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2012 Democratic National Convention

Charlie Crist Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, once a member of the Republican Party, delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night...

Luke Johnson

Caroline Kennedy Delivers Speech At 2012 Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Caroline Kennedy, the only living heir to former President John F. Kennedy, endorsed President Barack Obama's re-election Thursday at the Democratic N...

Elise Foley

Eva Longoria: I Don't Need Need A Tax Break

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Actress and Obama campaign co-chairwoman Eva Longoria went after GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney Thursday for his tax plan, sa...

ScarJo: Young America, Why Are We Only Speaking With Half Our Voice?

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Scarlett Johansson's heart still belongs to Barack. The starlet, who has been a longtime supporter of the president, spoke on the final night of t...

Sandra Fluke Doesn't Buy Bill Clinton's Claim Of Nerves: 'Sir. Please.'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

Girl's got some spunk. Newly minted Democratic star Sandra Fluke shared a moment with former President Bill Clinton backstage at the Democratic Na...

Eva Longoria Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Co-chair of President Barack Obama's reelection campaign Eva Longoria delivered her speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on...

Dave Jamieson

Auto Worker At DNC: Obama 'Saved Our Community'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Reminding viewers once again of the successful rescue of the auto industry, Democrats trotted out a group of everyday "American her...

Joe Biden Cries As Son Speaks At Democratic Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden teared up as his son Beau Biden placed his name into nomination for reelection at the Democratic National Convention in Charl...

Scarlett Johansson Delivers Speech At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Scarlett Johansson drew cheers from the crowd with her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. "In 2008, less than half of...

Read Kerry Washington's Democratic National Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Kerry Washington addressed the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Thursday night. Below, Washington's remarks as prepared for de...

Man Arrested Over Alleged Threat To Obama

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A 21-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on...

Read James Clyburn's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) addressed the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. The Democratic congressman sought to boost President B...

Jennifer Bendery

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Breast Cancer Survivor: This Election Is 'Personal'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) described her struggles with breast cancer in her convention remarks on Thursday, saying her s...

Read Beau Biden's Democratic National Convention Remarks

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Beau Biden placed hi...

Elise Foley

Antonio Villaraigosa Delivers Speech At Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, one of the first Latinos to chair a Democratic National Convention, said Thursday that this year's gathering r...

Michael Calderone

Obama Aide Denies Reporter's Claim Of Being Kicked Out Of DNC

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.06.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Valerie Jarrett, a top adviser to President Barack Obama, denies journalist Michael Tracey's claim that she or her staff had him re...

Jon Ward

Jim Messina Tells 2012 Democratic Convention The Election Is Not About President Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- President Obama's campaign manager pressed convention goers Thursday to hand over any personal information they haven't already -- ...

Jim Messina Delivers DNC Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Obama campaign manager Jim Messina delivered his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Below, Messina's remarks as prepar...

Ryan Grim

Young Man With Two Moms Inspires Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Zach Wahls, who rose to Internet stardom with a moving plea before the Iowa legislature on behalf of gay marriage, spoke Thursday a...

Michael Nutter Delivers Speech At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter made an appeal to the middle class to reelect President Barack Obama in his speech at the Democratic National Conven...

FULL TEXT: Read Tammy Baldwin's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin, who is running in Wisconsin to fill the seat being vacated by Sen. Herb Kohl, addressed the Democratic National C...

Michael McAuliff

John Lewis Makes A Powerful, Personal Historical Link

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis brought a moving moment of history to the Democratic National Convention Thursday, linking a tragic pa...

Read Antonio Villaraigosa's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa lauded the 2012 Democratic National Convention as the most "most diverse, most inclusive convention" ever held ...

Luke Johnson

Barney Frank Delivers Democratic Convention Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), speaking at his final convention before he retires at the end of his term, ditched his prepared remarks on Thursday at th...

Read Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz delivered her speech to the Demcoratic National Convention on Thursday night. Bel...