Tag: James Clyburn
Protesers outside the Supreme Court. Image via AP.

A.G. GancarskiOctober 3, 2016

On Monday, South Carolina’s Rep. James Clyburn hosted a “call to action” conversation in Jacksonville with supporters of Hillary Clinton. Clyburn was last in Jacksonville in 2015, campaigning for a protege — former Mayor Alvin Brown — in a campaign that saw the mayor’s re-election thwarted by an enthusiasm gap in the base. Clyburn is conscious of similar gaps for Clinton, which he […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 18, 2015

In an event that was half policy and half retail politics, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was joined by Audrey Gibson and Mia Jones and other African-American Democrats on Monday morning. Their shared purpose: to lambaste the governor for failing to secure federal funding for local hospitals. As well, there was more than a little bit of electioneering going at […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 22, 2015

What has seemed like an endless Jacksonville mayoral campaign has finally reached its final few days. Mayor Alvin Brown was joined Sunday afternoon by cultural commentator Michael Eric Dyson and U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown and James Clyburn at an outdoor rally near Gateway Mall on Jacksonville’s Northside. Brown said before the event that he expects to win outright on […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 21, 2015

With early voting poised to wrap up Sunday, the three most viable Jacksonville mayoral campaigns — those of Republican challengers Bill Bishop and Lenny Curry, as well as that of the Democratic incumbent, Mayor Alvin Brown — are making a final push for votes ahead of Tuesday’s election. Bishop supporters are canvassing this weekend, as are Curry backers, […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 24, 2015

The war of words that has characterized the 2015 Jacksonville Mayoral Campaign continues without any sign of an armistice, as the Lenny Curry Press Team has sent out a lengthy email attacking Mayor Alvin Brown on two fronts. The first point of attack: that Brown is a Democrat. To that end, the email offers a David Letterman style Top […]


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