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Thomas Edward Perez

Perez emerges from internal divisions to lead Democratic Party

Perez emerges from internal divisions to lead Democratic Party

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez emerged Saturday from a bruising internal fight to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee, a job that will put him at the forefront of rebuilding the party and confronting President Donald Trump.

Perez, a Takoma Park resident and former Maryland state official, won an election that some read as an extension of last year's messy Democratic presidential primary, in which left-leaning supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders sought to take the party in a different direction than centrist backers of Hillary Clinton.

Bridging that lingering divide, while also addressing last year's unexpected defeat, will be...

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