I first came to know Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio when we worked together in the Dinkins Administration on New York City's hosting of the 1992 Democratic National Convention. That hosting effort -- still the most successful in American...Show More Summary
Eva Longoria may have given a speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in support of Barack Obama, but on
Howard Dean, former Vermont governor and chairman of the Democratic National Convention, is skeptical that President Obama could legally allow insurers to continue for another year plans that would otherwise be canceled under Obamacare.“I...Show More Summary
The thought of Chicago, a city that hasn't elected a Republican mayorin 90 years and whose Democratic machine informed the city as much as the skyline and lakefront, hosting a Republican convention is as unnatural as putting ketchup on a hot dog but money talks and even crosses party lines. [ more › ]
In honor of "Throw Back Thursday" we wanted to share a few photos from the Women's Caucus meetings at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. It may be a year later, but Democratic women are just as fired up today as they were then. Take a look at the photos below and join the conversation by using #DemWomen on Twitter.
When I first met Sean Eldridge last summer, at a Ritz-Carlton lobby bar that doubled as a see-and-be-seen salon for Democratic bigwigs attending the party's national convention in Charlotte, he seemed to fit in just fine. Eldridge, who...Show More Summary
What a difference a year makes. Last September 5th, the NFL regular season opened on NBC facing Bill Clinton’s speech at the Democratic National Convention. Last night’s NFL Football season opener game (10.0/27) of the Denver Broncos soundly beating Super Bowl XLVII champs the Baltimore Ravens 49-27 didn’t face any such competition. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama plans to reschedule a $32,400-a-plate Hollywood fundraiser and has canceled an AFL-CIO convention speech to help build congressional support for his proposed attack on Syria. The Hollywood Democratic National Committee...Show More Summary
It was one year ago this week when President Obama reflected on former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention. "President Clinton made the case in the way that only he can," Obama told supporters in New Hampshire. "Somebody emailed me after the spe …
Michelle Obama loves her some Tracy Reese. And whether she is dressing it up for the Democratic National Convention or playing it cool, balancing family activities and official state visits, FLOTUS always looks good in the designer's...Show More Summary
Both "I Have A Dream" and Barack Obama's 2004 Democratic National Convention Keynote that launched his successful campaign for president, out of nowhere, were 16 minutes and 11 seconds long!
(The Root) -- On Aug. 28, 2008, 45 years to the day of Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech, the slain leader's eldest son, Martin Luther King III, spoke at the Democratic National Convention and celebrated the ascendance of then-presidential candidate Barack Obama. Show More Summary
My headline is also the headline of a National Journal article pointing out that North Dakota is one of several states President Obama has not visited as President (he did attend the Democrat party’s state convention in Grand Forks as a candidate in 2008). The New York Times had a similar article earlier this year, and the reason...
A Rhode Island Catholic bishop said that he has changed his voter registration from Democrat to Republican because of the strong support for abortion and same-sex marriage on display at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in 2012. Show More Summary
QUOTE OF THE DAY | “The a-ha moment for me was the 2012 Democratic National Convention. It was just awful. I just said I can’t be associated structurally with that group, in terms of abortion and NARAL [Pro-Choice America] and … Continue reading ?
“The a-ha moment for me was the 2012 Democratic National Convention – it was just awful."
If you were one of the many progressive Catholics elated last year by seeing progressive nun/?lobbyist Simone Campbell hit the big time — interviewed on the Stephen Colbert show, then spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention — she’s moving deeper into celeb territory: Sister Simone is writing a memoir. Read full article >>
Here's more of that video from tonight's show. Fannie Lou Hamer, a Mississippi sharecropper, at the Democratic National Convention in 1964. (If I can find a longer version that doesn't have the news guy cutting in, I'll replace this one. Let me know if you find it first.)
When I went to the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina last year, I was surprised by how much I enjoyed Charlotte. It's got the makings of a terrific transit system, some excellent food, nice people, and a laid-back-but-vibrant arts culture. Show More Summary
North Carolina is going completely insane. Was it because Republicans couldn't stand having the Democratic National Convention there in 2012? Nah, it's the psycho anti-abortionists who gained control of the state legislature and areShow More Summary