Tom Perez elected to lead Democratic National Committee in a blow to liberal wing; he is the party’s first Latino chairman Posted on February 25, 2017 by Washington Post Staff in Politics The win by Barack Obama's labor secretary marked a defeat for many progressives, who had rallied behind Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota during a contentious party meeting in Atlanta. This is a developing story. It will be updated. The post Tom Perez elected to lead Democratic National Committee in a blow to liberal wing; he is the party’s first Latino chairman appeared first on Post Politics. Tags: Uncategorized Authored by: Washington Post Staff http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics Previous ArticleNext Article Related Posts Rights group: Rise of Trump, far-right leaders puts ‘human rights system at risk’ Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state in 56-to-43 vote As Obama’s term ends, thousands hope for clemency Twitter transfer of power: Trump gets @POTUS Trump takes another shot at quarterback who wouldn’t stand for national anthem Trump pressed on Electoral College claim Dining at the White House? Trump says try the meatloaf Huntsman in exile: Did appointment make way for Hatch?