Category Archives: DNC Convention Coverage

Full text of Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s speech at DNC

Our platform, crafted by Democrats, is not about partisanship but pragmatism, not about left or right, but about moving America and our economy forward. Our platform — and our President — stand firm in the conviction that America must continue to out-build, out-innovate and out-educate the world. This platform is a clear choice between economic… Read More »

2012 Democratic National Convention: Remarks by The Honorable James Clyburn, Assistant Democratic Leader and Member of the US House of Representatives, South Carolina

Good evening. At the 1960 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, John F. Kennedy accepted our party’s nomination saying, “We are not here to curse the darkness; we are here to light a candle.” More than half a century later, the same can be said here in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is a precept I… Read More »

Backstage at the Pepsi Convention Center

– From backstage now at the Pepsi Convention Center just after a power-packed Bill Clinton punch!!! The event at the Ritz Carlton was hot. Vote Hope seems to be a new organization which is forming to support multicultural candidates who run for office. Not bad, huh? During a cool little Ritz “box” lunch, coincidentally in… Read More »

DNC Convention Update

– All keeps moving like a fabulous, power party train headed to the destination of the Obama destination. When I last left you, I was headed to the convention floor after a few conference calls in the lounge at the Denver Sheraton fresh from the Pelosi-Clinton-Obama (Michelle) extravangza just finishing up moments in the ballroom… Read More »

The Emily’s List Gala

– Ah, it’s not easy doing deals, meeting with government officials regarding my upcoming Entertainment & Innovation Forum and assisting KPOO and documenting loads in this blog in our partnership with BPOTW, but I am holding it down! Just got out of what was clearly the “historical” event of the day. Don’t think the Denver… Read More »