The law firm representing the Democratic National Convention host committee in its effort to keep its donors secret until after this week’s event is the firm that has long employed the host committee’s chairman Ed Rendell.
Rendell, the former Pennsylvania governor, Philadelphia mayor, and active Hillary Clinton surrogate, is the chairman of the host committee, which is now under fire for keeping its donor list secret even though a Pennsylvania agency has ordered it to be released.
Hillary Clinton surrogate Ed Rendell, who has come under fire recently for sexist remarks, has a history of making similar statements.
Katie McGinty’s campaign told the Washington Free Beacon that the comment made by its campaign chairman Ed Rendell regarding the number of “ugly women” in the country was “completely off-base and inappropriate.”
Philadelphia Democrat John McDaniel, former campaign manager for City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, was sentenced Tuesday to serve a year and a day in federal prison for wire fraud charges related to stealing $100,000 in campaign and PAC money.
A top Obama surrogate said the president will not have to worry about a swooning media or crowds overcome by fainting spells in 2012.