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Democratic National Convention

FILE - Former President Bill Clinton (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Democrats Put Their Trust In ‘Bubba’ To Push Many To President Obama

Bill Clinton is the first Democratic president to be re-elected since Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama is counting on some of that mojo to help him win a second, too.

09/05/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks

Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.

09/05/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.

09/05/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaks during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Booker, Other Democrats Creating 2016 White House Buzz At DNC

If Cory Booker decides to run for president one day, he already has a personal connection to the first caucus state of Iowa.

09/05/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a speech at Democratic National Convention. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

First Lady Michelle Obama Says President Is ‘The Man We Can Trust’ At DNC

Michelle Obama is the person who knows Barack Obama best and shared that with America.

09/04/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaks at  Democratic National Convention. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Mayor Cory Booker Presents Democratic Party Platform At DNC

Newark Mayor Cory Booker took the stage Tuesday night in Charlotte at the Democratic National Convention, despite the fact that he sprained his ankle in the morning.

09/04/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Misspells ‘Barak’ Obama’s Name In DNC Ad

When it comes to President Barack Obama, it seems Newark mayor Cory Booker can’t catch a break.

09/04/2012

Rep. Frank Pallone (file / credit: Office of Rep. Frank Pallone)

Rep. Frank Pallone Pokes Fun At Christie At DNC

After Gov. Chris Christie’s star turn at the Republican National Convention in Tampa last week, Democrats at their own convention in Charlotte are poking fun.

09/04/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is NYC Better Off Now Than It Was Four Years Ago? Bloomberg Weighs In

The billionaire independent mayor did not address whether he is better off than he was four years ago, but spoke broadly about the city’s economy.

09/04/2012

President Obama (file/Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

New York City Teacher’s Union Leader Voices Support For President Obama At DNC

On this Labor Day, some labor union leaders are in Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the start of the Democratic National Convention.

09/03/2012

President Barack Obama (file/credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Democrats Head To National Convention In Charlotte; Menendez Previews Obama

Democrats and supporters are flocking to Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the Democratic National Convention, which begins Tuesday.

09/02/2012

Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Prepares To Preach At Republican National Convention

“I’m just thanking him for the gift of freedom and democracy and the very process that has allowed us to exist as a democracy and a republic, to come together in freedom and civility to choose our leaders,” Timothy Cardinal Dolan told WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb.

08/30/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Booker To Speak At DNC; Where Will He Go Next?

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte the week after next and some wonder if it will be more than just a speech to rally his party.

08/24/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Touts Power Of Government, Goodness Of Democratic Party

On Wednesday, he made what sounded remarkably like a convention speech, one that could be a taste of what those who don’t watch of attend the convention in two weeks might be missing.

08/22/2012

Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in 2008. (credit:  Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Rothman Wants To See 2016 Democratic Convention In New Jersey

Rothman said that hotels, restaurants and proximity to New York City should be enough to lure Democrats to the Garden State.

08/09/2011

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