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2016 Postmortem

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Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:14 PM Jul 2016

Who should be the next DNC Chair? [View all]

I'm partial to Howard Dean, because not only his 50-state strategy but also his commitment to candidate neutrality. (He passed on voting in primaries to stay totally unbiased in his actions as well as his words.)

Other possibilities:

-- Former MD Gov Martin O'Malley
-- Sanders Spokesperson and Former OH State Sen. Nina Turner
-- Former MI Gov Jennifer Granholm
-- Obama campaign/White House staffers Valerie Jarrett, David Ploufe, David Axelrod

Who else should be on the list?

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Who should be the next DNC Chair? [View all] JaneQPublic Jul 2016 OP
Deval? C_U_L8R Jul 2016 #1
Excellent! JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #6
Good pick! tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #10
O'Malley would be great. eom tarheelsunc Jul 2016 #2
Whoever it is don't have a sitting congressperson serve MattP Jul 2016 #3
Agreed PatSeg Jul 2016 #12
Warren would be a great choice IMO. -nt- NorthCarolina Jul 2016 #4
Warren would be a great choice. How about Bernie Sanders. I don't know if you would want it though. avaistheone1 Jul 2016 #31
They have enough work to do RonniePudding Jul 2016 #34
JaneQPublic! randome Jul 2016 #5
`Can't argue with that! (nt) JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #33
The DNC is comprised of the state chairs and vice chairs, maybe let them HereSince1628 Jul 2016 #7
Poo-bahs and superdelegates JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #36
I'd say DWS should hold onto the job, but I think she'll end up White House Chief of Staff. MohRokTah Jul 2016 #8
White House Chief of Staff: Huma Abedin more than likely. PragmaticLiberal Jul 2016 #48
I'd go with Dean tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #9
Let me correct that for you. SaschaHM Jul 2016 #13
I whole heartedly agree! tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #15
Howard Dean Doctor Jack Jul 2016 #11
Howard Dean was an amazing PatSeg Jul 2016 #14
Val Biden Owens OneBlueDotBama Jul 2016 #16
That is an interesting choice PatSeg Jul 2016 #17
I had to Google her credentials... JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #18
I second this x1000!!! n/t woodsprite Jul 2016 #28
God, not Nina Turner. She's awful. nolabear Jul 2016 #19
Howard Dean. hrmjustin Jul 2016 #20
NOT TURNER!!! Plouffe or Axelrod would be best. They know how to run campaigns. RBInMaine Jul 2016 #21
Anyone other than DWS Cosmocat Jul 2016 #22
Howard Dean has my vote! B Calm Jul 2016 #23
Donna Brazile Expecting Rain Jul 2016 #24
I forgot about her. JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #38
Someone with the foresight to focus on the ground, not the skybox Ruby the Liberal Jul 2016 #25
Tim Canova. JudyM Jul 2016 #26
. . .If he doesn't oust DWS in the August 30 primary. DinahMoeHum Jul 2016 #30
Part of DWS problem was she had been too closely tied with one of our candidates awake Jul 2016 #27
What about Julian Castro? BumRushDaShow Jul 2016 #29
"Make TX blue again..." JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #39
I love Howard Dean, but he might not be available. . . DinahMoeHum Jul 2016 #32
I would love to see Doctor Dean in the Cabinet JaneQPublic Jul 2016 #41
someone not currently in office nt geek tragedy Jul 2016 #35
K&R....nt Henhouse Jul 2016 #37
Al Gore? Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #44
Not the worst choice. nt geek tragedy Jul 2016 #45
Valerie Jarrett FTW Grey Lemercier Jul 2016 #40
she'd be great. mopinko Jul 2016 #47
Castro Sancho Jul 2016 #42
Gavin Newsom. Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #43
Ooooo! I hadn't considered him! Great pick! NurseJackie Jul 2016 #51
Nah, he's gonna be too busy becoming my gov in 2018 😉 TDale313 Jul 2016 #53
O'Malley would be a good choice. Adrahil Jul 2016 #46
Her failure to say that she's on-board with Hillary disqualifies her forever. NurseJackie Jul 2016 #50
absolutely true. Adrahil Jul 2016 #52
Definitely O'Malley! Definitely NOT Turner! She's much too... too... uh... NurseJackie Jul 2016 #49
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