A nice look back on the highlights of the year that led to the President’s re-election: http://my.barackobama.com/Our-Journey
Convention days were filed with caucus and other Democratic group meetings, including a meeting of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute on Sept. 6, 2012. We are happy to feature a guest column by Susan Dosier, a communications specialist who attended the meeting. The Democratic Party and A Host of Voter Groups Needs Volunteers To Help Fight..
The Democratic Party of Virginia held a very substantive Steering Committee meeting last night, focused primarily on the tasks necessary over the next 53 days to elect Barack Obama, Tim Kaine, and our Congressional candidates. The Committee also voted to recommend to the full Central Committee that the Party chose its 2013 nominees for Governor,..
The Democratic National Committee held its first meeting of the new term in Charlotte on September 7, 2012. (DNC terms begin at the closing gavel of each Presidential nominating convention.) The meeting was far better attended than the 2008 meeting in Denver. Some highlights: Numerous speakers congratulated DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Charlotte Mayor Anthony..
I’ll be doing some additional posts on the convention shortly, as well as on this weekend’s DPVA meetings.
I haven’t seen an update on Thursday’s schedule or alternate convention watch party plans yet, and I reckon it’s time to call it a night. Tomorrow’s VA breakfast is at 7:15 (not 7:30) am and features Terry McAuliffe and perhaps and additional speaker who may or may not be George Clooney. (Okay, probably not). If you..
Darn. Although a severe storm would pose a real problem and at least we know where we are going. DNCC Announces Thursday’s Convention Proceedings Will Move to Time Warner Cable Arena Due to Severe Weather Forecasts CHARLOTTE, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today announced that convention programming, originally planned..
I’ve been to five conventions, but I have never seen the party so unified, enthusiastic, and positive about putting forth our candidate and message. From the business perspective, the Convention adopted the Credentials, Rules, and Platform Committee Reports, and elected officers. I posted the platform yesterday and will post the Rules and Credentials, but there..
Thanks to Matt at DemConWatch, here is the proposed platform and the Tuesday schedule. There will be pre-convention caucus meetings in the morning and afternoon, (and a lunch or reception or two), but the session starts at 5 pm. The first major business is adoption of Credentials, Rules, and Platform reports. Then there will be a..
The Democratic National Convention Credentials Committee met this afternoon and accredited all delegations to the national convention. No challenges were presented to the Committee. Yesterday, the Rules Committee met and approved the proposed convention rules without controversy. Both of these committee reports will be presented to the Convention when it convenes on Tuesday. The Platform..
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