Saturday, February 25, 2017

Former Secretary Of Labor Tom Perez Becomes New Democratic National Committee Chairman

Former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee this afternoon in Atlanta, by a vote of 235-200 narrowly beat Rep. Keith Ellison.

Ellison was the overwhelming favorite of Bernie Sanders supporters, who promised to leave the Democratic party if their guy didn't prevail.

In a class-act move, Perez's first act as DNC chair was to nominate Ellison as Deputy Chair of DNC.

So, our chair is Latino, and our Deputy Chair is Muslim. #Diversity

Past Dem presidents Obama and Clinton issued their support:

And then there was this exchange:

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