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The city of Charlotte may soon have some official competition in its bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention. ... President Trump's campaign became the tenth Republican campaign in a row to win Texas, although his victory over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton was the smallest margin ...
In an unexpected move, the Democratic National Convention turned political reprobation for election interference into formal legal action alleging conspiracy. On April 20, the DNC filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against various Russian state actors, WikiLeaks, and members of the Trump ...

For one, Mayor Woodfin says the Democratic National Committee reached out to him to apply, not the other way around. “We are very excited that the Democratic National Committee has recognized the City of Birmingham as an attractive, possible site for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Such recognition shows ...
Again?! Yes, again. Four years after a quixotic and shamefully costly bid failed to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Birmingham, the city will once again vie for the party's quadrennial gathering to select its presidential and vice-presidential nominees, city officials confirm. This time, though ...
In Philadelphia, which hosted the 2016 Democratic National Convention, its convention and visitors bureau estimated an economic impact from the convention of about $230 million. It estimated the four-day convention drew more than 54,000 visitors, including delegates, activists and media members.
San Francisco will compete to host the Democratic National Convention in 2020 and Mayor Mark Farrell says locating the event here would send a strong message to President Donald Trump. Farrell sent a letter ... The last time the Democrats held their national convention in San Francisco was in 1984.

As HRC's National Press Secretary, McBride regularly takes charge of campaigns to fuel the LGBTQ equality movement across the country. In 2016, she became the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention when she spoke at the Democratic National Convention. And as a board ...
Zach de la Rocha, Tom Morello & co. threw down a riotous concert in Los Angeles, holding it directly across from the Staples Center where the Democratic National Convention was being held. Their set, available in recorded form for the first time ever, features a total of six songs, including The Battle of Los ...
Some political scientists in Texas don't mince words talking about the likelihood of a Democrat actually beating Abbott — one of the 10 most popular governors in the country, according to a Morning Consult poll ... Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
In 2000, Rage Against the Machine performed across the street from the Democratic National Convention at Los Angeles' Staples Center. They delivered a set that spanned hits all of their studio albums, including their final full-length Battle of Los Angeles, released only the previous year. Now, that ...
The First Lady has been dogged by rumors about her plagiarizing various speeches ever since she delivered remarks at the 2016 Republican National Convention that bore more than a few similarities to former First Lady's Michelle Obama's remarks at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. Trump ...
Planned Parenthood and the NRA are both virtually 100 percent partisan in their spending (Democrats vs Republicans, respectively). ... Which is why at the Democratic National Convention in 2016, an effort to simply debate the party's most extreme pro-abortion platform ever — supporting taxpayer-funded ...
For Milwaukee officials and business leaders hoping to bring the 2020 Democratic National Convention to the city, it's not all about turning Wisconsin blue politically. "I'm here representing the green party," Tim Sheehy, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce president, said Wednesday during a ...
Birmingham is going after another Democratic National Convention, but the city says this time the committee asked to make a pitch. Last month, the Democratic ... I mean if the Democrats are going to go somewhere Birmingham is a pretty logical place for them to go,” Abbot said. Woodfin says if Birmingham ...
"The most exciting part of this bid process is how Republicans, Democrats and the business community are coming together to make a strong bid," Hayes said. "The City ... The Queen City hosted the Democratic National Convention in 2012, drawing about 35,000 delegates, media, and visitors. According ...
Birmingham is going after another Democratic National Convention, but the city says this time the committee asked to make a pitch. Last month, the Democratic ... I mean if the Democrats are going to go somewhere Birmingham is a pretty logical place for them to go,” Abbot said. Woodfin says if Birmingham ...
The same can be said about Russian election meddling, which has been sold to the American people as the gospel truth since the 2016 Democratic National Convention, when emails released by WikiLeaks revealed actual collusion in the presidential election—in the Democratic primary. Trust us, says the ...

In Chicago, Mayor Daley's thugs brutally suppressed young student demonstrators at Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention – where I was ... As Republicans asked for “prayers,” as Democrats equivocated between outrage and not wanting to “offend” gun lovers in swing states, the children ...
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who famously addressed the 2016 Democratic National Convention, spoke in Seattle on Feb. ... Humayun Khan, died serving in Iraq, a loss that led him to deliver an impassioned speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention with his wife, Ghazala ― was in Seattle to ...
FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Valdez, Texas' first Hispanic female sheriff, announced Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, that she will run against Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in ...
Peace demonstrators taunt Illinois National Guardsmen outside the Democratic National Convention headquarters hotel, on August 29, 1968. (Credit: AP Photo) .... Many Democrats believed that Kennedy was the only politician in America who could pull together the fractured liberal coalition. “How do you ...
"Well, Ivanka Trump was a Democrat, and she's very, very moderate to liberal, compared to the Republican base." ... He skipped the Republican National Convention, then said weeks before the election that he was "99% against Trump" (though he'd say 10 months later that he voted for Trump after all).
For Milwaukee officials and business leaders hoping to bring the 2020 Democratic National Convention to the city, it's not all about turning Wisconsin blue politically. "I'm here representing the green party," Tim Sheehy, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce president, said Wednesday during a ...
Lyles, a Democrat, said that, although the Republican National Committee sought a bid from Charlotte as one of its possible convention sites, what ... When I was North Carolina Speaker, I worked to help bring the Democratic National Convention to Charlotte in 2012, a convention that proved be an ...
A Republican Senate candidate's parents donated the maximum to his Democrat rival ... He spoke at the Democratic National Convention in 2000 while president of the College Democrats of America, but says he turned against the party due to its lack of support for the Iraq war. Nicholson, who fought in ...
Democratic Senator and former Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth tweeted Tuesday she will not be lectured by U.S. President Donald Trump: "We don't live in a dictatorship or a monarchy. I swore an oath — in the military and in the Senate — to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United ...
Singer-songwriter Paul Simon performs on stage during the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Penn. Chip Somodevilla—Getty Images. By Mark Kennedy / AP. February 5, 2018. (NEW YORK) — Only a few days after Elton John announced he will retire ...
But senior Democratic officials indicated that Ms. O'Connell, a former top official at Emily's List, clashed over authority with Thomas E. Perez, the committee's chairman, who narrowly won his post last year in an election that revealed the lingering fissures between the party's establishment and progressive ...
Before former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and the Rev. Jesse Jackson made U.S. history with their respective presidential campaigns, there was Shirley Chisholm. The New York-born daughter of West Indian immigrants broke barriers as the first black woman elected to Congress in 1968.
Twenty-one members of the Magazine High School Beta Club are eligible to compete at the National Beta Convention to be held in Savannah, Ga., June 17-20. Eleven members qualified to compete during the Beta Regional Leadership Summit held in Hot Springs on Sept. 25-26, 2017, and 10 more ...
Arkansas State KKI sets state, national convention dates .... Debbie Witt, Susan Peterson, Sharon Balloun, and Denise Anders. Arkansas Epsilon State Kappa Kappa Iota Spring Board Meeting, February 3, First Church of the Nazarene, Conway. [Submitted Photo]. Next. By The Log Cabin Democrat ...
The agency rejected objections by a private investigator to campaign-account spending by Roybal Caballero on trips to out-of-state legislative conferences, the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and a $48 retirement gift to a leader of the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
Ag Day 365 was a yearlong advocacy initiative started by American Agri-Women during the 2016 national convention and formally kicked off at National Ag Day in Washington D.C.. McGilvra was also honored with the organization's President's Award, along with Lynn Woolf of Kansas. President Doris Mold ...
The complaint was filed by John Topping, a renegade Democrat, against Michael Pohl, a middle school teacher in Manchester. ... Members of government employee unions always constitute the largest bloc of delegates at the Democratic National Convention, and members of teacher unions are always the ...
On December 12, 2017, Black women voted overwhelmingly for Democrat Doug Jones in his Alabama Senate race against Republican candidate Roy Moore. ... Her speech at the 1964 Democratic National Convention shows that black women in the South were also struggling for representation in the ...
Then-Senator Joe Biden, D-Del., facing camera, hugs his son Beau Biden on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Denver when he made is vice-presidential .... An August poll showed him with a 74 approval rating among the Democrats being touted for a 2020 run against Trump. Warren ...
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who gave an impassioned speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, is throwing his support behind Democratic ... Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, is facing off against a full field of Democrats in the primary contest for Texas's 23rd District, with ...
Marisa Helms and I were the MinnPost bureau covering the 2008 Democratic National Convention held at the basketball arena in Denver. Our bureau was a little smaller than the bureaus of such operations as the New York Times and Washington Post. The big guys had entire newsrooms — reporters, ...
That the local Democratic party somehow bungled the rollout of a campaign announcement for one if its prized candidates – one who even had a prime time speaking slot at last year's Democratic National Convention – isn't that surprising. After all, as Eric reported in his column about the incompetency of ...
While Gov. Andrew Cuomo has rebuffed the suggestion that he's seeking the 2020 presidential nomination, news that the state Senate's breakaway Independent Democratic Conference has provisionally agreed to reunite with the chamber's mainline Democrats has renewed speculation about a White ...
The national convention is a big party, both literally and figuratively. It is a meeting of representatives of the Democratic voting base from every corner of the country for the serious business of nominating a presidential and vice-presidential candidate. It is also a rollicking good time where Democrats join in ...
... on the deportation of undocumented immigrants who were in jail, would have several pluses with the Democratic Party base in Texas: She is Hispanic, a member of the LGBTQ community and gave a prime-time speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that nominated Hillary Clinton ...
And ex-Mayor Shirley Franklin, a former co-chairwoman of the Democratic National Convention's platform committee and a prominent Norwood supporter, said the party should spend its resources elsewhere. “It's sad to watch as a Georgia Democrat because the party doesn't seem to be worried about their ...
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein arrives at a rally of Bernie Sanders supporters on the second day of the Democratic National Convention in ... candidate Gary Johnson, who won 3 percent of the vote, for Clinton's loss, arguing they took away key votes that would have gone to the Democrat.
I think it was a very big deal for the Democrats.” To win during the 2018 midterms and beyond, recruiting and turning out millennial voters needs be the Democratic Party's primary goal, Dean argues. Additionally, he believes Democrats need to open up primaries to independent voters as well as get rid of ...
HARRISBURG — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale Monday said a review of the Democratic National Convention Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee's financial records showed that a $10 million state grant was expended according to the grant agreement and that, because the grant agreement did not ...
I had promised Bernie when I took the helm of the Democratic National Committee after the convention that I would get to the bottom of whether Hillary Clinton's team had rigged the nomination process, as a cache of emails stolen by Russian hackers and posted online had suggested. I'd had my suspicions ...
... Democratic National Convention that was plagiarized by then candidate Trump's wife, Melania at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
... anti-abortion groups, gun rights supporters, top Republicans and leading Democrats. They've used yard signs and social media to argue that ...
Russia probe snags GOP, Democratic interests ... chairman, speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.


 

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