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Obama To Heckler: 'You Kind Of Screwed Up My Ending'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama received an unexpected declaration of love Thursday. During a speech at a Democratic National Committee event in California,...

The Obama-Clinton Center Rejoined

Lanny Davis | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Lanny Davis

At the DNC, Bill Clinton restated his successful ideological hybrid of social progressivism, cultural moderation and fiscal responsibility. Barack Obama affirmed these same center-left themes. Let's compare the two speeches.

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.

The Presidential Candidate Scorecard on Children's Issues

Michael Piraino | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Michael Piraino

The two presidential candidates mentioned children 30 times in their acceptance speeches. For the most part, it was simple hopeful rhetoric.

A View From Inside the DNC Convention Bubble

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Underneath the buttons and hats, past the strategically placed signs waving in the arena, the conventions look a lot different.

Welcome Back, Professor Obama!

David Mednicoff | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
David Mednicoff

Some of the worst offenders on the right are correct to see professors as a challenge, in that we toil in a principled, conscientious way against close-mindedness and the silencing of free debate.

Mitt Romney, Bless His Heart

Jason Stanford | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Barack Obama's convention speech stayed true to an important southern rhetorical tradition. Stay with me here. I'm about to teach you how to call someone a %#@&* in public and be polite at the same time. See, politics is fun!

LOOK: The People Who Give Obama Hope

Posted 09.08.2012 | Good News

We had an, umm, somewhat emotional response to President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Remember that part ab...

Your Thoughts On Obama's Speech (And A Special Question)

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The last two weeks have been a roller coaster of emotions and coverage around the RNC and DNC. You've already been following our coverage and partici...

What Was Missing From Obama's DNC Speech?

Posted 09.08.2012 | Black Voices

This week, many of you joined us on Twitter and Facebook as we watched the Democratic National Convention together. Between the jokes, quotes and mom...

A President for Cities

Brad Lander | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Brad Lander

If you love cities, if you see them as the places where the promise of America, the ideal of citizenship highlighted by the president, can be fulfilled... you have one more reason to keep pushing for real change over the next four years.


Reuters | Nichola Groom | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night ranked...

Fact-Checking Obama's Auto Bailout Claims

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

In his formal acceptance of the Democratic presidential nomination last night, President Barack Obama celebrated his administration’s efforts to get...

Obama Unveils Goal On Cutting Tuition Growth

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.07.2012 | College

President Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention touched on education Thursday night and touted his efforts to increase Pell ...

The Hopeful vs. the Incumbent: Obama's DNC Speech

Death Race | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Death Race

It's a cliché, by now, to hail Barack Obama's keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic convention as a masterpiece. And I won't bother going into all of the details for why that is. What I do want to recall is what it was like to be in the Garden that night eight years ago in Boston.

Watching Obama From Kolkata

Sandip Roy | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Sandip Roy

In a speech that covered the usual checklist of a convention speech -- love my wife and kids, America is the greatest country on earth, savior of the middle class -- Obama said something that jolted me awake.

The Jobs Report and the Election

Robert Reich | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

I desperately want Obama to win. But the one thing his speech last night lacked was the one thing that was the most important for him to offer -- a plan for how to get the economy out of the doldrums.

Pundits Give Mixed Reaction To Obama Speech

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.07.2012 | Media

Pundits had a mixed reaction to President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Overall, the rapturous reception giv...

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...