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2012 Democratic National Convention

California Gets a New Democrat: Defection of Recent Rising Star Among Latest Signs of Further GOP Decline

William Bradley | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

One of the strangest things about California over the past decade is how little impact Arnold Schwarzenegger's two landslide wins for the governorship had on the Republican Party.

Duke Energy Forgives $10 Million Line Of Credit To DNC

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee will not have to repay the full $10 million line of credit from Duke Energy -- the country’s largest electric powe...

What Are the Main Highlights From Bill Clinton's Speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention?

Quora | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Pete Forsyth, Principal of Wiki Strategies First and foremost, Clinton's speech was a great pe...

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Reveal Their Plans If Mitt Romney Wins In November

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The November election is still two months away, and President Barack Obama's reelection is anything but certain. Yet Democrats are ...

Bin Laden's Death: When a Killer Dies

Jess Coleman | Posted 11.11.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Death is never something to celebrate. That Bin Laden's death has become a national interest and, as some argued, a political and strategic necessity, is a disheartening and stunning reality.

The Great Deregulator

Robert Scheer | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Obama has followed the examples of Summers and Geithner instead of those of Warren and Harris, and that is what has made the election a tossup as voters continue to suffer in an economy that Democrats as well as Republicans wrecked.

Joe Walsh To Sandra Fluke: 'Go Get A Job'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) took aim at Georgetown University Law graduate Sandra Fluke on Saturday, attacking her on the issue of birth control. In a...

Villaraigosa: DNC Jerusalem Controversy 'A Lot Of Ado About Nothing'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

Democratic National Convention Chairman Antonio Villaraigosa stood by his handling of the party's decision to change its platform on God and Jerusalem...

Ryan Grim

Corporate Cash Ban Changes Face Of Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama steamrolled into Denver in the summer of 2008, vowing to change the very nature of American politics as a four-day celebration coronated ...

Fired Bain Worker Blasted As $100,000 Takedown Artist

Neil Katz | Posted 09.07.2012 | Business

To hear the conservative blogosphere tell it, Randy Johnson is a $100,000 per year, heat-seeking missile that big unions and the Obama campaign have p...

GIF: Granholm's Animated DNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm gave a loud, animated performance on Thursday night, the final night of the Democratic National Convention in C...

Obama: America Can 'Out-Educate And Out-Compete' Any Country On Earth

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 11.07.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. President Barack Obama had barely begun his acceptance speech at the De...

WATCH: John Kerry Got Jokes

Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) stepped up to the Democratic National Convention podium on Thursday prepared to attack GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romne...

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...

Jaweed Kaleem

Top Catholic Archbishop Prays At DNC, Alludes To Abortion And Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.07.2012 | Religion

Offering a benediction to close the Democratic National Convention, Cardinal Timothy Dolan largely stuck to a similar script as he did when praying in...

DNC Video Highlights Obama Accomplishments

Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

Before giving his nomination acceptance speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, President Obama was introduced with a video highlighting hi...

Gene Demby

101-Year-Old Voting Rights Activist At The Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 09.06.2012 | Black Voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On Thursday afternoon, an old lady in a wheelchair and her caregiver waited near the exit of the convention center here, delayed fr...

Biden Video Paints VP As Middle Class Hero

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

An introductory video before Vice President Joe Biden's speech at the Democratic National Convention sought to cast him firmly as a success story of A...

Dick Durbin Delivers Speech At Democratic Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. Below, his remarks as pr...

Janell Ross

Dream Activists Enter the Political Mainstream

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In 2010, Gaby Pacheco was a frustrated college student planning a 1,055-mile protest walk from Florida to Washington, D.C. The l...

WATCH: Ex-Michigan Governor Electrifies DNC Crowd

Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Jennifer Granholm electrified the Democratic National Convention crowd Thursday with a bold, energetic, and above all loud speech that took direct aim...

Ryan Grim

Schweitzer, Granholm Batter Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In his Thursday address at the Democratic National Convention, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) wasted no time before getting ...

Jon Ward

Charlie Crist Reveals Who 'Saved Florida'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ played the role of a former opposition party politician who has seen the light on Thursday nigh...

Joshua Hersh

John Kerry's DNC Speech Defends Obama's Leadership In The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

It has become the unofficial catchphrase of the Republicans' foreign policy critique of President Barack Obama: "American Exceptionalism." To the Repu...

Ryan Grim

Granholm Airbrushes Auto Bailout History

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm delivered a rousing defense of the auto industry bailout Thursday night, totaling up the number of well-paying jobs th...