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.

BING NEWS:
  • Buhari’ll never be president –Fayose
    “The same people who lied in September 2012 that they received a gold card invitation to attend the Democratic National Convention in the United States of America are behind the dressing of Buhari in the garment of lies and I challenge Buhari to swear by ...
    02/22/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • The Making and Unmaking of Tony and Heather Podesta’s Power Marriage
    Heather was his second marriage; he was her third. Together, they blasted to the top of the Democratic food chain in a swirl ... that he didn’t have permission to do so. Tony donated the art to the National Gallery instead. The case basically boiled ...
    08/11/2014 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • OPINION: Obama embraces future Democratic voters on borderv
    When in the history of this country have thousands of children just suddenly decided on their own to walk hundreds of miles, cross several national borders to get ... that these children will be future Democratic voters. So he wants them to get here ...
    07/17/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Business briefs for May 9
    Among the criteria to qualify, borrowers must owe more on their home than the property is worth ... made in Canada. DNC returns $50,000 in Walmart gift cards The Democratic National Convention is returning $50,000 in gift cards donated by Wal-Mart Stores ...
    03/19/2013 - 2:32 am | View Link
  • What Obama must do
    He’ll face that test as he formally accepts his nomination, closing out a convention defined in its first two days by Michelle Obama’s surprisingly deep dive into reintroducing the man who’s been president for four years and Bill Clinton’s ...
    09/6/2012 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Politics
    From John and Yoko to Miley Cyrus, Annie Leibovitz to David LaChapelle, the cover of Rolling Stone has always been an art form in its own right.
    05/2/2015 - 6:40 pm | View Website
  • National Politics
    National political news from the Chicago Tribune ... Sen. Bernie Sanders launches presidential campaign focusing on inequality
    05/2/2015 - 1:08 am | View Website
  • Gaylord Hotels | Vacation Resorts and Convention Centers
    Everything you need in a family vacation resort or an event convention center is covered at Gaylord Hotels. Learn more about each of our unique vacation resorts today!
    05/1/2015 - 11:13 pm | View Website
  • Democrats.org
    Democrats.org: Change that Matters ... I'm a Democrat Because when I was growing up in Alabama, black men and women weren’t allowed to even register to vote.
    05/1/2015 - 8:07 pm | View Website
  • ISSUU
    Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get ...
    05/1/2015 - 1:41 pm | 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 News