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Democratic Natiional Convention

The Great Pilgrimage To Invesco Field

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday's DNC closer at Invesco Field went off with out a hitch and was, by all accounts, a stunning and formidably-organized piece of political st...

The Fierce Urgency Of Posting My Invesco Field Pictures Now

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Enough! Enough of the failed policies of the Bush years - but never enough original photos from Invesco Field, where tonight Barack Obama accepted the...

My First Convention: Jason Rae

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We caught up with Jason Rae, officially the youngest superdelegate for the 2008 campaign, at the final taping of The Daily Show in Denver, and asked h...

My First Convention: Jacob Weisberg

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Slate Group chair and EIC Jacob Weisberg talks about his first convention at the Google/VF Party, not too far from the bar made of ice where fancy Dem...

My First Convention: Rick Dunham

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Houston Chronicle D.C. Bureau Chief Rick Dunham, our gracious host on the DNC grounds during the convention, shares some of the memories from his firs...

My First Convention: Tammy Haddad

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WaPo/Newsweek/former MSNBC/all-around D.C. Media doyenne Tammy Haddad talks about her first convention, internet TV, and why you should never cross h...

Google/Vanity Fair Party May Take Itself Just A Tad Too Seriously

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Not only does Google/Vanity Fair party make you go to the Ritz-Carlton to pick up your tickets (in accordance with the email equivalent of a clipboa...

My First Convention: Lynn Sweet

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night, ETP pulled Chicago Sun-Times Washington Bureau Chief and uber-reporter Lynn Sweet away from the thumping bass of the CNN Grill last night ...

Donna Brazile And Roland Martin Get Down

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN Dance Party! Last night at the CNN Grill — with which avid readers of my Twitter are by now well-acquainted — an impromptu dance party...

What Do Cupcakes Have To Do With The DNC? Thank Goodness, This Vlog Will Explain That

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hello from Denver, where we missed yesterday's Morning Vlog Even Though We Hate The Word 'Vlog,' because a certain someone was out partying with a lam...

My First Convention: Tom Edsall

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tom Edsall is HuffPo's Political Editor, former longtime WaPo reporter and our resident old-school newsie. I don't get to work with Tom that much beca...

Bill Clinton, Redeemed: "I Am Here First To Support Barack Obama"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Brand Clinton was at stake here, and Hill and Bill delivered the one-two Clinton punch that proved that their claim on the hearts and minds of the Democratic party was not entirely misplaced.

Thanks, Houston Chronicle!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Greetings from Media Tent 4, home of the workspace of the Houston Chronicle, ETP's host during the convention! We've been enjoying their famous Texas ...

The DNC Funnies: The 23/6 Big Tent Comedy Show

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As mentioned, last night I was lucky to be included in 23/6's Big Tent comedy show, along with far brighter lights like Fred Armisen, Eugene Mirman, L...

Live From The Convention Floor!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today I paid my first visit to the convention floor and it was awesome! If that sounds too enthusiastic and excited well, too bad — it was excit...

The Greatest Thing I Have Seen At This Convention

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What a great thing to see! Walking out of my first trip to the convention floor (exciting!) across a sunny pavilion, I see two people in bright blue O...

Twitter Me This!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Twitter feeds I've got have been an essential source for info during this whirlwind week, when I am almost always on the go and far from having the time to sit and actually read the coverage of my colleagues.

My First Convention: Jonathan Alter

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Welcome to the inauguration of ETP's brand-new series, "My First Convention," where we ask political movers and shakers about their very first convent...

I Am In This Show Tonight

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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This Vlog Is Like A Fortune Cookie, Just Add The Words "In Bed"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hello, world! Here is our second installment of Glynnis, Ana and Rachel's DNC Vlog Except That We Hate The Word Vlog, And This Morning Thought It Woul...

Jon Klein Is Twittering! (Also, CNN Ratings)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

....and I get to take credit for it! I cajoled him into signing up over breakfast at the CNN Grille — well, breakfasts, both of them mine (at th...

Ted Kennedy: "The Work Begins Anew, The Hope Rises Again, And The Dream Lives On"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

To see Ted Kennedy talking about hope is very inspiring. This is a man who was given a terminal diagnosis earlier this summer, a brain tumor for whi...

Friends of New Orleans Hope They've Got Friends At The DNC

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Making A Splash At The Oasis: Daryl Hannah and Robert Kennedy Jr.

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Despite the fact that the Oasis is meant to be an oasis in the middle of the convention hubbub, it sometimes enjoys a hubbub itself as various media-a...

Your Morning Vlog (Except That We Hate The Word 'Vlog')

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Well, it's afternoon in all the time zones that matter now, but we would still like to bring you this: A morning video blog courtesy of the pundits I'...