Democratic National Committee

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} The Democratic National Committee (or DNC) is the official organization representing the Democratic Party in American politics. Under President Barack Obama it is also the home for Organizing for America, the netroots army of millions of Obama's campaign supporters technologically networked into a grassroots lobby that the DNC can activate on behalf of the Obama Administration. [1]



The DNC defines it’s responsibilities as including:

  • Planning the party’s quadrennial nominating convention.
  • Promoting the election of party candidates with both technical and financial support.
  • Working with national, state, and local party organizations, elected officials, candidates, and constituencies to respond to the needs and views of the Democratic electorate and nation.


The leadership of the DNC currently consists of the following positions and individuals:


Contact details

Mailing Address

Democratic National Committee
430 S. Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Main Phone Number

202-863-8000 (For questions about contributions, call 877-336-7200)

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