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Democratic National Convention 2012

WATCH: Joe Biden Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

On Thursday night in Charlotte, N.C., Vice President Joe Biden delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention. "This man has courage i...

Sam Stein

Obama: 'We Don't Turn Back'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There were no fireworks on Thursday night -- at least not of the literal variety. There were no Greek columns or open-air stadiums ...

Gene Demby

101-Year-Old Voting Rights Activist At The Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 09.06.2012 | Black Voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On Thursday afternoon, an old lady in a wheelchair and her caregiver waited near the exit of the convention center here, delayed fr...

Obama Democratic Convention Speech: Recovery Path Hard, Challenge 'Can Be Met'

Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND ROBERT FURLOW, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progre...

Biden Video Paints VP As Middle Class Hero

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

An introductory video before Vice President Joe Biden's speech at the Democratic National Convention sought to cast him firmly as a success story of A...

Joe Biden Delivers Speech At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Biden stepped forward Thursday as Barack Obama's chief character witness, link to...

Read Barack Obama's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered his Democratic National Convention speech at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. Bel...

LIVE UPDATES: Obama Makes Case For Second Term With DNC Speech

Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama made his case for a second term with his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. ...

Dick Durbin Delivers Speech At Democratic Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. Below, his remarks as pr...

Janell Ross

Dream Activists Enter the Political Mainstream

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In 2010, Gaby Pacheco was a frustrated college student planning a 1,055-mile protest walk from Florida to Washington, D.C. The l...

WATCH: Ex-Michigan Governor Electrifies DNC Crowd

Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Jennifer Granholm electrified the Democratic National Convention crowd Thursday with a bold, energetic, and above all loud speech that took direct aim...

Read Joe Biden's Democratic National Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Joe Biden's Democratic National Convention speech had him in the spotlight on Thursday night. Below, the vice president's remarks as prepared for d...

Ryan Grim

Schweitzer, Granholm Batter Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In his Thursday address at the Democratic National Convention, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) wasted no time before getting ...

Jon Ward

Charlie Crist Reveals Who 'Saved Florida'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ played the role of a former opposition party politician who has seen the light on Thursday nigh...

Joshua Hersh

John Kerry's DNC Speech Defends Obama's Leadership In The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

It has become the unofficial catchphrase of the Republicans' foreign policy critique of President Barack Obama: "American Exceptionalism." To the Repu...

Read Excerpts Of Joe Biden's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Joe Biden will deliver his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. Below, excerpts of the vice president...

Ryan Grim

Granholm Airbrushes Auto Bailout History

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm delivered a rousing defense of the auto industry bailout Thursday night, totaling up the number of well-paying jobs th...

Charlie Crist Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, once a member of the Republican Party, delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night...

Kathleen Miles

WATCH: 'The Most Basic Human Right'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.06.2012 | Los Angeles

The Mayor of Los Angeles said Thursday that this year's Democratic National Convention is the most diverse, inclusive convention in the country's hist...

Luke Johnson

Caroline Kennedy Delivers Speech At 2012 Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Caroline Kennedy, the only living heir to former President John F. Kennedy, endorsed President Barack Obama's re-election Thursday at the Democratic N...

Elise Foley

Eva Longoria: I Don't Need Need A Tax Break

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Actress and Obama campaign co-chairwoman Eva Longoria went after GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Thursday for his tax plan, sa...

ScarJo: Young America, Why Are We Only Speaking With Half Our Voice?

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Scarlett Johansson's heart still belongs to Barack. The starlet, who has been a longtime supporter of the president, spoke on the final night of t...

Sandra Fluke Doesn't Buy Bill Clinton's Claim Of Nerves: 'Sir. Please.'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Girl's got some spunk. Newly minted Democratic star Sandra Fluke shared a moment with former President Bill Clinton backstage at the Democratic Na...

Eva Longoria Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Co-chair of President Barack Obama's reelection campaign Eva Longoria delivered her speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on...

Dave Jamieson

Auto Worker At DNC: Obama 'Saved Our Community'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Reminding viewers once again of the successful rescue of the auto industry, Democrats trotted out a group of everyday "American her...