FL delegates want reproductive rights for women

Sarasota-Manatee delegates push for women’s rights The Women’s Caucus met Thursday morning at the Democratic National Convention to discuss the importance of Hillary Clinton winning the presidency over Donald Trump. Trump’s true stance or intentions on women’s reproductive health rights remains unclear, caucus members said, but is cause for concern. The Rev. Leah D. Cherea … Continue reading FL delegates want reproductive rights for women

FL delegates remain skeptical of Clinton DNC nomination

Manatee-Sarasota delegates express mixed feelings after Clinton nomination After the Democratic Party officially named Hillary Clinton as its nominee for president, some Bernie Sanders supporters at the convention staging a walkout in protest. But Sanders delegates from Manatee-Sarasota did not join. “When things come to an end you need to close a door, move on … Continue reading FL delegates remain skeptical of Clinton DNC nomination

In wake of recent shootings, FL Dems look for gun reform at DNC

Manatee, Sarasota delegates push for stronger gun control Combatting gun violence in Florida and the rest of the nation was at the forefront Tuesday of a rally at the Democratic National Convention. “It’s one thing to be able to protect your home but you don’t need an assault weapon to do it,” said Lawrence Jennis, … Continue reading In wake of recent shootings, FL Dems look for gun reform at DNC

Video: Gun control rally urges Dems to make reform

Gun control rally in Philadelphia Igniting the Vocal Majority: A Rally for Action to Reduce Gun Violence was held in Philadelphia on July 26. The rally was organized by Americans for Responsible Solutions to call on leaders in Washington to act to keep guns out of the wrong hands. Cherea Hatcher is reporting from the … Continue reading Video: Gun control rally urges Dems to make reform

Wasserman Schultz greeted by cheers and boos as she took to the podium

Manatee, Sarasota Democratic delegates react to fall of Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz addressed a very emotional Florida delegation Monday morning. After announcing Sunday that she plans to resign amid the release of controversial emails among officials from the Democratic Party, she appeared Monday morning to deliver a speech to … Continue reading Wasserman Schultz greeted by cheers and boos as she took to the podium

Clinton and Sanders Florida delegates predict DNC will unify party

Local delegates predict unity from DNC The Democratic delegation from Manatee and Sarasota planned far in advance for their arrival here this weekend to attend their national convention. District 16 voters picked six delegates to attend the Democratic National Convention – four for former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and two for Sen. Cherea M. … Continue reading Clinton and Sanders Florida delegates predict DNC will unify party

Pairings

CorrespondentNews Organization Aishwarya MenonAmerican Urban Radio Network aurn.com New York Alexa RossAll Digitocracy alldigitocracy.org Washington Brianna SpauseThe Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette islandpacket.com Hilton Head Island, SC Cherea HatcherBradenton Herald bradenton.com Bradenton, FL Christina KlosTri-City Herald tricityherald.com Kennewick, WA Christopher AbruzzoSun Herald sunherald.com Gulfport, MS Hannah McComseyThe Telegraph macon.com Macon, GA Harrison BrinkThe Fresno … Continue reading Pairings