I have some new videos from the DNC Women’s Caucus up on our YouTube channel, feministpolitics. Check them out here: and here:
Author: Erin Helling
What a convention! This was my first, and I am unbelievably excited and happy to have been able to come. We started the day at the second Women’s Caucus of the convention. We heard from Senator Barbara Boxer, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, and Michelle Obama, along with many other fabulous women legislators and leaders. Tonight at […]
Finished with Wednesday!
Done for the night, and back at our hotel now. What a great day, though! As you know, we went to Speaker Pelosi’s tea honoring women members of Congress, and then on to the Big Tent, where Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was making the rounds. In the Pepsi Center, Senator Hillary Clinton called for Obama’s […]
We went to a tea honoring women members of Congress this afternoon. Annette Benning, Rosario Dawson, and Eva Longoria all attended, and we heard House Speaker Nancy Pelosi address the amazing progress the women in Congress have effected. We managed to catch up with our own Feminist Majority President, Ellie Smeal. Check out this update […]
More from Denver
The watch party was great! The energy in the room was contagious, and I felt like everyone was excited. We missed Lilly Ledbetter’s speech, unfortunately, but we caught Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer, among others. And, of course, Senator Hillary Clinton’s speech, which, in my humble opinion, was amazing. Everyone in […]
Video Update from the Big Tent
Quick video update from the Big Tent. We’re wrapping up here and heading over to a watch party. More updates soon!
From the Big Tent!
We started out today at the “Campaign Conversations” event with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. She addressed party unity, the priorities of Congress in the next month and after the election, and emphasized the role of science for growth in America. After the Pelosi event, we went straight to the DNC Women’s Caucus, which was sponsored […]
Outside the Pepsi Center
Check out this video of me and Melody from NOW outside the Pepsi Center right after Michelle Obama’s speech last night. We’re on the way out the door to the Campaign Conversations event, and then on to the Women’s Caucus, and the Big Tent!
Michelle Obama Rules!
Today was insane, simply crazy. I started the day bright and early with the “Campaign Conversations” breakfast panel, which is sponsored by the Politico, the Denver Post, and Yahoo! News. The topic was “Obama and the future of race in America.” The panelists included House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, Former Virginia Governor Douglas Wilder, Illinois […]
Picked up Big Tent credentials today, and poked around downtown a bit. In the process of getting everything ready for the Women’s EqualiTEA tomorrow at the University Club. Excited for the great response so far. Excepting several members of Congress, as well as Dolores Huerta, Kim Gandy, and Ellie Smeal. Be sure to catch the […]