Under five chandeliers in the Imperial Ballroom at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, District 29 state Rep. Joanne Favors led the crowd in a cheer: “Fired up!” she shouted, then, “Ready to go!”
Wamp leads in hometown
The much anticipated speech of Sarah Palin really charged up the Republican Convention in the Twin Cities, but we didn’t learn a great deal about the candidate‘s solutions for all that she criticized about the Democrats.
Row after row of buses pulled up to Invesco Field with delegates and DNC members. Many attending this historic event did not have the luxury of riding shuttles and had to walk for many blocks. The light rail was blocked off at the closest location for security reasons.
With 75,000 people watching in Denver, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, accepted his party’s nomination Thursday evening and made history.
For the first time in years, anti-abortion Democrats have been given a voice in the party’s national platform, says Rep. Lincoln Davis, D-Tenn.
Wednesday’s events were times of highs and a few lows.
The Democratic National Convention is nothing if not fun. While there are serious moments with a job to be done, there are plenty of lighter moments. Two of the memorable light moments came for me Tuesday.
The Tennessee delegation has 85 members at the Democratic National Convention who range from a 19-year-old sophomore, Cody Goodman from Union University, to nationally elected officials, Reps. Lincoln Davis and Jim Cooper.
Union University student Cody Goodman is a Hillary Clinton delegate at the Democratic National Convention, but he said he has no problem supporting Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., as his party’s nominee.