Feb 6, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Democrats start their 2016 post-mortem

Politico has a look inside the House Democrats' retreat in Baltimore this week.

Themed "Fighting for All Americans," the event will feature celebrity guests like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Chelsea Handler, but the events schedule for Democratic lawmakers shows the party's focus for the future:

  • 2016 election post-mortem on the party's failure to gain House seats, led by Reps. Ben Ray Luján and Sean Patrick Maloney
  • Closed-door session on fake news
  • Panel titled "After the Women's March: Empowering Grassroots Energy"
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