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Dean Will Step Down as DNC Chairman

Obama ally likely to take Democratic party leadership

(Newser) - Howard Dean will step down as chairman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of his term in January, the Huffington Post reports. Although the success of Dean’s “50-state strategy” fueled speculation that he would stay on, the post is likely to go to an Obama insider... More »

Gunman Kills Arkansas Democratic Party Chief

(Newser) - A gunman entered Democratic party headquarters in Little Rock, Ark., this afternoon and fatally shot state party chairman Bill Gwatney. No motive is known, but early reports suggest the shooting was not related to politics, the Arkansas Times reports. The 50-year-old suspect is dead after being shot during a 30-mile... More »

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