Democratic Party http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en A conversation with new Democratic Party chair Pete Gosar http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/conversation-new-democratic-party-chair-pete-gosar <p>Pete Gosar of Laramie is the new chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party. He says he’s optimistic that the party will be able to gain a better footing in the state in the future.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:47:10 +0000 Willow Belden 39926 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A conversation with new Democratic Party chair Pete Gosar New party chair optimistic about revitalizing Democrats http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-party-chair-optimistic-about-revitalizing-democrats <p>The new chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party says he hopes that one day the state legislature will be controlled by Democrats.</p><p></p><p>Pete Gosar says the party has an image problem in Wyoming, and he wants to change that. Gosar says if people better understand liberal ideals, more Democrats will be elected.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:41:32 +0000 Willow Belden 39924 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New party chair optimistic about revitalizing Democrats UW Professor Phil Roberts on the WY Democratic Party’s Rise and Fall http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-professor-phil-roberts-wy-democratic-party-s-rise-and-fall <p>University of Wyoming History Professor, Phil Roberts, says Wyoming’s Democratic Party lost many of its constituents when the state lost its large railroad and mining labor unions. But the Party also failed to make up for that loss by not painting itself as the party for the modern cowboy. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:42:58 +0000 Irina Zhorov & Phil Roberts 32276 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Professor Phil Roberts on the WY Democratic Party’s Rise and Fall