DNC delegate witnesses her dream come true, a woman is nominated for president

Centre County delegate sees childhood dream realized

Traveling to Philadelphia and witnessing Hillary Clinton accept the nomination to become the first female presidential candidate of a major party was a dream for Nancy Chiswick, of Centre County. “I couldn’t imagine being president because as far as I knew, girls didn’t become president,” Chiswick said.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.

Prominent politicians push for increasing the minimum wage, labor unions

Bill de Blasio, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Cuomo address Labor Caucus

Chants and union claps filled Conference Room 118 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Wednesday. High-ranking Democratic officials spoke to delegates on the second day of the Labor Caucus, addressing issues of interest to many working Pennsylvanians. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York Gov.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.

First time PA delegate hits DNC in support of Sanders

Our Lady of Victory librarian a delegate at DNC

In a county where the amount of registered Democrats and Republicans are nearly equal, Susan DeMetrick is looking to tip the district to a progressive blue, starting at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. DeMetrick is one of five elected delegates who will descend on the city this week from Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.

Greg Stewart dedicates his life to politics

Greg Stewart plays an integral part in getting Centre County delegates to DNC

When he’s not number crunching at his day job in the finance industry, Greg Stewart dedicates his life to politics, playing a key part in helping this year’s delegates get to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Though he is not a delegate this time around, this will be the Centre County Democratic Committee chairman’s third convention.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.

PA Dems plead Sanders supporters to unify under Clinton

Pennsylvania DNC delegation pursues unity

There is nothing like a good theme for a party. With the Democratic Party’s Pennsylvania delegation, that theme was clear in the first meeting Monday at the DoubleTree hotel on the first day of the Democratic National Convention. It was all about party unity. Notable speakers for that first event included Gov.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.

LGBT community rallies around DNC to push for change

LGBT community makes its voice heard at DNC

Singing protesters confronted the ultra-conservative Westboro Baptist Church on Tuesday with a message of love outside Philadelphia’s Mazzoni Center, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community health center. More LGBT voices were heard throughout the Democratic National Convention. Equality Pennsylvania, a progressive LGBT statewide advocacy group, held an event downtown Tuesday.

Louis Finley is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for Centre Daily Times.