Senate Candidate Barack Obama Delivers Keynote Speech
Report: Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW-Chicago reports on
Barack Obama and the often turbulent campaign for the U.S. Senate
seat from Illinois.
Obama tells the story of his working class family and urges the
nation to elect Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry,
saying he would ensure more educational and economic opportunities
The Democratic Senate candidate talks with Gwen Ifill after his
Focus on Plans to Grow the Economy, Job Base
Although Democrats are stressing their unity during this week's
convention, wings of the party have vastly different plans for
how to improve the economy, expand access to health care and create
Extols Values of Kerry Home State
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy received a warm welcome Tuesday
night from delegates gathered in his hometown of Boston for the
Democratic National Convention. Kennedy said Boston’s New England
values have “inspired patriots from John Adams to John Kennedy
to John Kerry,” the Democratic presidential nominee.
Analysis: Historians Michael Beschloss, Richard Norton
Smith and Ellen Fitzpatrick and columnists Mark Shields and David
Brooks discuss Kennedy's message.
Says He Stands with Kerry
Former presidential candidate and ex-Vermont Gov. Howard Dean
urges his fellow Democrats, especially those who live in areas
considered GOP strongholds, to vigorously proclaim their pride
in the party and its policies.
Analysis: Historians and columnists analyze Dean's role
in the party.
Urges Support for Stem Cell Research
son of the late President Ronald Reagan spoke at the Democratic
National Convention, calling on people to support to stem cell
research -- research that may help treat illnesses.
Two of Democratic National Convention Closes
Analysis: NewsHour regulars Michael Beschloss, Richard
Norton Smith, Ellen Fitzpatrick, Mark Shields and David Brooks
offer some final thoughts on day two of the convention.