Democrats in Philadelphia Wonder, 'Where's Jim?'
Memphis Mayor Strickland is the only one of the nominally Democratic big-city mayors who has not made an appearance, nor addressed the home-state delegates, at this week's Democratic National Convention.
July 28, 2016 at 12:13PM
PHILADELPHIA —The mayors of Tennessee’s five largest cities have all been in attendance at the Democratic National Convention here this week, and all have addressed a Tennessee delegation breakfast at one time or other. All, that is, except Jim Strickland of Memphis, a former Shelby County Democratic Party chairman who, as of his successful election run last year, said he still considered himself a Democrat.