remains […]

DNC Statement on Small Business Saturday

In observance of Small Business Saturday, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison and Chair of the DNC’s Small Business Council Andrew Lachman, released the following statement: “Small businesses are the foundation of the American economy and are the heart of communities across the country. The pandemic has impacted small businesses deeply as a result, but this year […]

DNC on Native American Heritage Day

To honor and celebrate the heritage of America’s Indigenous people, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison and DNC Native American Caucus Chair Rion Ramirez released the following statement: “On this Native American Heritage Day, we honor and celebrate Native American and Alaska Natives’ countless contributions that have advanced our nation. Today, we also recognize the wrongs of […]

DNC Statement on Thanksgiving

To celebrate this Thanksgiving Day, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement: “As Thanksgiving begins, I can’t help but think of how far we have come from last year. Last year, millions more were unemployed, there were long lines at food banks, businesses closed their doors, and our hearts were heavy as we were forced […]

DNC Statement on the Travis, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan Verdicts

Today, Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William Bryan were convicted of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery on varying counts. In response, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison and DNC Black Caucus Chair Virgie Rollins released the following statement: “While this verdict does not make Ahmaud Arbery’s loved ones whole again, his killers have been held accountable and […]

As Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving, the U.S. Economy Is Strong And Getting Stronger

As Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving, the U.S. Economy Is Strong And Getting Stronger

This Thanksgiving, the American people have so much to be thankful for. Not only are more than 80% of adults and 10% of children vaccinated against Covid-19, but thanks to the leadership of President Biden and Democrats, the U.S. is in the midst of a rapid economic recovery that is only getting stronger.  Because President […]

IN THE STATES: This Thanksgiving, There’s A Lot To Be Grateful For Thanks to President Biden and Democrats’ Leadership

This year, vaccinated Americans will be able to safely gather with friends and family, put food on the table, and shop with a little more money in their pocket. Thanks to President Biden and Democrats, our economy is building back better — wages are up, jobs are up, communities are still benefiting from American Rescue […]

(Mid)Weekly Roundup: Chaos for James Craig, Kevin Rinke Angles for an Upset, and We’re Just Thankful for Front Row Seats

We at MDP were in a thankful mood for all the positive feedback our weekly roundups have gotten as the 2022 cycle takes shape, so this week we’re getting it to you a little early. Ok fine, a major clown car shakeup happened yesterday and we couldn’t wait to talk about it: Call Your Office, […]

What are Michigan Democrats Thankful for this Thanksgiving? A President Who Delivers and Congressional Democrats Who Fight for Working Families

 This Thanksgiving, Michigan Democrats have a lot to be thankful for. In the past year, Michiganders elected President Biden, a leader who is truly delivering for our state, and we’re proud to have a Governor and Democratic Congressional delegation committed to partnering with the president and getting things done for the Great Lakes State. Since […]

Millionaire Kevin Rinke Doesn’t Support Savings for Middle-Class Michiganders

LANSING — This week, gubernatorial candidate Kevin Rinke kicked off his self-funded campaign by launching a number of hyperpartisan criticisms against Governor Whitmer. However, he saved the majority of his ire for an issue that has earned broad bipartisan support and impacts millions of Michigan drivers: overhauling auto insurance laws that were in desperate need […]