Shortly after 6 p.m. on the third and final night of the Democratic National Convention, Katie McGinty strode on stage at the Wells Fargo Center, clasping her hands in an odd victory salute and waving gleefully at the crowd. It wasn’t...Show More Summary
The Chicago Tribune reports: Tom Hayden, the preeminent 1960s radical who roused a generation of alienated young Americans, became a symbol of militancy by leading riotous protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and added Hollywood glamour to his mystique with an activist partnership and marriage to film star Jane Fonda, died Oct. Show More Summary
Activist and legislator Tom Hayden has died in Santa Monica, California, his wife has confirmed. The New York Times reports that Hayden had been suffering from heart problems and became ill at the Democratic National Convention in July. Hayden...Show More Summary
Tom Hayden addresses an anti-war demonstration during the 2004 Democratic National Convention. (Wikimedia Commons) The world has lost prominent left-wing activist, author and lawmaker Tom Hayden, who died Sunday in Santa Monica, Calif., from complications from a stroke. Show More Summary
City Journal sent me to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this summer. More than 20,000 journalists were there, and since I covered the convention for a quarterly magazine, it’s probably safe to say that my piece was...Show More Summary
Editor’s note: Activist and politician Tom Hayden has died in Santa Monica at the age of 76. Hayden was prosecuted in the raucous “Chicago 7” trial following violent clashes with police at the 1968 Democratic National Convention but later became a California state senator and attended the 1996...
The Clinton campaign released a powerful ad on Friday featuring Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father whose speech at the Democratic National Convention in July became the defining moment of the convention—and prompted Donald Trump to smear...Show More Summary
Actress Laura Benanti, who first played Melania Trump after it was revealed she plagiarized Michelle Obama's speech from the 2008 Democratic National Convention, returned to the "Late Show" on Tuesday with another hilarious impression...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! Most of this is pretty X-rated. You may remember Jennifer Pierotti Lim from her moving speech at the Democratic National Convention this year in which the Republican blasted Donald Trump for his consistently insidious remarks about women. Show More Summary
Michelle Obama may be the only political figure who will wind up looking better at the end of the 2016 presidential race than at the beginning. She gave arguably the best speech of the Democratic national convention. Her down-to-earth and earnest speaking style has been a hit on the campaign trail. This week however in […]
State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris was showered with applause at February’s California Democratic Party convention after spelling out how she went up against the nation’s five largest mortgage firms to help deliver a landmark $25-billion national settlement. Harris spoke of the heat she took for briefly...
This Sheera Frenkel BuzzFeed story is something else: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and another 20 people from the Democratic National Convention (DNC), according to research published by the cybersecurity firm SecureWorks. They found the emails by tracing the … Continue reading ?
[...] Shillady — who officiated at Chelsea Clinton's wedding, led a memorial service for Clinton's mother, Dorothy Rodham, and gave the closing benediction at the Democratic National Convention — feels that many people don't really know how much her faith "is a daily thing." [...]Show More Summary
Presidential Inaugurals, the Olympics, the Democratic National Convention, talk shows, sitcoms, game shows, music award shows, multiple CNN newsrooms and even the Academy Awards — René Lagle has designed them all and now this Emmy award-winning...Show More Summary
It was a time that transformed the social and cultural fabric of Miami and helped reshape Florida politics for decades to come. As Fidel Castro rose to power, thousands of … Click to Continue »
Warning: This piece contains nudity and may be inappropriate for work environments. On July 17, 2016, on the day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, 100 brave women ? Democrats and Republicans ? posed nude to celebrate their bodies and protest the hateful rhetoric spewed by Donald Trump’s campaign. Show More Summary
During the Democratic National Convention in July, Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama ignited a fierce debate among liberals about how best to campaign against Donald Trump and the GOP in the fall campaign. In their respective...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? One of the most memorable moments at the Democratic National Convention in July was a speech by Khizr Khan, a Gold Star parent who challenged Donald Trump on what it means to be a patriot. But Khan wasn’t sure if he even...Show More Summary
For months now, Hillary Clinton’s campaign has tried to cleave more moderate Republicans away from their party by playing up how uniquely horrendous Donald Trump is as a GOP standard-bearer. At the Democratic National Convention, Clinton had former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, once a Republican himself, deliver a high-profile speech. Show More Summary
Al Gore was one of the last prominent Democrats to back Hillary Clinton this year, not officially doing so until he posted a three-part tweet on the first day of the Democratic National Convention in July, saying that he would vote for her and encouraging others to do so because the stakes are so high. Show More Summary