Video: Louis Finley covers first day of DNC

Pennsylvania Democratic Delegates, DNC Convention: Day 1

PA Delegates get ready for their first day at the convention, with speakers including Sen. Bob Casey and Gov. Tom Wolf.

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

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Stars come out to promote the arts at DNC gala event

Stars promote art advocacy

Creative minds were out to support art advocacy at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia on Wednesday night. The Creative Coalition, which helps artists promote First Amendment rights, hosted a star-studded gala with guests from the Democratic National Convention. But big art doesn’t only happen in big cities.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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