Susan Sarandon. Debra Messing. Lance Bass. It’s amazing who’ll you’ll see you at a convention when you just turn around. That’s what Jaxon Ravens told the delegates from Washington state in the hall at the Democratic National Convention – turn around in their seats on the floor and look backwards, instead of up at the stage.
By JON DOWDING Published in partnership with AllDigitocracy.org and Temple University’s Department of Journalism The women’s caucus meeting started with applause and exuberance as the second day of the Democratic National Convention got underway.
Georgia delegates got up early Monday morning to rally for the Democratic Party. At 7:30 a.m., Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman DuBose Porter and other delegates began to fill the room. Porter said he was ready for an exciting week at the convention.
When Hillary Clinton introduced Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate last week, many Washington state progressives were not happy. And Monday, on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention, they still weren’t. “(Kaine) may not have been the best choice if Clinton wants to include progressives,” said Jake Egloff, a delegate from Wenatchee who supports Sen.
PHILADELPHIA – In a poll of nearly 300 Sanders delegates to the Democratic convention, nearly 90 percent said they are dissatisfied with Hillary Clinton’s selection of Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., to be her running mate. “We’re not waiting for the elites to tell us what to do,” said Norman Solomon, executive director of the Bernie …