By Laura Litvan, Bloomberg After snubbing the 2012 Democratic National Convention, labor leaders are this year pledging a flood of cash and volunteers for the party’s U.S. Senate candidates -- and getting plenty in return.
As I mentioned yesterday, I'm in DC for the LGBT journalists convention and also in our hotel is the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee. Last night somebody heckled the president during his address to the group. “Mr....Show More Summary
I'm in DC for the annual LGBT media convention and also in our hotel is the winter meeting of the Democratic National Committee. The place is swarming with German shepherds and ominous-looking men in trench coats. (I thought better of...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – As many as three dozen mayors from Atlanta to Sacramento received a letter earlier this month inquiring whether their cities were interested in hosting the 2016 Democratic National Convention. It was no small request. Hosting a national political convention comes with a hefty price tag, between $50 million to $60 million, but […]
Let's say you've got 22,000 people in a room, and you need them to quickly decide on something. What do you do? Well, at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the chairman used a practice common at all levels of government: a voice vote. It's a simple process: Voters simply...
Washington (CNN) - Days after the Republican National Committee made dramatic changes to their next presidential primary calendar, their Democratic rivals say they're moving toward using the same timeline as they've done in the past. The RNC voted nearly unanimously Friday to condense the 2016 presidential nominating calendar, and they took steps toward moving the […]
Once upon a time, Barack Obama could deliver a game changing speech. His 2004 Democratic National Convention keynote address thrust him into national headlines; his Philadelphia speech on race closed the book on the Reverend Jeremiah Wright furor; and his eulogy brought the nation together after the shooting of Rep. Show More Summary
Follow Us on Facebook | Twitter Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee recently told a crowd at the Republican National Committee’s national convention Thursday that DemocratsShow More Summary
Our first lady is celebrating a huge birthday today: the big 5-0! Michelle Obama first caught the eye of the national audience while at the Democratic National Convention in 2004. From then on, all eyes were on Michelle and Barack Obama as he rocketed towards the presidency in 2008. Show More Summary
San Antonio Mayor and Keynote Speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, Julián Castro, appeared on MSNBC with host Alex Wagner on Wednesday where he compared the status of illegal immigrants living in the United States to that of African-American slaves in the antebellum South.
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