While appearing on MSNBC, The Nation's Jeremy Scahill strongly criticized cable-news coverage of the DNC regarding Obama's foreign policy record. Scahill was particularly captious about MSNBC itself, whose coverage he compared to watching an "Obama For America meet-up."
Obama has almost twice as many mentions as Romney. Romney beat One Direction; Lil Wayne beat Biden.
Democrat convention-goers answer the question: Everyone from the Nun on the Bus to Tulsi Gabbard.
An emphasis on the path forward. Lukewarm reception to his speech from pundits doesn't make the headlines.
"Those waiting to be born..." In closing benediction at the Democratic National Convention, New York's top Catholic chides Democrats.
Republicans ready to pounce.
His convention speech promises a fall campaign on policy as well as character. "The times have changed — and so have I."
Much more engagement on Twitter for the Democratic than the Republican convention, according to Twitter.
A strong position despite a bad economy. “Romney would have to change the basic contours of the race to win,” says Jordan.
And this is just from his DNC speech.
The newly-converted Republican slams his DNC mirror image on . "I don't know the guy, but..."
The actress takes to Twitter to weigh in on Obama's DNC speech. Say what now?
The video that preceded the president at the Democratic National Convention.
Not from the Onion News Network.
The former presidential candidate and Senator asks the crowd if Osama Bin Laden is doing better than four years ago.
In one of the most touching moments in recent convention history, the former Congresswomen from Arizona lead the Democratic convention in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Vice President wiped away tears as his son Beau, the Attorney General of Delaware officially place his name for nomination as Vice President at the Democratic convention.
A zinger from his speech in Charlotte.
Says he needs more time to get the country back on track. Makingthe election a referendum on important policy questions.
The Congressman implies that Mitt Romney would take America back to pre-Civil Rights era policies in his speech to the Democratic convention.
Hundreds line up outside the convention center.
The former president sees shades of 1996, but selling an improvement is difficult politics. "That was him. That was President Clinton talking," says Messina.
The former Republican turned independent former Governor will speak in support of Barack Obama at the DNC.
Just how Obama wanted it to.
Delegate group-sex and Republicans seeking Democrats. "How about a little bipartisanship, ladies?"
An itinerary for the president's most effective supporter.
Barbara Mikulski needs a keylock.
Clinton took care of the past.
The typically careful governor of New York gives a rare partisan address to delegates. Now everyone thinks he's running for president.
The Congressman told MSNBC's Alex Wagner that it is now up to Obama to "explain his vision" to the country with a big speech tonight at the DNC.
He speaks, she smiles. During a State Department stop in East Timor, Hillary beams with pride as she watches her husband do his thing last night at the DNC.
And the president will talk about Israel tonight in his speech, Schumer says.
Did he just win the election for Barack Obama?
The Utah delegation used their vote in the roll call of the states to take aim at Mitt Romney's Olympics and make a "we built that joke."
The actress represented Tennessee in the roll call of the states which officially nominated Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination.
The former president ad-libbed a pretty harsh swipe at Paul Ryan during his speech at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton was talking about Ryan's attack on President Obama for cutting money from Medicare, even though Ryan's budget proposal would eliminate the same amount from Medicare, then improvised this zinger.
Republican consultant Alex Castellanos says Clinton speech "will be the moment that probably reelected Barack Obama." Lock the doors, he says.
Barry Goldwater's granddaughter didn't give her best performance at the roll call of the states nominating President Obama.
A surprise walk-on by the current POTUS following the speech of the former POTUS leads to a hug out.
All of the fabbest and drabbest looks of the DNC! Check 'em out.
The DREAM Act advocate spoke briefly at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night in support of President Obama's policies to allow some young illegal immigrants who would have been eligible for the DREAM Act to stay in the US.
Democrats apparently distribute more credentials than people can fit inside. Fire marshal temporarily shuts down access to the Time Warner Center.
Last night was about Swiss banking. Tonight it's all Bain.
On CNN, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said that God and Jerusalem were left out of the DNC platform because the platform was "many pages long."
"It was an insult to [DC] personally that our congresswoman wasn’t invited to speak," top delegate says of speaking snub for Holmes Norton. Worse seats than Guam.
He answers the question many Democrats have been evading.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, who brought you the "sugar-coated satan sandwich" abandons his prepared speech to deliver a fiery call to action.
It’s Michelle’s world, and we’re just living in it. On day two of the convention, FLOTUS addresses blacks, Hispanics, and gays.
Okay, nobody move or blink.
Some found out on Twitter, others still didn't know this afternoon "I could organize this thing better than some of these people did."
I asked 30 DNC delegates from around the country to describe Mitt Romney in 3 words. Here's what they said. Also, add your own in the comments if you'd like.
The outspoken economist's parent represents deep-red Abilene." Prairie Dog Democrats.
The Democratic National Convention moved the President's Thursday night nomination speech indoors because of a threat of rain. The President has campaigned in the rain in the past.
It took 26 minutes, garnered 28,000 tweets per minute, and included 29 mentions of Barack.
Warren's big speech to the DNC prompts a visit and video response.
Connolly jabs "cranky malcontents of a certain complexion." Davis: "Democrats are really struggling with their word choices."
Venue change short-changes Obama supporters. They'll get a conference call with Obama tomorrow.
Rallying the base and appealing to the center. A switch when primetime hits.
The Massachusetts Governor gave a fiery speech at the DNC in defense of the President.
Easy misunderstanding. You know, because there's no one else with that last name.
The President took in his wife's address to the DNC with his two daughters.
I can't even.
A Democratic star was born on the DNC's opening night.
Host Kevin Hart says he's bigger than the President: "How does it feel to outdraw Barack Obama? I do it all the time." The VMAs go head-to-head with the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.
The former Governor of Ohio uses a verse from Matthew to hit Mitt Romney for keeping some of his money in offshore bank accounts.
Ohio's Strickland raies the volume.
The Parent Trap-style mini-scandal helped sink Castro's 2005 campaign for mayor. Are we sure it's not Joaquin out there tonight?
She's fired up and ready to go!
They support Obama — but paid for buses that brought protesters to both conventions. Labor official says they didn't mean to. "Arrest Barack!"
Harry Reid rallies a minority with in a minority. "I wish Mitt Romney would stop talking about his religion!"
The Newark mayor hits back at the Republican argument on taxes.
A provocative line in a DNC video. UPDATE: Obama campaign disclaims.
A racially charged moment outside the convention. Protesters camped out on a street corner, closer than they ever made it in Tampa.
The 2012 platform often mentions Republicans and Mitt Romney, a change from 2008. More mentions of jobs and the middle class, but also more mentions of Bin Laden and abortion.
Consigning a controversial phrase to history.
"This is about women's health. They're coming after us."
After California Democratic chair gets a "pre-scheduled root canal," a Kansas delegate goes there. "It's like Hitler said."
Movie lobbyist calls Paul's Internet plan "dangerous."
"Like much of America." Also: "Ted Kennedy changed my life."
The keeper of the Obama flame, or the "night stalker"? "I'm literally so late."
Reminder: we let teenagers vote in the U.S.
At least he got to humiliate the bartender on live television.
Fox News really knows how to transition to a commercial break.
“Charlotte wouldn’t have been our choice as a city." Lee Saunders beats the hell out of a chair.
The MSNBC host told his colleague Andrea Mitchell, "That's the goal. You're laughing because you know it's all true. You don't have to say it. I am."
“They don’t know when the factory closes, they don’t know how fast they run," top female Democrat says.
Could the DNC be Chelsea Clinton's coming out party? Rumors swirl.
Maryland Rep. Van Hollen, the party's top budgeteer, gets a prime time speaking slot to hammer Ryan's budget plan. Democrats want to keep Ryan boxed into the House.
This hilarious video, picked up on an online streaming service, shows NBC interns sitting in for a run through while awkwardly discussing Batman. "I am Chuck Todd" has a great chance to be THE catchphrase at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week.
“He’ll always be mayor. He’s Mayor for Life,” one convention goer exclaims of DC's former mayor. “The Republicans offer no hope, no direction that’s particularly helpful to us, particularly African Americans,” says Barry.
All other major addresses have been vetted.
But campaign won't call on him to resign after comparing Paul Ryan to Nazi.