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DNC Chair Jaime Harrison

Jaime Harrison gained national attention last year when he broke fundraising records running against South Carolina incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham. While Harrison didn't win the election, his candidacy gave notice that the Old South is now the New South. Mary C. Curtis sits down with the Democratic National Committee chair and talks race, his grandfather's life lesson and what 2022 — yes 2022 — may hold.
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DNC Chair Jaime Harrison To Deliver Address At National Press Club April 28

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison will address issues facing American voters, including voting rights and voter suppression, and the outlook for the Democratic Party in the 2022 midterm elections, at a virtual National Press Club Headliners event at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28.
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A seat at the table with Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Success looks a little different than former U.S. Senate candidate Jaime Harrison expected. Harrison challenged long time South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham in the 2020 general election. Graham kept his seat, but Harrison claimed another seat. He’s been named the chair of the Democratic National Committee, a position that comes along with the endorsement of President Joe Biden and 6th District Congressman James Clyburn.
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Jaime Harrison: Lindsey Graham is 'Old South' relic

FLORENCE, S.C. – The man who lost to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina by 10 points in the 2020 general election said he thinks Graham is a relic of the Old South. Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison spoke about Graham on the most recent episode of the "Hell and High Water with John Heilemann" podcast.
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DNC Chair Jaime Harrison says he cried after watching impeachment trial video

On Capitol Hill, on the Senate floor, the second impeachment of Donald Trump was underway today following a day of debate on the issue Tuesday. During the Wednesday much-watched event, House impeachment managers continued to use the president’s words and actions against him to support their claim for a conviction against Trump in the U.S. Senate for inciting an insurrection.
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Jaime Harrison Formally Named Democratic Party Chair

The Democratic National Committee has officially elected Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chairman. At a virtual post-inauguration meeting on Thursday (January 21), Harrison was voted in and joined by vice chairs Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth and U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. of Texas.
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Jaime Harrison elected chair of Democratic National Committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Democratic National Committee has formally elected Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chair, signifying an early alignment between President Joe Biden and state party leaders around the country. The party’s post-inauguration meeting Thursday took place virtually, reflecting continued concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The former chair...
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Former South Carolina Senate candidate Jaime Harrison elected DNC chair

The Democratic National Committee elected Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as its new chair on Thursday. Harrison was President Biden's pick to lead the Democratic Party. Harrison, 44, previously served as chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party and was a senior DNC official. He is close to House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, another South Carolina Democrat, for whom he once worked. Mr. Biden's flagging fortunes in the Democratic primary turned around after he secured Clyburn's endorsement, helping him to a landslide win in the South Carolina primary.
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Democrats formalize Jaime Harrison as national party chair

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Democratic National Committee formally elected Jaime Harrison of South Carolina as chair, signifying an early alignment between President Joe Biden and state party leaders around the country. The party’s post-inauguration meeting Thursday took place virtually, reflecting continued concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Harrison said his...