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August 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rep. Trone on Virtual Democratic Convention: ‘Just Knocked it Out of the Park’

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) spoke to MyMCMedia about this week’s unconventional virtual Democratic National Convention. Trone is excited about this year’s Democratic ticket and said, “I thought the virtual piece just knocked it out of the park and the conventions will change forever.” On Thursday, two women with Montgomery County connections had prominent roles […]

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August 19, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

El Presidente de la Convención Nacional Demócrata fue Miembro del Concejo

Tom Pérez, presidente de la Convención Nacional Demócrata, fue miembro del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery del quinto distrito de 2002-2006, incluido un período como presidente durante los dos últimos años, y además es considerado como el primer miembro del Concejo hispano con ambos padres inmigrantes de República Dominicana. La primera mujer hispana en ser […]

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August 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders React to Michelle Obama DNC Speech

Monday was the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  Speakers included Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Obama’s speech received attention on social media and #ItIsWhatItIs became a popular hashtag after her blunt statement about President Donald Trump’s performance. “Donald Trump is the wrong […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden to Rally Virtually With Maryland Democrats Ahead of Primary

Ahead of Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election, the Maryland Democratic Party has organized a virtual rally at 3 p.m. Sunday and they are bringing in some big names in the Democratic Party. The virtual event is called “Dems@Distance” and will feature appearances from the presumptive Democratic primary nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as […]

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May 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Thousands Rally to Support International Workers’ Day and Immigration

“No more barriers and no more walls,” was the message during the march on Washington early Monday in honor of International Workers’ Day. Thousands gathered at Dupont Circle to rally against President Donald Trump’s policies and administration. “We are calling for a rally for immigrants and workers to tell the Trump administration that we are […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Democrats Pick Tom Perez to Head DNC (VIDEO)

UPDATED Democrats have picked former Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a Takoma Park resident, to lead the Democratic National Committee (DNC). On his Twitter account on Saturday, Perez wrote, “It will be the privilege of my life to serve you as DNC chair to unify our party and lead the fight.” Also on Twitter, President Donald […]

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September 5, 2012 | Councilmember Hans Riemer

“The American Dream”

Last night,  it was my incredible privilege to join delegates from Maryland and around the country to hear one of the most memorable speeches in convention history, delivered by First Lady Michelle Obama. What struck me about her remarks is the same quality that I see in the President, one of the reasons I am […]

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September 4, 2012 | Valerie Ervin

“A Good Man” by Mark Shriver

I arrived safely in Charlotte last night at around 9 pm.  It stormed most of the way from Durham to Greensboro.  I am lucky to be staying at a hotel within walking distance of the convention center. I have been asking many of the delegates who attended the Denver DNC as well as this one, […]

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