Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Blog Page 381
By Eric Mayes of the Philadelphia Tribune With fewer than 60 days before the November 6 election, the number of registered voters in Philadelphia is lower now than it was just before the 2008 presidential election, and voter registration numbers...

Philip O’Neal

Name: Philip O’Neal Title/Occupation: C0-Founder Organization: Green DMV What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Philip O’Neal cofounded GREEN DMV, an award winning environmental non-profit organization that educates low-income communities about environmental stewardship. He focuses on providing environmental education in underserved school...
After a summer spent quietly observing political developments, and in the wake of the RNC, I took pen to paper to jot down my reflections on the upcoming election. In the process, I kept concluding that political media coverage...
By Larry Miller of the Philadelphia Tribune At the Democratic National Convention, a number of issues were brought to the spotlight, showing the vast differences between the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan platform and President Barack Obama’s administration. On Tuesday night, the mayor...
The nominating speech by former President Bill Clinton scored more viewers that the Giants and the Cowboys on Wednesday night. Politico: According to the final Nielsen ratings, which include PBS and Current TV, a grand total of 25.1 million viewers...
Will President Obama get the the unemployment rate under 8% next month? The overall employment rate reported by the Labor Department this morning improved slightly to 8.1% from 8.3% as 96,000 people found employment. Just twelve hours after President Obama...
When outlining a six-point plan for President Barack Obama to win over middle class voters, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said that the current unemployment rate is 15 percent, not the 8.3 percent seasonally adjusted rate as of July 2012...
In a sober speech that was a clear departure from four years ago, President Obama's speech was the finale of the Democratic National Convention last night in Charlotte. "America, I never said this journey would be easy," the President told the...
Both President Clinton and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver did something unseen in Tampa at the Republican National Convention: Praise their opponents.  For that reason alone no one is likely to even ask which convention had the better speeches.  Clinton had...

Donald Payne

Name: Donald Payne Title/Occupation: Congressman What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Donald Milford Payne was the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district, serving from 1989 until his death. He was a member of the Democratic Party. The district...