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Democratic National Convention 2012

Elise Foley

Charlie Gonzalez Speech Links Mitt Romney To Jan Brewer, Joe Arpaio

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The first major address to Latinos at the Democratic National Convention went straight for the jugular of GOP presidential candidat...

Read Cory Booker's Democratic National Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker drew cheers from the crowd with his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday night. "Be...

FULL TEXT: Read Tim Kaine's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Kaine is running against Republican Geo...

Joshua Hersh

AIPAC 'Loved' Israel Portions Of Democratic Platform, Sources Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An aide involved in drafting the Democratic Party's 2012 platform told The Huffington Post Tuesday that party insiders are "shocked" by ...

Arthur Delaney

Middle Class Meltdown At Democratic Convention: Better Off, But Not Financially

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As a lawyer, city councilmember, and former mayor, Jill Duson figured she would not be unemployed for long when she lost her job as...

Michael Calderone

Why Do Journalists Still Flock To Conventions?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On the morning of Aug. 30, Sheelah Kolhatkar, a features editor and national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek, made her way...

Cory Booker DNC Speech: On Class Warfare, Patriotism

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker received an enthusiastic reception to his speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, despite the fac...

Democrats: Mitt Romney Just 'Doesn't Get It'

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND MATTHEW DALY , ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Democrats ridiculed Republican Mitt Romney as a man who "quite simply doesn't...

Read Excerpts Of Julian Castro's Democratic National Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention has him in the spotlight on Tuesday night. Below, excerpts o...

Villaraigosa Slams GOP At Start Of DNC

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa began his role as chairman of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week by saying on FOX Sunday that t...

Sam Stein

Clinton Aides, Obama Camp Take Different Approaches To Bush's Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As she watched her fellow former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice address the Republican Convention in Tampa last week, Madelein...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Excitement Fires Up Convention Partiers

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The difference between Democratic National Convention revelers here and their Republican counterparts in Tampa, Fla., last week was...

Ryan Grim

Elizabeth Warren To Target Scott Brown's Voting Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- With two months until Election Day, Democrats are eager to take the Massachusetts Senate race directly to Scott Brown by highlighti...

14 Things Obama Doesn't Want You To Know About The Economy

Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

How is the U.S. economy doing nearly four years into President Obama’s presidency? Not so great by some measures. Despite promises to rein in Wa...

Obama: I'll Try Not To Cry

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

By MATTHEW DALY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NORFOLK, Va. — In the final run-up to his convention, President Barack Obama implored college students Tu...

Joshua Hersh

Obama Will Have More To Say About Afghanistan This Week. That's The Easy Part.

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

When President Barack Obama addresses the nation on Thursday night at the end of this week's Democratic National Convention, he will have no trouble s...

Dave Jamieson

SEIU Chief On Romney: 'He Wants To Take Us Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Since the early days of the Republican primary, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been taking occasional shots at organized ...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Head: Ground Game Will Make 2008 Look Like 'Jurassic Park'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The predominant worry within Democratic circles is that the president's small lead in many of the important battleground states wil...

New Jersey And Maryland Perfect Together?

John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
John Celock

New Jersey Democrats have been enjoying the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, including joint events with several nearby states. Essex Coun...

DNC Convention and a Second-Term Presidential Transition

Heath Brown | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Heath Brown

He will identify new policy priorities and the ways he will seek to implement policy successes such as the Affordability Care Act. He will undertake a second-term presidential transition, but who exactly will be in place to execute these plans?

Democratic National Convention Street Style

The Huffington Post | Tony Stamolis & HP Style Staff | Posted 11.04.2012 | Style

The style savvy of the Democratic party has been a HuffPostStyle pet passion since 2008 when we launched , the same year Michelle Obama became the obj...

Jason Cherkis

One Charlotte Family Struggles To Escape Homelessness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In mid-February, Sheron Young, 39, moved from Columbus, Ga., to Charlotte to follow her dream of becoming a chef. She arrived by tr...

Jennifer Bendery

Valerie Jarrett: Business Community Has 'Great Deal Of Confidence' In Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said while it may be true that the financial industry isn't giving as much money to Pres...

PHOTOS: Street Style From The 2012 Democratic National Convention

The Huffington Post | Tony Stamolis & HP Style Staff | Posted 09.08.2012 | Style

The style savvy of the Democratic party has been a HuffPost Style pet passion since 2008 when we launched , the same year Michelle Obama became the ob...

Dems Give Huge Perks To Major Donors

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Donors to President Barack Obama’s campaign will have exclusive access to events with Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton and Joe Biden...