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CPAC And The DNC: A Party Is Not A Movement

Two high-profile political meetings were held last week: the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) convention, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meeting that selected a new party chair. They were a study in conflicting headlines. Show More Summary

How Obama's Historic 2008 DNC Speech Came Together

Presidential candidate Barack Obama's scheduled speech to the Democratic National Convention fell on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech

Watch live: Democratic National Committee holds election to choose new head

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

After three months of lobbying and debate, the Democratic National Committee will meet on Saturday to fill its top leadership spot. Meeting at the Atlanta Convention Center, the 442 DNC memeber will cast their votes for the new leader with former Labor secretary Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison...

A Young Barack Obama's Advice For Having Hope In 'Dark Times'

Long before Barack Obama ran a successful campaign for the White House based on hope, he was a senatorial candidate whose speech during the 2004 Democratic National Convention was all about the topic ? and it thrust him into the national spotlight. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Is the Bizarro Noam Chomsky

In her famous 1984 speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, diplomat Jeane Kirkpatrick, at the time America’s ambassador to the United Nations, characterized the Democrats as the party with the tendency to “blame America...Show More Summary

Here's why the 2018 Senate election will be crucial for President Trump and his Democratic foes

Republican National Convention 2016 Days 1 through 3 July 20, 2016, 2:46 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which is in its third day: • The party's deep fractures were on display Wednesday tonight: Among other incidents, Ted Cruz told delegates to "vote your...

Donald Trump Is the Bizzaro Noam Chomsky

In her famous 1984 speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, diplomat Jeane Kirkpatrick, at the time America’s ambassador to the United Nations, characterized the Democrats as the party with the tendency to “blame America...Show More Summary

New Mac malware linked to Russian hackers of US election - CNET

APT28, blamed for the hack of the Democratic National Convention, has released Xagent malware that can steal iPhone backups.

Khizr Khan returns to blast Trump, this time over his immigration order

Khizer Khan, the Gold Star father who carried on a feud with now President Donald Trump after he skewered the future president for anti-Muslim rhetoric at the Democratic National Convention, … Click to Continue »

'60s Folksinger Phil Ochs as Relevant Today as Ever

"Anybody know who Phil Ochs is?" Lady Gaga called out to her audience at a free concert last summer during the Democratic National Convention. It isn't often that Ochs, who died four decades ago and is mostly unknown to those born since the 1970s, gets even a brief moment of mainstream recognition. Show More Summary

Thanks, Obama: Favorite Presidential Moments from the Last Eight Years

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jenni Moore Kenneth Huey I've been an Obama fan ever since his speech at the Democratic Nation Convention in 2004, where he won me over with his willingness to embrace change, and his resounding emphasis on listening to young people. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton goes with white, again

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Her suit is reminiscent of her wardrobe for the Democratic National Convention.        

A Foreign Nation Did Interfere In A US Election...In 1980

Submitted by Wayne Madsen via The Strategic Culture Foundation, It was October and the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate was faltering in the polls after the Democratic National Convention. The Republican Party’s presidential candidate began negotiating with a foreign government to cook up a scheme to embarrass the Democratic candidate. Show More Summary

A look back at the black clerics who shaped Martin Luther King Jr.’s prophetic vision

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The name Martin Luther King Jr. is iconic in the United States. The outgoing 44th president, Barack Obama, spoke of King in both his Democratic National Convention nomination acceptance and victory speeches in 2008: “[King] brought Americans from every corner of this land to stand together on a...

17 of President Obama's most inspirational quotes

From his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 that made him a household name to his farewell address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama has captivated the world with his words. Hailed as one of the greatest presidential...Show More Summary

The Comforting Convictions of Obama's Farewell Speech: New at Reason

2 months agoNews : Reason

President Obama sounded the same haughty notes on his way out as he did on the way in. David Harsanyi writes: Watching President Barack Obama's soaring 2008 Democratic National Convention speech in Denver, I never imagined the kind of turmoil his presidency would incite. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Is Shifting The Democratic Establishment

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

When Bernie Sanders hung up his presidential bid at the Democratic National Convention last year, progressive thinkers were grappling with a critical question: Could the enthusiasm Sanders had generated be replicated outside a presidential...Show More Summary

Trump's pick for national security advisor praises some Democrats, but is mum on policy details

At the Republican National Convention last July, retired Army Gen. Michael Flynn famously led Donald Trump’s supporters in angry chants of “Lock her up!” to demand prosecution of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Flynn has suggested that Americans should fear all Muslims, and argued that terrorism...

Get Ready for Obama's Farewell Address by Revisiting His First Major Speech

2 months agoNews : Vice News

Back in 2004, Obama debuted his public-speaking chops and introduced himself to the nation with the Democratic National Convention keynote speech. It feels like a long, long time ago.

Khizr Khan: It is 'shocking to even consider' someone like Jeff Sessions for attorney general

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who gave a powerful speech condemning Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric during the Democratic National Convention and became a prominent voice speaking up against the Republican's indecencies, wrote Senate Judiciary Committee leaders today in opposition to the nomination of Sen. Show More Summary

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