Highlighting the 10th anniversary of Barack Obama’s famous speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, Chris Matthews devoted a segment to discussing whether Barack Obama had lived up to the hope and promise he showed a decade earlier. Show More Summary
Israel rejects Kerry’s cease-fire plan, says it may widen Gaza action (USA Today). Handicapping the Democratic Convention Sites for 2016 (National Journal). And a suspect is linked to cold case murder of Va. girl, 14 (NBC4). From WaPo to...Show More Summary
As the Democratic National Committee is making site visits to potential host cities for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, The Washington Post’s Jackie Kucinich visited Capitol Hill to hear from several Members from finalist cities on why their town should be chosen. Philadelphia’s Rep. Show More Summary
Let's have our next convention in a place that unites us all. We have finalist cities for the 2016 Democratic National Convention: Birmingham, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Columbus, Philadelphia, and Phoenix. Birmingham seems silly, and not because of the politics of Alabama. Show More Summary
By Johnny Kampis | Watchdog.org CULLMAN, Ala. — The Alabama Republican Party welcomed a site selection team for the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Birmingham on Monday with faux open arms. Alabama’s largest city is one of five finalists for the honor, and the first to receive a visit by the committee, which will hear...
BYRON YORK: Progressives split over Arizona convention. “The division inside the progressive world could have serious consequences. Netroots Nation attracts the leading lights in the Democratic Party — this year’s meeting in Detroit featured Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren. In 2015 the party’s presidential race will be fully under way. With some [...]
I’m going to Netroots Nation for Balloon Juice tomorrow. I went in 2011 and mistermix and DougJ went in 2012. Also, there was the famous John Cole and ABL Balloon Juice trip to the Democratic National Convention in 2012. I will cover the keynotes: Vice President Biden, Senator Warren and Reverend Barber. I’m also going [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
In 1982 The City Club of San Diego held a national conference on immigration. As conferences go this became hugely significant. The genesis of the conference began at the Democratic National Convention in New York in 1980, where I had...Show More Summary
Mayor de Blasio’s administration on Saturday used a Manhattan hotel to sell the Democratic National Committee on the idea of having the party’s 2016 convention at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Dear President Obama, I hope this note finds you well. I have been a big supporter of yours since you came into the national spotlight in 2004. Your speech at the Democratic National Convention moved a nation. You presented your ideology and showed your humanity in that speech. Show More Summary
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gave the gives the key note address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The Senate confirmed Castro for housing secretary Wednesday. Photo by Harry E. Walker/MCT WASHINGTON — The Senate easilyShow More Summary
The Democratic National Committee will send a contingent to the borough next month to size up the city’s bid to host the party’s 2016 convention at the Barclays Center in Mayor de Blasio’s beloved home borough.
DALLAS, Texas--Texas Democrats had numerous training sessions available on the last day of the Texas Democratic Convention. NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, the Texas arm of the National Abortion Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL), hosted...Show More Summary
During the 2012 election cycle, the online gathering place for mothers, CafeMom, attended the national conventions of both the Republican and Democratic parties. During convention week, in conjunction with CNN Headline News, they put...Show More Summary
Mayor de Blasio would like Brooklyn and the Barclays Center to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, noting, "The progressive spirit of New York City has never been stronger or more vibrant than it is today. The...Show More Summary
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro catapulted into the national spotlight when he gave the keynote address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and his name has come up more than once for high-profile Washington positions – including a possible vice-presidential run in 2016. But it’s Castro’s work ethic, not his star status, that’s likely to […]
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst dared Democrats to play the phony war on women card on her while addressing the Iowa GOP convention on Saturday. Ernst, an Iraq War veteran who serves in the National Guard, has led in three straight polls since winning the nomination and now leads her opponent, Rep. Show More Summary
The Democratic National Convention wasted no time tonight in reacting to the big GOP primary upset where Dave Brat defeated incumbent Eric Cantor. The DNC argues that this defeat shows just how extremely far right the Republican Party has gone.
Mayor Bill de Blasio made an unconventional and intriguing choice in proposing that the 2016 Democratic National Convention be held in Brooklyn's Barclays Center. It's unconventional, not because Barclays Center was offered but because Madison Square Garden was not offered as well. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, the Democratic National Committee announced six U.S. cities - Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, New York, Philadelphia, and Phoenix - that have submitted bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. AlreadyShow More Summary