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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Prof. Schwarzenegger gives a lecture on post-partisanship

    Prof. Schwarzenegger gives a lecture on post-partisanship
    Charisma counts. Former President Clinton proved it at the Democratic National Convention, and former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proved it Monday at USC. He received a standing ovation as he stepped onto the stage in an auditorium on campus for the start...
  • Charlotte speech gives O'Malley a shot at advancement, redemption

    Charlotte speech gives O'Malley a shot at advancement, redemption
    When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more. As an increasingly...
  • McManus: Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?

    McManus: Will it be Clinton? Cuomo? Warren?
    Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
  • McManus: Clinton's common touch

    There's something delicious about Bill Clinton being asked to serve as the chief character witness for Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton, let's recall, was a very messy president. His meetings didn't start on time; his speeches...
  • A nun quietly rebukes 'I built that'

    A nun quietly rebukes 'I built that'
    — Let's talk about the other speech. No, not Bill Clinton's 48-minute stemwinder to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night that was so mesmerizing even Republicans praised it. Instead, let's offer a little nod of affirmation for...
  • Lawmakers make plans to spend $2.5 billion in new energy funds

     
    With the passage of Proposition 39 this fall, California voters set aside $2.5 billion over the next five years for energy efficiency projects. Now, it’s up to the Legislature to spend the money. On Tuesday, Sen. Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles)......
  • The war on, for and about women in Charlotte

    The war on, for and about women in Charlotte
    To reach the Convention Center, you must first walk the gauntlet of dead baby parts. It's one of the newer and more gruesome tactics in the fight over reproductive choice, protesters hoisting large color placards depicting aborted fetuses torn in...
  • 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-...
  • Daum: Michelle Obama's traditional values

    At the risk of inviting legions of conservatives to swoop down and tell me I'm drowning in the Obama Kool-Aid (actually, it's not just a risk; it's a guarantee), I'm just going to come out and say it: Michelle Obama was spectacular at the Democratic...
  • Buddy Dyer on ‘Flashpoint’; conventions on ‘Political Connections’

     
    On the public-affairs front this weekend: ***Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer talks to Lauren Rowe on “Flashpoint,” which airs at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Rowe said Dyer will discussĀ  taxes, politics and his son's car crash. Dyer also talks...
  • Eva Longoria at the 2012 Democratic National Convention: 'Mitt Romney wants to take us back to yesterday'

     
    "The Eva Longoria who worked at Wendy's flipping burgers, she needed a tax break," says Longoria. "But the Eva Longoria who works on movie sets, she does not."...