DCCC Taps New Executive Director After Wave Of Resignations Over Lack Of Diversity

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Cheri Bustos (D-IL) speaks at the House Democrats' 2019 Issues Conference opening press conference. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has brought on a new executive director after the campaign fundraising group saw a mass exodus in its upper ranks in July.

According to a letter obtained by Politico, former EMILY’S List executive Lucinda Guinn, a Hispanic woman, will serve as the DCCC’s executive director.

“For those of you who don’t know Lucinda, she is a respected leader, manager and strategist with the right experience to help lead our efforts to protect and expand our majority and push even further into Republican territory,” DCCC chair Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) wrote in the letter.

Guinn’s hire comes after her predecessor, Allison Jaslow, left the organization amid concerns over the DCCC’s lack of diversity in its leadership. Five other top officials shortly followed her stead.

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  1. THe first thing she should do is push back against Pelosi blacklisting threat to any firm that works for a candidate who wants to challenge a sitting Congressperson in a primary. IT (the blacklist) is a huge impediment to bringing new energy and ideas into the Party.

  2. Avatar for ljb860 ljb860 says:

    DCCC actions are the very reason why I am very concerned that the DCCC is determined to hand the national elections to REPUGS. With REPUGS retaining control the $$$$$ continue to flow. Fuck the nation, fuck the people, $$$$$ is what is important. And of course those in power within the DCCC retain that power.

    Then we have Biden’s “return to normalcy” promise, which is simply business as usual catering to the .01% and corporations.

  3. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Money, tiltted table and Bustos ruining the system . Wake me up in 2021.

  4. The DCCC is suppressing primary challengers to Pelosi’s paid-off incumbent loyalists by blacklisting firms who help primary challengers. She can’t bear to have any more AOCs winning primaries against tired old incumbents!

    Candidate suppression is just as bad as voter suppression.

  5. Our air and water are being destroyed by this admin and we’re being told to talk about the DCCC and the clear and present danger they represent to the country. Bullfuckingshit.

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