In Manheim Park, residents and community leaders wonder when actor Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation will follow through on its promise for the East Side neighborhood. The nonprofit in New Orleans early in 2015 announced it would take the lead on developing six to 50 new single-family homes, starting on 43rd Street and Tracy Avenue.
Hila “Dutch” Bucher Newman was known to many as the grande dame of Missouri Democratic politics. Democrats lauded her influence in politics and in their lives. She lived long enough to see Hillary Clinton nominated as Democratic presidential candidate.
A message on comedian Sarah Silverman’s Twitter account says she has been hacked. This comes two days after she scolded fellow Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic National Convention. “You’re being ridiculous,” she told them after they booed her call for unity.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James spoke Wednesday to Missouri delegates at the Democratic convention, saying urban violence would be addressed more seriously except most victims and shooters are black. He called for stricter gun control and said Hillary Clinton would push for it.
The race features Peter Kinder, Catherine Hanaway, John Brunner and Eric Greitens. Brunner and Greitens consider themselves outsiders. While they agree on most issues, the candidates bring vastly different experiences to the campaign.
Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, becoming the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, a goal that painfully eluded her eight years ago.
This year’s Democratic National Convention is making gun violence a higher priority than it was at the past three. Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine have put the fight for tougher gun laws at the heart of their campaign for the White House.
Delegates took center stage at a downtown rally with Bernie Sanders supporters Wednesday, as relatively small protests and no major marches contributed to quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention.
Democratic vice presidential pick Tim Kaine has privately told nominee Hillary Clinton he will support repeal of the Hyde Amendment, a 1976 provision that bans the use of federal dollars for abortion services, Clinton spokesman Jesse Ferguson and Kaine spokeswoman Amy Dudley said Tuesday.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe urges the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to get ahead of any potentially damaging emails that WikiLeaks’ founder has vowed to make public. However, Clinton campaign Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri tells McClatchy the former secretary of state’s camp hasn’t asked to see the DNC emails and isn’t likely to.
In 1995, a Miami Lakes, Fla. woman made a T-shirt that said “Someday, a woman will be president!” and Wal-Mart agreed to sell it. But it was removed from shelves when a customer complained it went against family values. Then, after public scrutiny, Wal-Mart put it back on sale.
In 1948, Elizabeth Spencer was an alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. This week, her granddaughter, Mecklenburg County commissioner Pat Cotham, returned to Philadelphia as a DNC superdelegate.
Pat Cotham, a superdelegate from North Carolina, reminisces about her grandmother, Bess Spencer, and the "family tradition" of being a delegate. Bess was one of the 15 female delegates at the Democratic National Convention of 1948.
Charlotte superdelegate retraces her grandmother’s DNC steps
Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton
The best of the nominations that helped Hillary Clinton make history
Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC