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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Illinois Dems come out swinging at DNC

    Illinois Dems come out swinging at DNC
    As the Democratic National Convention began its first full day of events in Charlotte, North Carolina,  Illinois delegates came out swinging against the GOP. At a morning meeting of the Illinois delegation, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky blasted republican U....
  • Commentary: My experience at the Democratic National Convention

    Editor's note: The author is a sophomore at Newport Harbor High School. She is in Junior Statesmen of America, a nationwide program for teenagers interested in politics. She applied to be part of the group to go to the Democratic National Convention in...
  • Democrats split over party platform in rare display of division during convention

    Democrats split over party platform in rare display of division during convention
    In a rare display of just how quickly a tightly scripted national political convention can unwind, Democrats on Wednesday struggled to complete a voice vote amending their party platform to include language referring to Jerusalem and God. It took three...
  • Democrats Update Platform With Jerusalem, God Reference

    Democrats Update Platform With Jerusalem, God Reference
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Democrats voted to update their party's platform Wednesday evening at their convention to include a reference to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel, as well as the insertion of the word "God," neither of which was included in their...
  • Bill Clinton fires up Democrats with Obama nomination speech

    Bill Clinton fires up Democrats with Obama nomination speech
    CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Sounding at times like a college lecturer and others like a revival speaker, former President Bill Clinton delivered a thumping endorsement Wednesday night of incumbent Barack Obama, saying his policies were slowly healing the...
  • Bill Clinton Touts Obama, Warns Against Romney

    Bill Clinton Touts Obama, Warns Against Romney
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Declaring that "America is better off" than it was when Barack Obama became president, former President Clinton lauded the record of his Democratic successor and skewered his Republican rival, depicting the choice before voters as one...
  • Today's Buzz: Will enthusiasm gap doom Obama?

    Today's Buzz: Will enthusiasm gap doom Obama?
    Talk about it When planners of the Democratic National Convention announced that President Barack Obama’s concluding speech was being moved from a 74,000-seat outdoor stadium to a 20,000-seat indoor arena because of the threat of storms,...
  • Watching a photographer at a political convention

    Watching a photographer at a political convention
    Covering the Democratic National Convention alongside the Tribune’s Nancy Stone is a close-up look at the work of today’s multi-media photographers.  I am in awe. The convention is a particularly challenging assignment logistically, and it&...
  • Obama to Speak After Forceful Clinton Endorsement

    Obama to Speak After Forceful Clinton Endorsement
    Charlotte, North Carolina -- President Barack Obama speaks Thursday to the Democratic National Convention that nominated him for re-election, following a forceful political endorsement from former President Bill Clinton. In a highly anticipated speech to...
  • Obama to speak after forceful Clinton endorsement

    Obama to speak after forceful Clinton endorsement
    Article Highlights: - NEW: Campaign official says Obama will talk about "decisions we need to make as a country" - President Obama concludes the Democratic convention on Thursday night - Bill Clinton cites similarities between his presidency and...
  • Brokaw After Hospital Trip: "I Mistakenly Took Ambien"

    Brokaw After Hospital Trip: "I Mistakenly Took Ambien"
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw, 72, was taken to the hospital Thursday morning while in Charlotte, North Carolina covering the Democratic National Convention. A network spokesperson said Brokaw felt "light-headed" on the set of...
  • Scenes at the DNC: Senator duet

    Scenes at the DNC: Senator duet
    Leading up to a speech by former President Bill Clinton, California Senators Barbara Boxer (left) and Diane Feinstein mingle on the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. -- Steve Appleford, Times Community News