By Tom LeGro
Protestors provoked by a raft of issues marched through Charlotte, N.C., under the watchful eye of hundreds of police officers. The marchers chanted, sang and carried signs deploring the bailout of failing banks, immigration policies of the United States, bankers'…
Obama's $86 Million Campaign Haul Leaves GOP Competitors Far Behind…
Barack Obama's presidential campaign hauled in $150 million in September, igniting debate over the viability of public financing. Political analysts examine the sources of the cash, funding strategies for John McCain and the impact on fundraising in future elections.
With the Democratic convention now complete, analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks offer insight on the strengths and weaknesses of Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech at Invesco Field and on the roles Hillary and Bill Clinton played at the DNC.
Former Vice President Al Gore tooks the stage on the final night of the Democratic convention at Denver's Invesco Field, reflecting on his 2000 presidential bid and his efforts to combat climate change. Following is text of his speech.
Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, a rumored running mate possiblity for Sen. Barack Obama, urged the crowd at Denver's Invesco Field to "move mountains" during his speech on the last night of the Democratic convention. Following is text of his address.
Sen. Barack Obama took the stage Thursday to accept the Democratic Party's nomination at the DNC, but to reach the national spotlight he had to overcome challenges along his political path. The NewsHour's Elizabeth Brackett reports on the years leading…
Because Pennsylvania went for Hillary Clinton in the primaries, delegates are still debating how the delegation will vote. While many are honoring Clinton's endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama, some are still conflicted on the eve of the roll call vote.
On the third day of the DNC, the 2004 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry took the podium after former President Bill Clinton's speech to garner support for Sen. Barack Obama.
Despite fractions between Democrats who support Sens. Hillary Clinton versus Barack Obama, Gov. Howard Dean, chair of the Democratic National Committee, asserts that party members have set aside their differences and are united behind a common interest to win the…
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