A Bloody Mary in the morning, champagne flutes in the afternoon and paté at night. Funded by special interests, enjoyed by politicians and hidden from public view. At hotel lobbies and dive bars and shiny museums far from the floor of the Democratic National Convention in South Philadelphia, democracy is getting fat – and wasted -… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 28th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Democrats, New Jersey, News | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, 2017 Gubernatorial race, Democratic National Convention, DNC, Matt Katz, New Jersey, Trenton Democrats | Comments Off on And So It Goes: Lobbyists Feed Politicans at DNC
In the Clinton universe a little email scandal should never be a career killer.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz will open and close the Democratic National Convention in Philadephia this week and then step down has Chair of the Democratic National Committee, ostensibly because of the leaked emails from the DNC proving that Clinton’s nomination was rigged by the committee and Bernie Sanders never had a chance.
It seems Wasserman Schultz’s apparent forced resignation is really just a transfer. Hillary Clinton announced this evening that Wasserman Schultz will become the Honorary Chair of the Democrat presidential campaign.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Hillary Clinton | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democratic National Committee, Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton | Comments Off on Hillary names Wasserman Schultz her honorary campaign chair
Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who faced increasing calls to step down in the wake of the DNC email leak, says she will resign from her position after taking part in this week’s convention. Wasserman announced her decision in a statement released on Sunday afternoon, though she made no mention… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 24th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Bernie Sanders, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democratic National Committee, Democratic National Convention, DNC, Hillary Clinton, Rigged nomination | 1 Comment »
Newark Mayor Cory Booker said that it is his race, not his Meet the Press
gaffe honesty that is keeping the leaders of the Democratic Party from having he speak in prime time during the Democratic National Convention in September.
From The Star Ledger:
Posted: August 14th, 2012 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2012 Presidential Politics | Tags: Democratic National Convention, Newark Mayor Cory Booker | 9 Comments »
He has no speaking role at the Democratic National Convention next month in Charlotte, N.C., but that’s understandable, according to Booker:
“The polite way to say why I didn’t have expectations is that I’m an African-American, northeastern Democrat in a safe state. Maybe if I was a Latino from Nevada or San Antonio.”