Report: DNC Threatens Free Press with Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks

Free speech advocates raised alarm about the DNC’s suit when it was filed in April, arguing that it is both riddled with legal holes and full of dangerous implications.

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez speaks at a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Lafayette Square outside the White House, March 6, 2017. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

As President Donald Trump continues to wage war on journalism with "violent anti-press rhetoric," the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) published a scathing analysis on Tuesday arguing that the Democratic National Committee's recent lawsuit against WikiLeaks could set the stage for even more alarming attacks on press freedom by empowering the

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Corporate Democrats: The ‘Values’ and ‘Vision’ of an Inauthentic Opposition

Average Americans, whose economic survival is threatened, have no political party to represent them, including deceptive Democrats who claim to be their champions and blame others when their deception fails.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears in silhouette as she applauds before taking the stage to speak during a fundraising event for Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, Dec. 5, 2017, in Boston. Clinton was presented with the organization's Believe in Girls award during the event. (AP/Steven Senne)

Never underestimate the capacity of the United States’ Inauthentic Opposition Party, the corporate Democrats, for self-congratulatory delusion and the externalization of blame. Look, for example, at the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) recently filed 66-page lawsuit against Russia, WikiLeaks, and the 2016 Donald Trump campaign. The document

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DNC Files Suit Against Russia, Trump, and Wikileaks for Conspiring in 2016 Election

The DNC argues that a cyberattack undermined its ability to communicate with voters, collect donations and operate effectively as its employees faced personal harassment and, in some cases, death threats.

Traditional Russian Matreskas depicting Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump displayed in a shop in Moscow. Nov. 8, 2016. (AP/Pavel Golovkin)

Did The Democrats' "The Russians did it" narrative just jump the shark? The Washington Post reports that The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the

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The Untold Story: Russiagate and the Media’s Authoritarian Turn

There is no evidence that the WikiLeaks disclosures or the social media posts allegedly intended to undermine support for Clinton had any effect on the election. What almost certainly did was low turnout by Democratic voters, especially African-Americans.

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Committee on Intelligence, speaks during a media availability as reporters keep an eye on their phones, after a closed-door meeting of the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Feb. 5, 2018 in Washington. (AP/Alex Brandon)

NEW YORK -- Published 25 years ago this fall, Mark Danner’s 22,000-word article for the New Yorker magazine recreated, in painstakingly vivid detail, the 1981 massacre of nearly 800 villagers by a  Salvadoran Army brigade hunting for communist guerrilla fighters: Through the window she saw soldiers leading groups of men from the little whitewashed

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DNC Lawyers Argue Primary Rigging Is Protected by the First Amendment

The defense counsel for the DNC appeared to argue that if the Democratic Party did cheat Sanders in the 2016 Presidential primary race, then it was protected under the first amendment.

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, March 15, 2016. (AP/Ricardo Arduengo)

The ongoing litigation of the DNC Fraud Lawsuit and the appeal regarding its dismissal took a stunning turn yesterday. The defendants in the case, including the DNC and former DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, filed a response brief that left many observers of the case at a loss for words. The document, provided by the law offices of the

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The Democratic Party’s Grim Metaphor: Tom Perez

Tom Perez’s lackluster first year as head of the Democratic National Committee provides a metaphoric glimpse into the waning influence of the Democratic Party as a whole.

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez speaks at a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Lafayette Square outside the White House, March 6, 2017. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

Sometimes a party’s leader seems to symbolize an enduring malaise. For Democrats in 2018, that institutional leader is Tom Perez. While serving as secretary of labor during President Obama’s second term, Perez gained a reputation as an advocate for workers and civil rights. That image may have helped him win a narrow election among Democratic

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