Updated at 7:01 p.m. ET on 8/23
Washington (CNN) - National Democrats voted unanimously Friday to approve a resolution urging San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign, hours before the embattled lawmaker announced he was stepping down from his office under a crush of sexual harassment allegations.
Meeting in Arizona for its summer meeting, the Democratic National Committee addressed the resolution in an afternoon session. The resolution, a draft copy of which was obtained by CNN, called on their fellow Democrat to "face the consequences of his actions, sparing his constituents the embarrassment and expense of a recall election."
Washington (CNN) – The Democratic National Committee will vote on a resolution this week calling on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign, ratcheting up pressure on the embattled Democrat who has been accused of sexually harassing multiple women.
Sixteen women have charged Filner of acting improperly and the mayor last month acknowledged having "failed to fully respect the women who work for me and with me." He voluntarily entered a behavioral therapy program, but has refused to step down despite widespread calls for him to leave office.
Washington (CNN) – Mo Elleithee was a senior spokesman for Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign but he says his new job as communications director for the Democratic National Committee has nothing to do with his former boss' plans for 2016.
"This has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton. I don't know if Hillary Clinton is going to run again. I suspect she doesn't know yet if she's going to run," he said.FULL STORY
(CNN) - The Democratic National Committee paid just shy of $700,000 toward its 2012 debt in January while bringing in about $4.4 million from fundraising.
The committee ended the month with about $4.7 million cash in the bank and an outstanding debt of nearly $20.8 million, according to records filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission.
(CNN) - The Republican National Committee ended the election cycle with nearly $4.7 million in the bank, unlike President Barack Obama, Republican Mitt Romney and the Democratic National Committee - all in the red.
RNC chairman Reince Priebus said the committee's fundraising was "truly impressive" and that the committee raised $2.3 million in December, to close the year with the surplus - something the committee could not say after the 2010 midterm elections, under previous leadership.
Washington (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will appear at a private reception at the Democratic National Committee's meeting in Washington on Tuesday, according to two Democrats familiar with the event.
The unannounced reception will take place with party delegates after the DNC meeting concludes in the afternoon.
Washington (CNN) – Two senior Democratic Party officials tell CNN that President Barack Obama will ask Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida to stay on for a second term as chair of the Democratic National Committee.
The DNC meets in Washington, D.C. on January 22, the day after the president's second inauguration, for its annual winter meetings. The top thing on the agenda at the gathering is to vote on the chair and other party officials for the next two years.
(CNN) – Two party rivals who often go head-to-head are now going bald-—together.
Top spokesmen for the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee agreed to shave their heads on live television Sunday in a show of bipartisan support for charity.
(CNN) – While President Barack Obama's campaign outraised Mitt Romney's team last month for the first time since April, records show the Republican National Committee still has an advantage over its Democratic counterpart.
Tampa, Florida (CNN) – Democrats continued blasting Mitt Romney, as well as other speakers at the Republican National Convention, on Tuesday as the Republican presidential candidate made his way to Tampa for his official nomination.
The Democratic National Committee spliced together clips of news reports on businesses closed by Bain Capital, the private equity firm Romney headed in the 1990s. The video ends with a tough rebuke on a now-frequent attack line from Republicans: "Mitt Romney: You didn't build that, you destroyed it."