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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Philadelphia to host 2016 Democratic Convention

    — Democrats will be heading to Philadelphia next year for their national convention to nominate the party's presidential candidate. The decision announced Thursday will put Pennsylvania in the national spotlight as Democrats attempt to hold on...
  • Philadelphia will host 2016 Democratic National Convention

    The Democratic National Committee on Thursday selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, citing the city's experience in hosting large-scale events.  Philadelphia, renowned for attractions such as Independence Hall and...
  • Philadelphia cheers pick to host Democrats' 2016 convention

    Philadelphia cheers pick to host Democrats' 2016 convention
    The City of Brotherly Love is becoming the City of Big Events. Philadelphia's selection Thursday as host of next year's Democratic National Convention comes as it prepares for Pope Francis' visit in September. U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, who led...
  • De Blasio's bid to bring Democratic convention to NYC fails

    Mayor Bill de Blasio made a strong push to bring the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, cheerleading its urban comeback story and liberal credentials while tirelessly working behind the scenes to raise money for what he envisioned would be a...
  • Family feud at Democratic National Convention?

    Could we see some Awkward Family Photo moments at the Democratic National Convention in Philly? The convention is coming to Pennsylvania’s biggest city next year in the midst of a feud that has left the state Democratic Party in tatters and sees...
  • Girlfriend power and 'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical

    Girlfriend power and  'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical
    "Husbands come and go," observes Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, dryly, sitting in the dark. "But girlfriends are forever." It would make a better story, but Bloodworth-Thomason, who is 67 and hails from Missouri, is not really talking about her own life,...
  • Philadelphia a city of firsts, but not as convention host

    Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Here's what delegates will need to know about the birthplace of American democracy: ____ FIRST THINGS FIRST The United States started in Philadelphia. It's the city where the Founding...
  • Party chairs disagree on marijuana, Kasich presidential run

    At their first side-by-side appearance, the leaders of Ohio's Republican and Democratic parties split Thursday on the legalization of marijuana, the strength of a potential presidential run by Republican Gov. John Kasich, and the re-election possibilities...
  • Democratic Convention will mean 'great business' for Philly

    Democratic Convention will mean 'great business' for Philly
    WATCH THIS: International bank HSBC accused of helping wealthy clients dodge taxes. Pat Toomey on 2016 Democratic National Convention: "It's great business for Philadelphia." Sacred Heart Hospital's newly refurbished floor caters to families. Expedia...
  • 2016 Democratic convention to be held right after GOP gathering

    2016 Democratic convention to be held right after GOP gathering
    The next Democratic National Convention will be held the week of July 25, 2016, putting it only a week after the Republican convention that is scheduled to begin July 18, party officials announced Friday. The Democratic National Committee's choice to...
  • Obama seeks to soothe labor's anger over trade with union-friendly economic pitch

    On a cold overcast morning in January, President Barack Obama briefly delayed his departure for an Iowa day-trip to huddle in the Oval Office with AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams. The topic was Obama's...