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No One Shows Up for Big College Democrat Convention Event in Philly

Looks like Millenials and others at our nation’s colleges and universities don’t really have that much love for the Democrat Party if the empty auditorium for the College Democrat’s Annual

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Monday Morning Shot of Rhetorical Red Bull The 2004 Democratic National Convention was held in Boston eleven(!!!) years ago this week. Howard Dean, who ignited the lefty blogosphere (he's the reason I stumbled on to Daily Kos), wasn't our nominee. Show More Summary

Trump: The Dark Heart of the Republican Party

There's a fun moment, back in the 2012 Democratic National Convention, where Bill Clinton is doing his job as his party's Explainer-in-Chief. He's talking about the Romney/Ryan attacks on Obama for "robbing Medicare." He explains how Obamacare does not, in fact, rob the program, but that the legendary Ryan budget does punch...

Lobbyists welcome: DNC changes convention donation rules set by Obama

The Democratic National Committee announced late Wednesday that it was eliminating the fundraising restrictions imposed by Barack Obama for accounts underwriting the party's convention and presidential campaign. As a candidate in 2008,...Show More Summary

DNC Partially Lifts Ban on Donations From Lobbyists and PACs

The Democratic National Committee once again will begin raising money for its convention account from federal lobbyists and political action committees, partially lifting a ban imposed by President Barack Obama in 2008.

D.N.C. Lifts Ban on Convention Fund-Raising

The Democratic National Committee will lift its ban on donations from political action committees and lobbyists for it convention fund-raising and for the accounts it shares with presidential campaigns.

Obama defends record, begs Jon Stewart to stay at 'The Daily Show'

President Obama first visited "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" in November 2005 when he was a rising star in the Senate who'd made a name for himself with a stirring speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention

Kevin 'Blacksphere' Jackson Calls Movement, Black 'Lies' Matter

The Netroots Nation Convention this past weekend had some testy moments for a few of the Democratic hopefuls. Convention attendees had legitimate gripes when the Black Lives Matter movement was somehow glossed over in lieu of the 'All Lives Matter' mention, when it's very obvious that Black Lives somehow matter less to the police. Show More Summary

Democrat O’Malley Apologizes for Saying “ALL LIVES MATTER” at #Netroots Convention (VIDEO)

You built this… All hell broke loose at the progressive Netroots Nation conference this weekend. Activists for #BlackLivesMatter basically staged... The post Democrat O’Malley Apologizes for Saying “ALL LIVES MATTER” at #Netroots Convention (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

WATCH LIVE: Netroots Nation 2015

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The progressive convention Netroots Nation is happening today in Phoenix, Arizona, where some of the Democratic presidential candidates have spoken.

Elizabeth Warren Challenges Hillary Clinton to Stop the Revolving Door

At the Netroots Nation convention on Friday, Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a direct challenge to Hillary Clinton and all Democratic presidential campaigns to support legislation that would end the “revolving door” between top government positions and corporate America.“Anyone who want

AlterNet: Biggest Applause for Sanders at La Raza

Steven Rosenfield, AlterNet: On Monday, three Democratic presidential candidates -- Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley -- gave half-hour speeches at the National Council of La Raza's annual convention in Kansas City....Show More Summary

Why Bernie Sanders Got Twice as Much Applause as Hillary Clinton When He Spoke to La Raza

Sanders connects at the Latino civil rights group's big convention. On Monday, three Democratic presidential candidates—Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley—gave half-hour speeches at the National Council of La Raza’sShow More Summary

Bill Clinton won his party’s presidential nomination in 1992

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

At the Democratic National Convention in Madison Square Garden, Governor Bill Clinton won his party's presidential nomination.

No GOP Candidates Will Attend Biggest Latino Advocacy Conference

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

A spokesperson for the National Council of La Raza, the biggest Latino advocacy group in the United States, says that the organization invited every current Republican and Democratic presidential candidate to their annual convention taking place in Kansas City, Mo., but only the Democrats agreed to come.

Open Thread: Least Surprising Political News of the Day

From the Wall Street Journal: The nation’s largest Latino advocacy group says it invited every presidential candidate to annual convention next week. Not a single Republican plans to attend, a spokesman said. Democrats Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, and Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, will appear at a lunch Monday in Kansas [Read more...]

Republican 2016 Hopefuls to Skip La Raza Gathering of Latino Activists

The nation’s largest Latino advocacy group says it invited every presidential candidate to annual convention next week. Two Democrats, but not a single Republican, plan to attend, a spokesman said.

American Politicians Used To Have Some Pretty Incredible Names

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

When then-Illinois state Sen. Barack Obama first stepped onto the national scene at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, he referred to himself as “a skinny kid with a funny name who believes that America has a place for him, too.” But Obama is actually in good company as far as U.S. Show More Summary

Preview: Charlotte activists who took down S.C. Confederate flag speak with Creative Loafing

Charlotte-area activist James Tyson is no stranger to being thrown in jail for what he believes in. He’s been arrested for activist activities during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in 2012 and again during Moral Monday activities in Raleigh in 2014.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Trump, Cruz and Paul emerge as Todd Akin Republicans

In 2012, then-Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) took a winnable Senate race and turned it into a debacle for the whole party. His comments on rape were front and center at the Democratic National Convention. One news cycle after another was devoted to his ignorant remarks. He lived up to the cartoon portrait of a clueless […]

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