Tag: 2016 Democratic National Convention
Lashauna Gipson sits in the observation area after receiving the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine at a Cedars-Sinai sponsored pop-up vaccine clinic at the Watts-Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles. Image via AP.

Mitch PerryJuly 28, 2016
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently did something many Florida Democrats can only dream of. In April, he issued a sweeping order restoring rights to all ex-offenders who are no longer incarcerated or on probation or parole. That move was nixed by the Virginia Supreme Court however, which ruled last week that he had overstepped his clemency powers, agreeing with state […]

Mitch PerryJuly 28, 2016
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One of Florida’s newest state senators, Lauren Book, addressed the Florida Delegation Breakfast Thursday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. “Why are each and every one of you here today?” she challenged delegates shortly after her introduction. The Broward County Democrat was following such notables as Howard Dean and Terry McAuliffe. “Why have you traveled a thousand or […]

Associated PressJuly 28, 2016
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Bradley Cooper‘s appearance at the Democratic National Convention has irked some conservative fans of the actor’s portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014’s “American Sniper.” Cooper was spotted by TV cameras Wednesday night seated at the meeting in Philadelphia alongside his Russian model girlfriend, Irina Shayk. Some Twitter users say they plan to boycott […]

Mitch PerryJuly 27, 2016
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Attending a political convention can get a bit monotonous after awhile. In the case of the DNC in Philadelphia, well, the story being repeated every minute of every hour is, of course, the Democrats are really good, Hillary Clinton is awesome, and Donald Trump is really, really bad. These conventions are ultimately television programs (no matter […]

Associated PressJuly 27, 2016
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President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still, he says he remains undaunted. In 2004, he was the obscure Senate candidate from Illinois whose words catapulted him to the center of American political consciousness. […]


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