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Confessions of an Ex-Obama Superfan

Illustration by Matt Chase It was the summer of 2004, and I snuggled up to my then-fiancé to watch the Democratic National Convention’s keynote address. I was in the middle of graduate school in Chicago and was already familiar with the candidate running for Illinois’ open U.S. Show More Summary

Fashion Week and the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, underway this week in New York City, underscores the potential benefits of New York's proposed hosting of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Fashion Week, like Restaurant Week, got its start during New York's hosting of the 1992 Democratic National Convention. Show More Summary

Cuomo Wins!/Loses!

Conventional political wisdom has New York Governor Andrew Cuomo winning the Democratic primary and the November general election handily. The same wisdom has him badly damaged in New York and nationally. What gives? The objective measures of political success show Cuomo on a roll. Show More Summary

City wants the DNC... and horses

City voters agree with Mayor de Blasio that ultra-hip Brooklyn would be a great place to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention — but they’re still down on his drive to ban horse-drawn carriages, a new poll finds.

‘Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.

New York is the 'slight favorite' for Democratic National Convention: ex Philly Mayor Ed Rendell

Even Pennsylvania’s biggest booster thinks New York will win the 2016 Democratic National Convention over the City of Brotherly Love — and he credits the Big Apple’s wealth.

Philadelphia has 'logistics' advantage, but New York is the 'slight favorite': former Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell

Even Pennsylvania’s biggest booster thinks New York will win the 2016 Democratic National Convention over the City of Brotherly Love — and he credits the Big Apple’s wealth.

August 28: Criminals, terrorists and soldiers

Manhattan: The NYPD has unmatched capabilities to ensure a safe and successful Democratic National Convention in New York City.

Cop union head calls SBA head's anti-DNC comment 'misguided'

Not all the police unions oppose Mayor de Blasio’s efforts to bring the Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn.

The Insiders: Obama and the Democrats’ problem with military voters is growing

President Obama is becoming increasingly alienated from our uniformed military, military households and veterans. Need proof? Look no further than the speech he gave yesterday at the American Legion’s national convention in Charlotte. The reaction was politely described as “tepid” and, by all accounts, his applause lines fell flat with the audience of veterans, especially […]

The 46-year-old sex toy Hitachi won't talk about

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

1968. It was the year of the Tet Offensive; of Martin Luther King Jr.'s and Robert Kennedy's assassinations; of the Democratic National Convention riots. It was also the first time humans had photographed the Earth from deep space. It was a year of...

Wylde: SBA President is wrong to urge politicians to take DNC elsewhere

The suggestion by the head of the sergeants union that our city is in no position to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention is a thinly veiled swipe at Mayor de Blasio and at an event that would lift both the mayor’s and the city’s political stature.

Copping a bad attitude

Highlighting Brooklyn’s historic urban renaissance, Mayor de Blasio is campaigning to bring the 2016 Democratic National Convention to the Barclays Center.

Mayor de Blasio blasts police union for attempting to sabotage DNC bid

Mayor de Blasio blasted the Sergeants Benevolent Association Tuesday for 'fearmongering' in a move to sabotage the city’s bid for the Democratic National Convention.

Police Union Not Happy About Potential Brooklyn DNC

Mayor de Blasio's been working hard to convince the Democrats that Brooklyn is hip and subway accessible enough to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016. But though one would imagine most New Yorkers can't wait for CapitolShow More Summary

Police union opposes Brooklyn's DNC bid

One of New York City's police unions is opposing the city's bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The city wants to host the political convention at the Barclays Center in downtown... To view the full story, click the title link.

10 Riots That Changed History

3 weeks agoOdd : Oddee

From the Vietnam protests at the '68 Democratic National Convention to the New York uprising that brought about LGBT rights, check out these 10 events that have left their mark on history.

What you need to know before you support the police in Ferguson

I've been jacked up by law enforcement officers three times in my career as a reporter. The first time was in 2000, when, as an intern for ABC News, I inadvertently walked from the safety of the Democratic National Convention into a protest zone outside the Staples Center and was grazed by a rubber bullet fired by an LAPD officer. Show More Summary

P.R. pros evaluate mayor's free rides

Another day, another P.R. flub by Mayor Bill de Blasio. After an event promoting the city’s bid for the Democratic National Convention this week, Mr. de Blasio was caught using the subway sans... To view the full story, click the title link.

Lawless De Blasio Gets Free Subway Ride While Selling Out Brooklyn To DNC

Mayor de Blasio's been hard at work this week trying to convince the Democratic National Committee to hold the 2016 convention in "hip" "cool" artisanal cocktail-soaked Brooklyn. But it appears that in his eagerness to flood the city...Show More Summary

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