News & Public Affairs05/28/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
The Hillary Clinton camp refused to say today whether they’ll appeal if the meeting this Saturday of the Democratic Party’s Rules and By-Laws Committee does not rule in their favor.
The meeting this Saturday in Washington could potentially end the divisive issue of whether or not to seat Florida and Michigan’s congressional delegations, which have not counted since the national party ruled those states disobeyed party rules by moving up its primary date.
In anticipation of the meeting, ...Be the first to comment
05/23/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
A day after a new lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee was filed for its refusal to recognize Florida’s delegates, a court date was set for the first legal action taken against the national party.
Tampa political consultant Vic DiMaio sued shortly after the DNC announced last August it would penalize the state Democratic Party for moving the Florida primary date. The suit was originally dismissed by a Tampa court, but was heard by a U.S. appellate court in March. Today DiMaio’...Be the first to comment
04/10/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
A federal lawsuit asking that Florida’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention be seated was amended and re-filed yesterday.
Previously a Tampa judge had said that Tampa Democrat Victor DiMaio did not show that he had standing to file the lawsuit against the national party, the DNC. But in a press conference today, DiMaio’s attorney, Michael Steinberg said the new lawsuit proves DiMaio’s standing.
Steinberg said the lawsuit also adds a count claiming that the DNC violated the...Be the first to comment