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Democratic National Convention 2012

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Wows With Democratic = Convention Speech

Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

Michelle Obama drew cheers from the crowd with her speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. "Today, after so many struggles a...

ELECTRIFYING! Michelle Obama Dazzles

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michelle Obama's message: President Barack Obama is just like you. "Barack knows the America...

FULL TEXT: Read Michelle Obama's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Michelle Obama delivered her speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, the first lady's remarks as prepared for delive...

Cory Booker, Randi Weingarten, Dennis Kucinich And More

John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Luciano noted the delegation enjoyed today's speech from Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who spoke about the DNC platform.

Luke Johnson

Patrick Calls Romney A 'Great Salesman'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D), a longtime surrogate of President Barack Obama, used his unique vantage point as governor of Massachusetts to at...

Read Julian Castro's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro delivered the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, his remarks as prepared...

Joaquin Castro Delivers Remarks At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Texas state Rep. Joaquin Castro introduced his twin brother Julian Castro as the keynote speaker for the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday nig...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rahm Emanuel Tells How Obama Chose Which Crisis To Fix

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Rahm Emanuel used his personal experience as former White House chief of staff to tout President Barack Obama's leadership "in a time of cr...

Kal Penn Drops Four-Letter Word During DNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Actor-turned-political activist Kal Penn spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, giving attendees his idea of a four-letter word: "Vot...

FULL TEXT: Read Deval Patrick's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, Patrick's remarks as prepa...

FULL TEXT: Read Lilly Ledbetter's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Lilly Ledbetter addressed the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday night. Below, her prepared remarks as prepared for deli...

FULL TEXT: Read Rahm Emanuel's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, Emanuel's remarks as prepared for de...

Jaweed Kaleem

Dems Drop 'God' From Party Platform

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

In an interview broadcast tonight, CNN asked Obama adviser Robert Gibbs about the DNC platform dropping the word "God," which has been included in pre...

Amanda Terkel

Bill Clinton Fires Up Crowd At Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Bill Clinton fired up the Arkansas delegation at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, blasting Republicans for pili...

FULL TEXT: Read Jared Polis' Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) drew cheers from the crowd with his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, the Democratic...

FULL TEXT: Read Ted Strickland's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland addressed the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday night. He gave a rousing -- and awfully lou...

Harry Reid Mocks Paul Ryan Over Marathon Time

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has relished playing the role of loose cannon attack dog this election cycle, throwing bombs at Mitt Romney like spa...

Tammy Duckworth Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

U.S. House candidate Tammy Duckworth delivered her speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. The Democratic hopeful is vying t...

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: Ted Kennedy Tribute Mocks Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In a politically savvy move, Democrats on Tuesday used clips from Mitt Rommey's losing 1994 campaign for Senate against the late Se...

Ryan Grim

Teen With Two Moms To Speak At Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Zach Wahls, an Iowa man with two mothers, was vaulted to Internet stardom in early 2011 with a moving plea to his state legislature ...

Jimmy Carter Addresses Democratic National Convention

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter addressed the Democratic National Convention via video on Tuesday, speaking to the delegates gathered at Time Warner Cab...

Jaweed Kaleem

Top 10 Religious Leaders At Democratic National Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.04.2012 | Religion

From a prominent Roman Catholic cardinal and an outspoken nun to Jewish and evangelical clergy, a variety of religious voices will be on stage at the ...

Ryan Grim

Harry Reid Hits Romney On Tax Returns At Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday returned to the theme that threw Mitt Romney off balance for several weeks th...

FULL TEXT: Read Harry Reid's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday night. The Nevada Democr...

Howard Fineman

Civil Rights Icon Invisible At DNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If, in the history of race in presidential politics, Barack Obama is Moses -- the man who led the tribe to the White House promised...