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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Dan Reynolds' girlfriend running floor at Dem convention

    When the audience lifts signs in response to a speech at the convention in Charlotte, where do you think they got them? A woman from Hollywood is director of floor operations for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., this week. And it'...
  • Florida Democrats converge on Hollywood for annual gathering

    Florida Democrats converge on Hollywood for annual gathering
    The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
  • 'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap

    'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap
    Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party. Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
  • CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network

    CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network
    As America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble.    Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
  • Durbin telling top Democrats he'll seek re-election in 2014

    Durbin telling top Democrats he'll seek re-election in 2014
    Dick Durbin, Illinois’ senior U.S. senator and the No. 2 Democrat in the chamber, is telling top Democrats he will seek a fourth term in 2014, sources familiar with his decision said Friday. Durbin’s re-election bid alleviates any concerns...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton pay respects to Ann Richards on Broadway

    Bill and Hillary Clinton pay respects to Ann Richards on Broadway
    It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of. Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...
  • Wading through the '-crats' this election cycle

    Wading through the '-crats' this election cycle
    We imagine there are folks who watch the presidential debates to carefully consider the candidates' stands on free trade and job creation and health care reform. We watch them to carefully consider how the candidates use language. If a John McCain-...
  • O'Malley bashes Republicans on jobs on CNN

    Gov. Martin O'Malley returned to the national stage Sunday after a Democratic National Convention speech that received tepid reviews, facing off with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt over job creation and women's issues on CNN. Questioned by CNN's Candy Crowley,...
  • The biodefender that cries wolf

    The biodefender that cries wolf
    DENVER — As Chris Lindley drove to work that morning in August 2008, a call set his heart pounding. The Democratic National Convention was being held in Denver, and Barack Obama was to accept his party's presidential nomination before a crowd of...
  • How are Romney, Obama connected to the arts?

    How are Romney, Obama connected to the arts?
    Art hardly ever comes up as a campaign issue in presidential elections. But once voters decide, the artistic tastes of the first family become well known from the pieces they choose to adorn the White House. Barack Obama has long taken pride in his...
  • Walsh, Duckworth boil over in heated debate

    Walsh, Duckworth boil over in heated debate
    A heated suburban congressional campaign boiled over during a Tuesday night debate as Republican Rep. Joe Walsh labeled Tammy Duckworth a “failed bureaucrat” running a poll-tested campaign while the Democratic challenger argued the incumbent...