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Democratic Convention 2012

Man Arrested Over Alleged Threat To Obama

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A 21-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on...

Read James Clyburn's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) addressed the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. The Democratic congressman sought to boost President B...

Obama: 'The Path We Offer May Be Harder, But It Leads To A Better Place'

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND ROBERT FURLOW, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama acknowledged slow progress t...

Jennifer Bendery

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Breast Cancer Survivor: This Election Is 'Personal'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) described her struggles with breast cancer in her convention remarks on Thursday, saying her s...

Read Beau Biden's Democratic National Convention Remarks

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Beau Biden placed hi...

Elise Foley

Antonio Villaraigosa Delivers Speech At Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, one of the first Latinos to chair a Democratic National Convention, said Thursday that this year's gathering r...

Michelle Obama Speech Goes Viral In China

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention garnered rave reviews from voters and media pundits alike. But it wasn't just America...

Michael Calderone

Obama Aide Denies Reporter's Claim Of Being Kicked Out Of DNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.06.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Valerie Jarrett, a top adviser to President Barack Obama, denies journalist Michael Tracey's claim that she or her staff had him re...

Jon Ward

Jim Messina Tells 2012 Democratic Convention The Election Is Not About President Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- President Obama's campaign manager pressed convention goers Thursday to hand over any personal information they haven't already -- ...

Jim Messina Delivers DNC Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Obama campaign manager Jim Messina delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Below, Messina's remarks as prepar...

Ryan Grim

Young Man With Two Moms Inspires Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Zach Wahls, who rose to Internet stardom with a moving plea before the Iowa legislature on behalf of gay marriage, spoke Thursday a...

Michael Nutter Delivers Speech At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter made an appeal to the middle class to reelect President Barack Obama in his speech at the Democratic National Conven...

FULL TEXT: Read Tammy Baldwin's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin, who is running in Wisconsin to fill the seat being vacated by Sen. Herb Kohl, addressed the Democratic National C...

Michael McAuliff

John Lewis Makes A Powerful, Personal Historical Link

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis brought a moving moment of history to the Democratic National Convention Thursday, linking a tragic pa...

Read Antonio Villaraigosa's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa lauded the 2012 Democratic National Convention as the most "most diverse, most inclusive convention" ever held ...

Sister Simone Campbell Shares Her Political Views At Democratic Convention

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 09.07.2012 | Religion

"I'm one of the Nuns on the Bus. So we have Nuns on the Bus and a nun on the podium." That is how Sister Simone Campbell introduced herself at the Dem...

Luke Johnson

Barney Frank Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), speaking at his final convention before he retires at the end of his term, ditched his prepared remarks on Thursday at th...

Read Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz delivered her speech to the Demcoratic National Convention on Thursday night. Bel...

Read Excerpts Of Obama's DNC Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama will deliver his speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. Below, excerpts of his r...

Read Barney Frank's Democratic National Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Below, the Democratic congressman's remar...

Romney Death Threat Under Investigation

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Julia Rodriguez, a Democratic delegate from New York, is reportedly under investigation by the Secret Service after she told a reporter at the Democra...

Storm Soaks Charlotte Hours Before Obama's Speech

AP | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Not a single raindrop is falling from a nearly cloudless sky in Charlotte, N.C., as President Barack Obama begins delivering h...

Billionaire Dispatches from the DNC: Day 2 (We're Buy-Partisan)

Clifford J. Tasner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Clifford J. Tasner

If we expect to protect our billionaire agenda from the tyranny of the majority, we need to cultivate some Democrats who will work tirelessly on our behalf.

Obama Speech At Democratic Convention To Outline Economic Vision

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

* Obama has chance to spell out his economic approach * Hard act to follow after Clinton at Democratic convention * Fina...

Sam Stein

Michael Dukakis Recalls Delivering Acceptance Speech At 1988 Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There are 13 people currently living who have given a primetime convention speech accepting their party's presidential nomination. ...