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Day 3 at the Democratic Convention

Summary PHILADELPHIA — The president headlined the night’s speeches, and a few of his boasts of his record headline our fact-checking report: President Barack Obama claimed that under his administration, “we finally began to wean ourselves off foreign oil,” but dependen [...]

Barack Obama is a basketball fan. He knows that there are times when you run an isolation play, crowding four of your players on  [...]

The highlight of the third day of the Democratic National Convention were speeches by President Obama, Vice President Biden and v [...]

Obama Has Given a Lot of Speeches. Tonight’s Might Just Be His Best.

President Barack Obama gave his final Democratic convention speech as president on Wednesday night in Philadelphia. He brought the crowd to their feet with his evisceration of Donald Trump and a rousing defense of Hillary Clinton as the right person to carry on his legacy. Obama began by [...]

Obama Debunks Trump’s Politics Of Fear

“He’s betting that if he scares enough people, he might score just enough votes to win this election.” The post Obama Debunks Trump’s Politics Of Fear appeared first on ThinkProgress. Go to Source : Obama Debunks Trump’s Politics Of Fear

Obama Explains Why A Changing America Terrifies Donald Trump

“They tell voters there’s a real America out there that must be restored.” The post Obama Explains Why A Changing America Terrifies Donald Trump appeared first on ThinkProgress. Go to Source : Obama Explains Why A Changing America Terrifies Donald Trump

47th Democratic National Convention— night 3 nightcap

The speakers on Monday night were better than any night of the RNC. The speakers on Tuesday night were better than any night of the RNC. The speakers tonight … they may have been better than any night of the RNC or the DNC. Sure. Michelle Obama’s speech on Monday was luminous. And Bernie  [...]

My 17-Word Democratic Convention Speech Roundup

Tonight’s speech roundup: Michael Bloomberg: Trump is a con man. Tim Kaine: Trump is a liar. Joe Biden: Trump is a sociopath. Barack Obama: Trump is an asshole. Decisions, decisions. Who’s right? Whatever else you think of it, the Democratic convention sure has had a strong  [...]

Weds Night DNC: The "Dangerous Demagogue" vs the Qualified Woman Who Never Quits

Update: Obama knocked it out of the park at the end. So forceful, uplifting, genuine… and Here’s Hillary! With Stevie Wonder’s “Signed Sealed, Delivered” playing the background, the two of them make an amazing sight. I think Bill Clinton is so… [[ This  [...]

Below is the complete text of vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine’s speech, delivered shortly after accepting the nominati [...]

Open thread #10 on Day 3 of the 47th Democratic National Convention

x That moment when @realDonaldTrump realizes people are calling him a ‘demagogue’ and not a ‘demigod.’ #DemConvention — Jill Biden (@JillBidenVeep) July 28, 2016 x A lot of weeping in the hall as Obama moves to farewell.  #DemsInPhilly — Robert Borosag [...]

The third night of the Democratic National Convention featured a number of heavy hitters within the party including President Obama,  [...]

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination Wednesday in Philadelphia. He used his speech to appease the  [...]

President Obama tells Democratic delegates about Donald Trump: Don’t boo. Vote.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 · 3:25:17 AM +00:00 · Susan Gardner Compare Obama’s tone with last week … Obama: we can find common ground! GOP convention: Lock her up and hang her high! Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 · 3:26:07 AM +00:00 · kos Nice shoutout: “So if you agree that there’s t [...]

Wednesday Night DNC: The "Dangerous Demagogue"

Update: It’s Obama time. After that horribly weak and depressing introductory video, I hope he reverses the tone and has something inspiring to say. I wanted to miss Joe Biden so I was late tuning in to the DNC. Tim Kaine starts off very boring…. [[ This is a content summary o [...]

Below are President Obama’s prepared remarks for the Democratic national convention Wednesday night.  Remarks by the President  [...]

President Obama: ‘We’re not done perfecting our union’

x We brought nearly 200 nations together to forge a #climate agreement that will protect our children – Obama at #DemsInPhilly #ParisAgreement — Christopher N. Fox (@ChristopherNFox) July 28, 2016 Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 · 3:07:11 AM +00:00 · kos Contrasting to Republicans: [...]

Michael Bloomberg on Trump: "I Know a Con When I See One"

The Democratic Party gave a prime time speaking slot to former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg at the party’s convention Wednesday night for one reason: He is the perfect foil to Donald Trump. When the billionaire took the stage at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, he became [...]

As my colleague Aaron Blake wrote shortly after Hillary Clinton picked Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) to be her vice presidential pick, Kaine [...]

Joe Biden started his speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention by hailing Michelle Obama’s Monday speech as a loc [...]