Democratic National Convention
Every president since Richard Nixon has pushed to cut U.S. dependence on imported oil, and President Barack Obama is no exception. Now, though, for the first time in 30 years, oil imports are falling in a significant way.
NEW YORK (AP) – Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney says he hopes to get an election-year bounce from an unlikely ally. Former President Bill Clinton introduced Romney before Romney’s speech Tuesday to Clinton’s annual […]
NEW YORK (AP) – What a difference a year makes for MTV’s “Video Music Awards” – and not in a good way. MTV’s annual big event was seen by 6.1 million viewers last week. Nielsen, […]
(AP) — The youngest and oldest delegates to the Democratic National Convention were born 80 years apart, but they say the thrill of participating in the political process is timeless.
Former President Bill Clinton provided the highlight of the evening, formally putting Barack Obama’s name up for nomination at the Democratic convention and delivering an impassioned defense of Obama’s term in office. Here is a […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – President Barack Obama joined former President Bill Clinton on the stage of the Democratic National Convention after Clinton gave a rousing speech nominating Obama to be the Democratic candidate in the […]
ADEL, Iowa (AP) – Ahead of his speech tonight to the Democratic National Convention, Bill Clinton is winning praise for his work to reform welfare, save Medicare and cut spending. And that praise is coming […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted spouse and caring father at home and a “man we can trust” […]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Despite a wet week unfolding around the Democratic National Convention, organizers say the president’s outdoor acceptance speech Thursday in Charlotte will go on rain or shine. The National Weather Service says […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Michelle Obama says she wants to use tonight’s speech at the Democratic National Convention to remind Americans of the values that drive her husband to do what he’s done, “and what he […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Protests during the Republican National Convention in Tampa have fizzled this week. Thousands of protesters had been expected but only hundreds arrived, mostly Green Party supporters, Occupy Wall Street activists, anarchists […]
By Michael Oreskes, Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The conventional wisdom about national political conventions is that they have outlived their purpose. Once, they were the place where the parties actually picked their candidates […]