Democratic National Committee
Chris reviews President Obama’s statements on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and Philadelphia’s quest to lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.
Mummers, the Philly Phanatic, and several hundred city boosters gathered outside the hotel to cheer as a bus carrying members of the DNC site selection committee pulled up.
About twenty members of the DNC site selection committee are in town today and tomorrow.
Columbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.
Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.
Proposals had to be submitted by Saturday for those cities in the United States who wanted to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Philadelphia’s plan is one of those in the running.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has officially announced that the city has submitted it’s proposal to the Democratic National Committee to host the 2016 National Convention.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party’s 2016 national convention.
Over 35,000 union workers were estimated to have attended this afternoon’s Stand for America rally at Eakins Oval.
Chris says goodbye to Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino and discusses the Phillies trade deadline moves with radio Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke. He discusses Mitt Romney’s trip to Israel and the consternation among the press and also chats with Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Hundreds of women and some men attended the Women Vote 2012 Summit at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Monday night.
Chris reviews last night’s special event with Ed Rendell at the National Constitution Center and looks ahead to today’s ruling on Obamacare by the Supreme Court. He also chronicles the return of Chase Utley to the Phillies lineup and talks to Linday Gray, now starring in the TNT re-boot of Dallas.
President Obama has been campaigning hard in heavily democratic cities like Philadelphia to rally the African-American vote.