Sunday, March 17, 2013
12 delegates will attend the Democratic Convention in July.
As part of the statewide effort, Acton Democrats held their caucus on Sunday, March 3 and elected 12 delegates to attend the 2013 Democratic Convention in July, Brigid Brady recently announced. The delegates who will attend the convention are: Adrian Hancock, Dave Barrat, Bob Ferrara, Tom Dionesotes, William Romer, Pam Harting-Barrat, Catherine Chase, Katie Green, Meg Reed, Ginny Dow, Deena Ferrara and Molly Hardy Romer. They will join Democratic Town Committee Chairwoman Phyllis Novick in representing Acton Democrats at the statewide Democratic Convention in July. “It is very exciting to see fellow Democrats coming together and organizing on the ground. The people of Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly for President Obama to be re-elected…
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Massachusetts governor had delegates on their feet Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, but did his speech resonate with you? Let us know by posting a comment below.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick came out firing Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, attacking his predecessor Mitt Romney's record in the Bay State. "Mitt Romney talkes a lot about all the things he's fixed," he said. "I can tell you that Massachusetts wasn't one of them. He's a fine fellow and a great salesman, but as governor he was more interested in having the job than doing it." By the end of his speech, which touched on President Barack Obama's first-term accomplishments, the economy, role of government and the American Dream, Patrick had the packed crowd of delegates on their feet and in a frenzy, but we want to know: How did Patrick's speech play here in Massachusetts? Were you a fan of the governor…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Gov. Deval Patrick is scheduled in the 9 p.m. hour.
The Democratic National Convention will have a Massachusetts feel tonight as Gov. Deval Patrick and Congressional candidate Joe Kennedy III are scheduled to speak before the convention. Kennedy is scheduled to speak during the 7 p.m. hour after a Kennedy family tribute video. Two hours later, Patrick is scheduled to finish the 9 p.m. hour. The night will also include a number of prominent speakers, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reed, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Director Kathleen Sibelius and conclude with a speech by First Lady Michelle Obama.