Articles By Jeremy B. White
The iconic Democrat and former president delivered a rousing, forceful speech in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday night, energizing the crowd as he extolled President Barack Obama's accomplishments and repudiated the Republican platform. Here are a few of the salient points.
The Democratic Party's quadrennial nominating party is underway, and the days preceding President Obama's climactic acceptance speech are crammed with party luminaries and promising up-and-comers.
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has said that she plans to relinquish her post soon, a potential second term for President Obama notwithstanding. That leaves an opening for Kerry, who will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.
Almost 50 million Americans, about one in six, used food stamps in June. Republicans who say President Barack Obama has led more Americans to rely on government help may find the bad news helps them.
The fact that the Democrats are preparing to convene in North Carolina highlights how shifting demographics are changing America's electoral map.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney saw his approval numbers barely budge after accepting his party's nomination on Thursday.
In one of the less surprising developments of the week, it turns out Al Gore is not a big fan of the U.S. electoral college.
This was supposed to be Mitt Romney's moment. Instead, his speech sounded like one long repudiation of President Obama, with a few policy points thrown in.
Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for president on Thursday night with a speech proclaiming his vision to renew America.
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