With Republicans In Charge, Democrats Plan To Redefine Their Mission

Newly elected DNC Chair Thomas Perez — shown here in June 2016 as the secretary of the Labor Department under President Obama — says Democrats need a “50-state strategy” to defeat Republicans at all levels of government.

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Newly elected DNC Chair Thomas Perez — shown here in June 2016 as the secretary of the Labor Department under President Obama — says Democrats need a “50-state strategy” to defeat Republicans at all levels of government.

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When President Trump delivers his speech at the Capitol on Tuesday, he’ll be looking out at a GOP-controlled Congress. It’s now new DNC Chairman Tom Perez’s job to coordinate the opposition to change that dynamic.

The former labor secretary was elected on Saturday in Atlanta.

Perez Elected As Chairman Of Democratic National Committee