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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • 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...
  • Photos: Obama brings bus tour to Kissimmee, Orlando

     
    President Barack Obama, on the road after his official nomination at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, brought his 2-day Florida bus tour to Kissimmee & Orlando, Saturday. Responding to a rowdy crowd of several thousand packing a warm Kissimmee...
  • Obama doubles-down on Medicare defense in Melbourne speech after new study

     
    MELBOURNE – Fueled by a new study suggesting the Republicans’ Medicare plans would increase costs for consumers and profits for insurance companies, President Barack Obama turned up the heat on the Medicare debate Sunday. Obama worked in...
  • Teresa Jacobs, social media on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    In public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs visits “Central Florida Spotlight” to discuss the importance of social media in reaching out to the community. WFTV-Channel 9 legal analyst Bill Sheaffer explains...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to GOP: 'Get out of the way'

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday took to the national airwaves to weigh in on the presidential election, arguing that President Obama had laid a foundation for economic recovery and that the country would be better off if Republicans would “get out of the...
  • MSNBC premiering new documentaries on Romney and Obama

     
    MSNBC's Long Form unit will be premiering two new documentary specials chronicling the lives and political careers of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama, in advance of their respective parties' national conventions....