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Obama Convention Speech

Obama's America vs. Romney-Ryan-Rand's America: Citizenship vs. Selfishness

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

The most important thing the president did in Charlotte was offer a specific definition of what it means to be an American. That definition centered on one word: citizenship.

Mitt Romney Wants You To Look At The Words Used In Speeches -- Just Not His

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney thinks it's silly to focus on which words a candidate does and does not say in a convention speech -- unless that candidate is President B...

Obama Beats Romney In Convention War

AP | Posted 11.08.2012 | Media

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama can beat rival Mitt Romney as a television draw, but can't eclipse his old self. The Nielsen company said 35....

Sam Stein

Obama: 'We Don't Turn Back' | 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 ...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Obama Convention Speech Seeks To Sway Undecided Voters, Fire Up Supporters

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE AND CALVIN WOODWARD, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama goes before the Democratic National Convention and t...

Obama's DNC Speech Moved Indoors Due To Severe Weather Threat

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- President Barack Obama will not be giving his big speech on Thursday in Bank of America Stadium after all. On Wednesday, the Democr...

When It Comes to Slicing the American Pie, McCain Serves Only the Rich

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

McCain and Palin are running around the country pretending the GOP ticket represents the best interests of the working class and small business owners. It's all false rhetoric and no real action.

The Palin Stuff Is Fun, but Obama Gets the Real Story: It's the 90 Percent, Stupid

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

We've all had our fun at Palin's expense. But it's time to join Obama and laser in on demonstrating how a McCain-Palin administration would continue the failed policies of George W. Bush's presidency.

Barack Obama's Speech: An Assessment

Billy Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Billy Kimball

It was surprising to see Obama make not one but a dozen or more missteps during what was, by media acclamation, the most important speech of his life

We More Than "Stumbled" On Hope This Week

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

The joy last night silenced a media poised to pick him apart. At CNN a bevy of "senior analysts" sat mystified, sensing, it seemed, that we'd just as soon not hear from them.

Reading The Pictures: The Obama Connection

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-29-shaw_obama_acceptance.jpg The difference between Obama and Clinton (either one) is that the Clintons are like LBJ, and Obama is like JFK, or RFK, or even Reagan. His overriding strength is that he communicates directly to the individual.

Obama Was Definitely Alright On The Night

Lola Adesioye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lola Adesioye

It was impressive, substantive, hard hitting and practical speech whilst still managing to deliver his change ideology and inspire hope for a new direction.

Does Obama Have a Mama Obsession?

Lesley Jane Seymour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lesley Jane Seymour

Obama gave a huge metaphorical hug to American women in general and moms in particular. I'll admit I actually teared up when he said that the day she died was the worst of his life.

Obama's Speech, and the Strategy Behind It

Chris Meserole | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Meserole

Obama's strategy this past month is a variant of the "rope-a-dope" strategy in boxing, where you let the opponent throw his best punches, exhaust himself on the offensive, and then unleash a barrage of your own.

Thomas B. Edsall

Obama Confronts Himself | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was mile-high Democratic euphoria in Denver last night as Barack Obama promised to restore the prosperity and national honor which have so grave...

Obama Obliterates McCain

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Obama calmly yet passionately defined himself and his prescription for America in radical juxtaposition to the record of George Bush and the agenda of John McCain.

'America, We Cannot Turn Back. Not with So Much Work to Be Done.'

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

Last night was a reminder of just how much has changed in the past eight years. Obama himself devoted more time to the environment in one speech than the entire 2000 or 2004 campaigns saw.

Wesley Clark Spotted At Obama Acceptance Speech

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

General Wesley Clark, whom the left feared was dissed by Barack Obama into not attending the convention, is right here, underneath the stage, in a cri...

Obama-Biden: A Hope for Change!

Michelle Bart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Bart

Denver, CO - Senator Barack Obama not only rocked the Mile High Stadium in Denver tonight he took it all the way home for a touch down! The past fo...