Delaware Closes Gun Background Check Loophole

Delaware Democrats end “Charleston Loophole”, which required dealers to provide weapons to some buyers before they cleared a background check.

After 14 Years, Sen. Karen Peterson Announces Retirement

Addressing her colleagues from the Senate floor, Sen. Karen Peterson announced her retirement from the Delaware State Senate, effective at the end of her current term.

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01 July 2016 Press Release


08 June 2016 Blog entry

Senator Chris Coons reflects on Robert Kennedy's historic "Ripples of Hope" speech.

24 May 2016 Press Release

Democrat Ken Woods wins NCC Council Special Election

20 May 2016 Blog entry

Special Election will be held Tuesday, May 24, in New Castle County Council District 1 to fill the seat left vacant by Councilman Joe Reda's passing. Democratic Candidate Ken Woods has been hard at work campaigning in the district and will need your support on election day. Polls are open from 7AM to 8PM.

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09 May 2016 Press Release

On Saturday, May 7, Democrats from across the State of Delaware gathered in Dover to elect the State’s National Convention Delegation.

29 April 2016 Press Release

New Castle County Democrats have nominated Ken Woods for the New Castle County Council District 1 Special Election, to fill the seat left vacant by the untimely death of Councilman Joseph Reda.

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