Clinton Democrats Defeat Effort To Address Government Revolving Door In Platform
Delegates from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign prevented a lobbyist amendment from being added to the Democratic Party platform. It would have suggested Democrats support regulating the revolving door, which allows federal government officials to work for industries they were in charge of regulating and later return to positions in government. At
Clinton Democrats Claim To Support Health Care As A Right, But Oppose Universal Healthcare In Platform
Clinton Democrats favored a platform amendment that reinforced the idea that health care is a right but had no specific goals for how to fight for that right.
Democrats Ignore Urgency Of Climate Crisis, Vote Against Adding Fracking Ban To Platform
Democrats appointed to the Democratic Party’s Platform Committee by Hillary Clinton and the party’s chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, defeated a ban on fracking on June 24. Former U.S. Representative Howard Berman, American Federation of State, County, and Muncipal Employees executive assistant to the president, Paul Booth, former White House Energy
Democrats Urged To Reject Fracked Gas As ‘Bridge Fuel’ In Party Platform
Will the Democratic platform committee have the courage or political will to adopt a ban on natural gas fracking?