Jon Queally, staff writer

Jon Queally is senior editor and staff writer for Common Dreams.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:00am
On Top of Emails, Leaked DNC Voicemails Show Money Buying Access
Just before President Barack Obama delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night, new reporting on the so-called " DNC Leak " by WikiLeaks unearthed a large batch of voicemails contained in the files which give additional texture to a scandal that has loomed large at...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 4:45am
She's With Them–But We've Got Us: A Movement Bigger Than Sanders
The proper question of the week is not why Bernie Sanders supporters —delegates gathered in the Philadelphia and his millions of supporters across the nation—are so angry with the Democratic National Committee this week. The contents of internal party emails published by WikiLeaks last Friday, now...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:00pm
Nina Turner Allies Rally in Defense of Prominent Sanders' Surrogate
Developing story... Please check back for updates... Update II: Allies of Nina Turner are held a press event inside the media tent at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening in order to show solidarity with the high-profile surrogate for Bernie Sanders who on Tuesday was blocked...
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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 2:15pm
Resignation Not Enough, Wasserman Schultz Forced to Drop the Gavel, Too
One day after she announced her resignation in the wake of the #DNCLeak scandal and just hours after being booed by angry party delegates earlier in the day, news broke early Monday afternoon that Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not gavel into session this year's Democratic Party Convention. Despite...
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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 4:45pm
Mission Accomplished at DNC, Clinton Hires Wasserman Schultz for Top Post
Though many progressives immediately responded by saying her ouster would not be enough to undo the damage her leadership has done, Democratic National Committee Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation on Sunday afternoon, saying she would relinquish her post immediately...
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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 3:45pm
Demonstrators Demand 'Clean Energy Revolution' on Eve of Dem Convention
With plenty of overlap between them, both climate justice campaigners and supporters of Bernie Sanders held marches and rallies in downtown Philadelphia on Sunday, making their presence and political demands heard a day before the Democratic National Convention officially kicks off. Under a banner...
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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:15am
Trump Calls It "Sad" Women Harassed by Roger Ailes Not More Appreciative
"He’s a very good person. I’ve always found him to be just a very, very good person. And by the way, a very, very talented person. Look what he’s done. So I feel very badly."
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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 9:45am
Sanders on Kaine's Conservatism: "His Political Views Not My Political Views"
In his first televised interviews since Friday's release of internal DNC emails by Wikileaks and Hillary Clinton's choice of Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate , Bernie Sanders responded Sunday morning by saying he was troubled, though not at all surprised, by what the leaks reveal and refused to call...
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Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 8:15am
Sanders' Top Aide Says Heads Should Roll for What Leaked DNC Emails Show
Party unity? "Everybody is disappointed that much of what we felt was happening at the DNC was in fact happening, that you had in this case a clear example of the DNC taking sides and looking to place negative information into the political process." —Jeff Weaver, Sanders' campaign manager Amid a...
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Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
Establishment Wins Again as DNC Rules Committee Rejects Proposal to Abolish Superdelegates
Update: After several rounds of voting Saturday afternoon, an effort by progressive Democrats to abolish what they see as the anti-democratic superdelegate process was defeated. The amendment, co-sponsored by 52 members of the Democratic Party Rules Committee, was defeated when 108 members voted...
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