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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • About Mitchell W. Berger

    About Mitchell W. Berger
    Mitchell W. Berger founded Berger Singerman in 1985 and serves as Co-Chair of the firm. He has over 30 years of successful representation in commercial disputes in Florida and throughout the country. Mitchell represented Vice President Al Gore and...
  • Mayor: 'This is avoidable because this is a strike of choice'

    Mayor: 'This is avoidable because this is a strike of choice'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the teachers strike is "not necessary" because the two sides were close. "I believe this is avoidable because this is a strike of choice," Emanuel said at a hastily called news conference at the Harold Washington Library Sunday...
  • Connie Mack gets speaking assignment at GOP convention

     
    U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV of Fort Myers has been selected to be a speaker at the Republican National Convention that starts in 10 days  in Tampa. Mack, a four-term Congressman from Fort Myers who is taking on Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill...
  • The Week in Pictures | September 3 – 9, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Barack Obama drew 35.7 million to convention speech

     
    President Barack Obama's speech to the Democratic National Convention was a ratings draw across 13 channels Thursday, Nielsen Media Research says. Convention coverage from 10 to 11:15 p.m. drew 35.7 million viewers. Michelle Obama had 26.2 million viewers...
  • Mitt Romney on ‘Meet the Press’; Barack Obama on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney talks to reporters Thursday. Photo credit: Brian Snyder/Reuters The presidential candidates will be on the Sunday morning circuit. Mitt Romney talks to NBC's “Meet the Press,” where the...
  • Barack Obama a bigger convention draw than Mitt Romney

     
    If TV ratings can give clues about voting, President Barack Obama has an edge over former Gov. Mitt Romney in Central Florida. Obama's speech to the Democratic National Convention drew 518,700 viewers across seven channels Thursday night in this TV...
  • Muslims and the Democratic party

     
    Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirbey writes about the increase in Muslim delegates to the Democratic National Convention, representing a shift in support among Muslims from Republican to Democrat since 2000: (RNS) The number of Muslim delegates...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Tom Corfman, Crain's Chicago Business;...
  • Democrats’ convention: New times for PBS, ‘Political Connections’

     
    Michelle Obama did a walkthrough Monday for her speech Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention. Photo credit: Jason Reed/Reuters THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: A few changes in coverage of the Democratic National Convention, which starts Tuesday in...
  • California Senate leader skips national convention, focuses on state races

     
    California Senate leader skips convention to focus on state races...
  • U.S. jobless rate dips but job growth is weak

     
    The U.S. gained just 96,000 jobs in July, a figure that could hurt President Barack Obama's re-election efforts in Florida. The national unemployment rate dipped to 8.1 percent — down from 8.3 percent — but the improvement was due to a...