Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Maloney, a New Yorker who defeated Rep. Tony Cárdenas (Calif.), takes over the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at a challenging time.
The New York congresswoman has been critical of the Democratic campaign arm’s blacklist punishing firms that work with primary challengers.
The New York congresswoman is funding candidates herself, instead of routing it through the Democratic Party’s campaign arm.
Progressives say to show a diversity commitment, the DCCC must end its effort to stymie primary races against House members.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee staff exodus followed concerns about hiring and a lack of diversity.
But Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers said she understands the DCCC’s concerns.
Marie Newman, an Illinois Democrat, picked up almost $45,000 online since Friday.
Even a former top party operative is bucking the establishment to help unseat conservative Rep. Dan Lipinski.
The move drew immediate criticism from progressive groups.
On a congressional campaign, saying "me too" can come with hidden costs.