Democratic Convention To Walmart: Thanks But No Thanks

Facing pressure from Walmart opponents, the host committee for the Democratic National Convention is returning $50,000 worth of gift cards donated to the convention cause by the megaretailer, a Walmart spokeswoman and a convention official confirmed to The Huffington Post on Monday.
The Democratic National Committee has maintained a rule barring corporate cash donations for the Charlotte festivities slated for September, so Democrats accepted the gift cards as an in-kind donation to help cover convention costs.

  • Phoenix Touts Perfect Score from HRC Foundation in Hopes of Hosting ... - Human Rights Campaign
    In an ad for Phoenix, Arizona’s, bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), the city promotes its perfect score on HRC Foundation’s
    09/15/2014 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Bill Clinton Fires on Republicans in Iowa -
    In Iowa, DREAMers confront Clinton - CNN
    09/15/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Military Hardware - Denver Post
    Amid controversy, local law enforcement acquiring military hardware - Canon City Daily Record
    09/15/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • Will Valley lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention? -
    Story Highlights Phoenix is among five cities in the running to host the Democratic National Convention City officials say improvements to...
    09/11/2014 - 12:20 pm | View Link
  • Hospitality leaders Focus on Convention Center bookings first before ... - Big News Network
    ... and Jack Ferguson, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, during the Democratic National Committee's visit to ...
    09/11/2014 - 4:11 am | View Link
  • More
  • Nigeria: Using Radio to Stimulate Democratic Culture, Good Governance
    Analysis of two episodes of 'Political Voices', Episode 1: "The Echoes and Fallouts Following the PDP Special Convention" and Episode 2: "Godfatherism and the Future of Nigerian Politics" reveal the place of the station in the struggle to achieve good ...
    09/15/2014 - 4:56 am | View Link
  • Yes or No, we need democratic and constitutional reform
    And it should focus on an inclusive and deliberative Constitutional Convention. The Constitution should then either be offered to the British public to be adopted by referendum, or should be adopted by the Parliament elected in May 2015 - with an ...
    09/15/2014 - 2:40 am | View Link
  • Best for last? Democratic National Committee visiting Phoenix
    The 15-member DNC group will be in Phoenix until Thursday and will look at the US Airways Center, Chase Field and the Phoenix Convention Center -- all in the downtown area. They also will meet with members of the Phoenix 2016 Host Committee, city staff and ...
    09/11/2014 - 7:41 am | View Link
  • Will Phoenix lure the 2016 Democratic National Convention?
    What will DNC visitors tour? Organizers for the Democratic National Committee are in town this week to determine if Phoenix is capable of hosting the party's 2016 presidential-nominating convention - a massive event that would bring tens of thousands of ...
    09/11/2014 - 7:32 am | View Link
  • Phoenix to be evaluated as potential host of 2016 Democratic National Convention
    Representatives from the Democratic National Committee will evaluate Phoenix in coming days as part of the selection process for the 2016 convention. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton spoke about the benefits for the committee of choosing Phoenix as the host city ...
    09/10/2014 - 10:18 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Democratic National Committee
    Offers daily news updates, policy analysis, links, email updates and opportunities to participate in the political process. tel 202-863-8000
    09/15/2014 - 3:26 pm | View Website
  • C-SPAN: Barack Obama Speech at 2004 DNC Convention
    Then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama (D) delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, in Boston, Massachusetts.
    09/15/2014 - 5:18 am | View Website
  • Mayor Julián Castro: 2012 Democratic National Convention ...
    Help build this campaign: http://OFA.BO/aS1EeY Mayor Julián Castro gives the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
    09/14/2014 - 8:14 pm | View Website
  • Democratic Conventions
    2016 Democratic Candidates for President ♦ Democratic Convention History
    09/14/2014 - 7:52 pm | View Website
  • 2012 Democratic National Convention
    The 2012 Democratic National Convention was a gathering, held from September 4 to 6, 2012, in Charlotte, North Carolina, in which delegates of the Democratic Party ...
    09/14/2014 - 5:55 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News