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DNC 2012

DNC 2012

Liberal Journalist Criticizes MSNBC's Coverage Of The DNC

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."

Political Animals In The Wild At The DNC

Politicians, media figures and celebrities in their natural habitat...a political convention. I shot some candid (ie, terrible) photos of the famous and the powerful at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

The Democratic Convention By The Facebook Numbers

Obama has almost twice as many mentions as Romney. Romney beat One Direction; Lil Wayne beat Biden.

10 Hat Trends At The Democratic National Convention

Democrats affixed stuffed animal donkeys and Obama bobbleheads to their hats at the convention.

Who Was The Breakout Star Of The Democratic Convention?

Democrat convention-goers answer the question: Everyone from the Nun on the Bus to Tulsi Gabbard.

Jon Hamm And All The Other Celebrities At The DNC

Hollywood swarmed the DNC. But not Jon Voight! Remember, he was at the RNC .

Obama's Message Breaks Through In Swing State Newspapers

An emphasis on the path forward. Lukewarm reception to his speech from pundits doesn't make the headlines.

Cardinal Dolan Digs Democrats On Abortion Stance

"Those waiting to be born..." In closing benediction at the Democratic National Convention, New York's top Catholic chides Democrats.

The New Obama Gets Past Hope

His convention speech promises a fall campaign on policy as well as character. "The times have changed — and so have I."

The Democratic And Republican Conventions By The Twitter Numbers

Much more engagement on Twitter for the Democratic than the Republican convention, according to Twitter.

Obama Leaves Charlotte With A Strong Hand

A strong position despite a bad economy. “Romney would have to change the basic contours of the race to win,” says Jordan.

Joe Biden Literally Says "Literally" A Lot

And this is just from his DNC speech.

Artur Davis Unimpressed By Charlie Crist

The newly-converted Republican slams his DNC mirror image on . "I don't know the guy, but..."

Lindsay Lohan's Message To POTUS On Taxes

The actress takes to Twitter to weigh in on Obama's DNC speech. Say what now?

George Clooney Introduces Obama

The video that preceded the president at the Democratic National Convention.

Joe Biden: The Movie

Not from the Onion News Network.

John Kerry: "Ask Osama Bin Laden If He Is Better Off Than He Was Four Years Ago"

The former presidential candidate and Senator asks the crowd if Osama Bin Laden is doing better than four years ago.

Jennifer Granholm, En Fuego At The DNC

Looks like it's time to start watching her show on Current TV!

Gabby Giffords Leads The Democratic Convention In The Pledge Of Allegiance

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.

Joe Biden Wipes Away Tears As Son Nominates Him For Vice President, Calls Him His "Hero"

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.

John Kerry's Bin Laden Joke

A zinger from his speech in Charlotte.

Barney Frank Assails "Myth Romney"

Frank throws out the prepared text and delivers a brutal assault on the Republican nominee.

Obama To Offer Promises For Second Term In Convention Speech

Says he needs more time to get the country back on track. Makingthe election a referendum on important policy questions.

Congressman John Lewis: "I Don't Want To Go Back" To Pre-Civil Rights Policies

The Congressman implies that Mitt Romney would take America back to pre-Civil Rights era policies in his speech to the Democratic convention.

8 Famous Women Attending The DNC Finale

What are Scarlett Johansson and Kim Kardashian doing at a political convention?

Democrats Offer Overflow To Shut-Out Supporters

Hundreds line up outside the convention center.

Obama Campaign Won't Join Clinton In Hailing Recovery

The former president sees shades of 1996, but selling an improvement is difficult politics. "That was him. That was President Clinton talking," says Messina.

Charlie Crist Used To Attack Barack Obama....A Lot

The former Republican turned independent former Governor will speak in support of Barack Obama at the DNC.

Who Is Sandra Fluke?

You might want to use this in the comments section after you see CNN's chryon describing the women's reproductive rights activist.

14 Most Important Sex Ads Of The Democratic National Convention

Delegate group-sex and Republicans seeking Democrats. "How about a little bipartisanship, ladies?"

Clinton To Tour Midwest For Obama

An itinerary for the president's most effective supporter.

The Democratic Platform In 15 Songs

Beyoncé's music can summarize two different policy points!

Senator Goes On Pocket Tweet Rampage

Barbara Mikulski needs a keylock.

Obama Will Look To The Future In Charlotte

Clinton took care of the past.

Lesbian Duo Stages Most Popular Counter-Protest At DNC

Bria and Chrissy, who bill themselves as the Lesbian Duo, sure do know how to steal the spotlight away from anti-abortion and anti-gay protesters. Here they are stopping traffic and riling street preachers in front of the convention center in Charlotte.

Andrew Cuomo Acts Like A Candidate In Charlotte

The typically careful governor of New York gives a rare partisan address to delegates. Now everyone thinks he's running for president.

Jim Clyburn: "Bill Clinton 'Splained It Very Well"

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.

Hillary Having A Moment With Bill

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.

Chuck Schumer: Israel Fight "Was A Mistake"

And the president will talk about Israel tonight in his speech, Schumer says.

Inside Bill Clinton's Epic Convention Speech

The former president's brought down the house with a speech twice as long as planned. He made a few changes from his prepared remarks: You can see the original speech in black below, with deletions in red and additions in blue.

17 Angriest Anti-Obama Signs From Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy movement camping out in Charlotte is no fan of President Obama or the Democrats, as proved by these protest signs (and a couple puppets).

50 Minutes Of Bill Clinton

Did he just win the election for Barack Obama?

Utah Delegate Makes "We Built That" Joke, Takes Olympic Dig At Romney While Nominating 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."

Ashley Judd Nominates President Obama For Tennessee

The actress represented Tennessee in the roll call of the states which officially nominated Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination.

Bill Clinton's Biggest Applause Line

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.

Former Romney Advisor: "This Convention Is Done"

Republican consultant Alex Castellanos says Clinton speech "will be the moment that probably reelected Barack Obama." Lock the doors, he says.

Things Could Have Gone Better For Arizona

Barry Goldwater's granddaughter didn't give her best performance at the roll call of the states nominating President Obama.

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