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CA DNC Delegate: The Resiliency of Hope

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 11.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Linnie Frank Bailey

Today's diverse America deserves better than empty chairs. We deserve a seat at the table to help our communities grow and thrive. There is more to 'lose' in this election. The choice has never been clearer: backward or forward?

Trouble With Hickenlooper

Gary Wockner | Posted 11.04.2012 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Historically, most Colorado governors have had a strong environmental ethic. But more and more, Coloradans are asking themselves: When is John Hickenlooper going to understand that we want him to be a strong and effective environmental steward?

National Debt Likely To Surpass Critical Bench Mark During The DNC

Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

The U.S. national debt is set to pass an inconvenient bench mark at the worst possible time for Democrats. On Tuesday, the first day of the Democr...

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...

What To See & Do In Charlotte During The DNC

travel.usatoday.com | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel

Road warrior Lou Heckler says Charlotte — host to this week's Democratic National Convention— is "a wonderful place to be when a long weekend beck...

Mr. Satan Goes To Wall Street

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

A performance group from New York City has taken their production of Mr. Satan Goes To Wall Street to the RNC and now the DNC. Last night the group pe...

What Kind of People Will We Be?

Mike Lux | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

We saw the Republicans attacking Democrats hard on the business thing with their "we built this" message. This week, we Democrats have our turn, and how we both attack Republicans' weakness and address our own will be critically important to framing the fall debate.

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...

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...

DNC Keynote Speaker Followed Mother's Tougher Path

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

By PAUL J. WEBER, ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democrats' firmament with a collection o...

How Democrats Can Get Back on Offense

Mark Green | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Mark Green

With the far fright in control of the GOP ticket and policy, now is the time for Congressional Democrats to sharpen differences to win and govern. Here's our Open Letter to 10 party leaders signed by 20 leading Democrats. Aggressive progressives should stop playing defense only.

Democratic Convention Kicks Off In Charlotte

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

By CALVIN WOODWARD AND JULIE PACE, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four years later Democrats have gathered again, this time in support of a p...

Follow The Democratic National Convention On Twitter

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

A starring player at this year's Democratic National Convention will be Twitter. Through the use of Twitter and other social media, those not attendin...

LIVE UPDATES: Democratic National Convention Kicks Off In Charlotte

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Convention is finally here after the Republican National Convention wrapped up in Tampa, Fla. last week. Michelle Obama's ...

Sights And Sounds From Charlotte's Labor Day Parade

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

Charlotte's annual Labor Day parade drew a few hundred participants, including members of various local unions, drummers and dancers from West Charlot...

Heated Discussion After The Charlotte Labor Day Parade

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

A Ron Paul devotee, an Obama supporter, and an Anarchist have a debate. What starts off as a megaphone blast regarding the controversial National Def...

Charlotte: Teeming With DNC Fever

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

Hot, muggy Charlotte was teeming with DNC fever on Sunday night. Although the Democratic National Convention doesn't start until Tuesday, many of del...

Ryan Grim

Nancy Pelosi's Plan To 'Smoke Out' Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday that her earlier call to extend the Bush tax cuts for anyone making less than a...

Sam Stein

Bain-Managed Employees To Speak At Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A top Obama campaign official told The Huffington Post on Monday that the upcoming Democratic convention will feature multiple empl...

Inside Obama And Clinton's Complicated Friendship

The New Yorker | Ryan Lizza | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have never been close. Some of their advisers concede that the two men don't really like each other. They have openly di...

Letter From Charlotte, NC: Fighting for America's Future

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

We are in a fight for the future of America. Anyone who watched the Republican National Convention speeches knows this. Anyone who has witnessed the ...

Dems Ready To Make 2012 Case

AP | ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, the party chairman said the American people "need to prosecute the president o...

Embracing Bigotry

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This bigotry is not based on what color your skin is, what religion you happen to believe, or even what sports team you root for; it is instead based on the eternal American self-confidence that your political opinion is the right one.

Meet The Designer Behind HuffPost Oasis

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

How do you calm the (frayed) nerves of hundreds of delegates whose smartphones have practically become appendages? You start with a peaceful space. An...

Fluke Gets Big Speaking Slot

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic official says Sandra Fluke will try to solidify President Barack Obama's support among women during a speech next month at ...