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2012 Democratic National Convention

From The Convention: How Can We Fix Higher Education?

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Charlie Nelms, former chancellor of North Carolina Central University, ...

Rahm: 'I Would Not Have Paul Ryan's Fact-Checker Looking Over Mitt Romney's Tax Returns'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said former President Bill Clinton will help Democrats offer a clear vision of the future when he takes ...

Ex-Presidents Get Strategic Use

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bill Clinton's in, George W. Bush is out. Jimmy Carter gets only a cameo. Ronald Reagan is ever-present, almost a quarter century after ...

2016 Buzz Becomes A Force At the Convention

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If Cory Booker decides to run for president one day, he already has a personal connection to the first caucus state of Iowa. ...

Group's Large Presence At DNC Is 'Just A Thrill'

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Convention is a watershed event for America's gay rights movement, which never before has been embraced so warml...

WATCH: Michelle Obama Wows Crowd With Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Michelle Obama electrified the crowd with her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. The AP reports on the first lady's rem...

Jennifer Bendery

First Lady's Speech Brings Tears To Delegates

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Michelle Obama was the overwhelming star of Tuesday night's Democratic National Convention, delivering a powerful personal narrativ...

LIVE UPDATES: After Big Night Of Speeches, Democratic Convention Continues

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

After a big night of speeches, the Democratic National Convention continues on Wednesday. Michelle Obama wowed the crowd with her remarks on Tuesda...

Dem Convention Day Two Features Clinton, Warren

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Convention Committee has released the following schedule for Wednesday, September 5: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL) Call...

Sam Stein

Democratic Speakers Go To Bat For Obamacare: 'It's Saving Lives'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The first night of the Democratic convention will be defined by the soaring and moving speech from First Lady Michelle Obama. It wi...

'OH MY GOD'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

Members of the media immediately praised First Lady Michelle Obama's 2012 Democratic National Convention speech on Tuesday night. Obama, who stunned i...

Obama & Daughters Share Special Moment During Michelle's Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

As First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., White House photographer Pete Souza...

WATCH: Michelle Obama Service, Impact Detailed In Convention Video

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Before giving her speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, First Lady Michelle Obama was honored with a video detailing her service with mil...

Julian Castro Delivers Democratic National Convention Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

By BETH FOUHY AND PAUL J. WEBER, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's keynote speech to the Democratic convention...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Wows With Democratic = Convention Speech

Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

Michelle Obama drew cheers from the crowd with her speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. "Today, after so many struggles a...

ELECTRIFYING! Michelle Obama Dazzles

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michelle Obama's message: President Barack Obama is just like you. "Barack knows the America...

FULL TEXT: Read Michelle Obama's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Michelle Obama delivered her speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, the first lady's remarks as prepared for delive...

Cory Booker, Randi Weingarten, Dennis Kucinich And More

John Celock | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
John Celock

Luciano noted the delegation enjoyed today's speech from Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who spoke about the DNC platform.

Luke Johnson

Patrick Calls Romney A 'Great Salesman'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D), a longtime surrogate of President Barack Obama, used his unique vantage point as governor of Massachusetts to at...

Read Julian Castro's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro delivered the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, his remarks as prepared...

Joaquin Castro Delivers Remarks At Democratic National Convention

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Texas state Rep. Joaquin Castro introduced his twin brother Julian Castro as the keynote speaker for the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday nig...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rahm Emanuel Tells How Obama Chose Which Crisis To Fix

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Rahm Emanuel used his personal experience as former White House chief of staff to tout President Barack Obama's leadership "in a time of cr...

Kal Penn Drops Four-Letter Word During DNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Actor-turned-political activist Kal Penn spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, giving attendees his idea of a four-letter word: "Vot...

FULL TEXT: Read Deval Patrick's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Below, Patrick's remarks as prepa...

FULL TEXT: Read Lilly Ledbetter's Democratic Convention Speech

Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Lilly Ledbetter addressed the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday night. Below, her prepared remarks as prepared for deli...