Pelosi to Headline PA Dems Inaugural Independence Dinner

A plate with Pelosi. 

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party announced Thursday afternoon that U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be headlining their inaugural Independence Dinner on Nov. 1 in Philadelphia.

“Pennsylvania voters will play a key role in determining our next president and the direction our country takes,” Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chair Nancy Patton Mills said in a release. “We look forward to hearing from Speaker Pelosi and showing her that Pennsylvania Democrats are fired up and ready to elect leaders who will improve the lives of all Americans.”

Sen. Bob Casey and Gov. Tom Wolf are also slated to speak at the inaugural dinner. 

In a release about the event, Mills added that she expects the Democrats from across the whole state to be in attendance, including “grassroots leaders, elected officials, and donors.” 

“We expect Democrats from across the state to join us for the dinner,” Mills said. “Hearing from Speaker Pelosi and the top Democrats in our state will remind people that the path to victory in Washington is talking about the issues most important to families and communities and doing everything we can to get out the vote.”

PoliticsPA is seeking comment from the Pennsylvania Republican Party on this event. 

The event is set to kickoff at 7 pm at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

One “Ben Franklin Dessert ticket” that includes dessert and access to the speaking program costs $50 per person. One “Independence ticket” that includes dinner and access to the speaking program costs $125 per person. One “Liberty Bell Ticket” that includes premium seating, dinner, and access to the speaking program costs $250 per person. A “William Penn Ticket” that includes “ultra-premium seating,” dinner, and access to the speaking program costs $500 per person. One “Capitol Ticket” that includes entry to the Capitol VIP reception, “ultra-premium seating,” dinner, and access to the speaking program costs $1,000 per person. 

The “Constitution Table” that includes dinner, a table, and access to the speaking program costs $1,250 each. A “Sponsor Table” that includes sponsorship recognition in the program, entry to the capitol VIP reception, private table seating, dinner, and access to the speaking program costs $2,500. A “Host Table” that includes “host recognition” in the program, entry for two to to the Capitol VIP reception, private table seating, dinner, and access to the speaking program costs $5,000.

Those interested can RSVP here.  

This event does not coincide with the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Fall Dinner, which will be headlined by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), next week in Harrisburg.

September 12th, 2019 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg, Top Stories | 10 Comments

10 thoughts on “Pelosi to Headline PA Dems Inaugural Independence Dinner”

  1. MIXEDBAG21 says:

    Pelosi brings as much negativity to PADEMS as Positivity. She’ll motivate the establishment wing of the Party but she is widely unpopular in progressive circles and in Western PA; Where Trump flipped disenfranchised Dems to flip the State.

    Last things PADEMS need going into 2020 is another establishment “Cocktail” of Pelosi, Schumer, and (ugh) Rendell, wagging their fingers in everyone’s faces to get behind Biden.

  2. Jake says:

    Fast Eddie hasn’t been relevant in about a decade. Who cares.

  3. Sgt. Seatbelt says:

    Yawn Fest 2019!

  4. Albin Barkley says:

    One of the more bright and intense political minds of recent times who really does not get the credit for her abilities in politics. Trump has struggled with Nancy Pelosi as the Speaker has well handled the many factions she oversees daily.

  5. Dirk Diggler says:

    Nancy who?

    1. Sam says:

      Nancy, who won control of the House of Representatives, that’s who.

      1. Edwin R. Morton says:

        Well said.

      2. Sharon says:

        And I could just only imagine how she got there. I’m guessing Daddy o. But for real, I’m not guessing.

    2. retired veteran says:

      It is Immature to ask Nancy who and is no different than asking Trump who! Both are high up in American political government.

    3. Jodi says:

      Second in the US Presidential line of succession

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