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'An Amazing Display Of Actually Saying Stuff'

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.07.2012 | Comedy

On Thursday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart had a lot of new DNC material to work with, and for once he was pretty satisfied with what he saw. Sure,...

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...

WATCH: Joe Biden Misuses The Word Literally, Literally

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

In Joe Biden's Democratic convention speech Thursday night, the vice president used the word "literally" incorrectly, a lot. Literally. The Twitte...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kathleen Miles

WATCH: 'The Most Basic Human Right'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.06.2012 | Los Angeles

The Mayor of Los Angeles said Thursday that this year's Democratic National Convention is the most diverse, inclusive convention in the country's hist...

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...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Gabrielle Giffords Leads Pledge Of Allegiance At Democratic National Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In what was supposed to be a big surprise, but got leaked in advance, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) delivered the Pledge...

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...

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...