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DNC: Pa. Delegation Starts the Day with a Bang – Not Boos

DNC: Pa. Delegation Starts the Day with a Bang – Not Boos

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DNC: Protests Galore Filled Philadelphia’s Streets

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How Delegates Experienced the DNC

by Eldon Graham Electricity filled the air as delegates, reporters, out-of-town visitors, celebrities and politicians packed inside the Wells Fargo Center for the Democratic National Convention, where Philadelphia played host to its 48th incarnation. On the first day, no one could deny the amount of enthusiasm inside the building. The noise on the convention floor […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: D.N.C. Disregards a Key Campaign Rule

by Joe Shaheeli We all had to be impressed by what we have seen of the Democratic National Convention this week, with the best to come tonight. But we need to remind those of us in the trenches – knocking at doors, making telephone calls and leafleting everywhere – not to make the mistakes made […]

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Philly’s GOP Watches the DNC with a Sly Eye

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ELEPHANT CORNER: An Insider’s View at the RNC

The Republican National Convention commenced on Sunday with an event at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Philadelphia delegates to the Convention include PAGOP GENERAL COUNSEL LAWRENCE TABAS and WARD LEADERS SETH KAUFER (2nd), CALVIN TUCKER (22nd) and CHRIS VOGLER (55th). Alternate Delegates include Republican City Committee Fundraising CHAIRMAN BILL PETTIGREW and COMMITTEEWOMAN […]

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Pennsylvania Delegates Greet Trump Time in Cleveland

by Denise Clay When Justin Gallagher, a 20-year-old senior at Penn State University, started seeing signs that the citizens of the school district from which he graduated weren’t being properly served, he did what any good citizen would do. He ran for office. Gallagher is the youngest elected official in Erie County, serving on the […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: GOP Convention Watch Is Almost Over

by Joe Shaheeli Those watching television and not tuned into convention coverage cannot consider themselves civic-spirited citizenry. Those glued to anything else will learn they’ve missed political machinations at its best. Those wondering why we plan to stay glued to the television coverage have on their side the fact political conventions have not, since 1952, […]

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PoliticalFest Unveils Air Force 1 Replica

The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention unveiled a replica of the Air Force One fuselage that will be one of the attractions for PoliticalFest. It will be located inside Hall F of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The fuselage is a replica of part of the Air Force Once plane used by […]

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Protests, Vigils Abound Around Town

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