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The highlight of the second day of the Democratic National Convention was a sentimental and anecdotal speech by former President Bill [...]

Bill Clinton’s Epic Closing Argument for Choosing Hillary

In a 45-minute speech that closed out the second night of the Democratic National Convention, former president Bill Clinton recounted Hillary Clinton’s long record of public service to make a case for why voters should cast their vote for the former Secretary of State. Beginning wit [...]

Tuesday Night DNC: Clinton Time

I just tuned on the TV for the first time today. I caught the last part of Madeline Albright and thought she was terrific. I purposely waited until certain mothers were finished. Now it's time for Bill Clinton. “In the spring of 1971, I… [[ This is a content summary only [...]

The last time Bill Clinton didn’t speak at a Democratic convention, the Democrats nominated Walter Mondale and got clobbere [...]

The three biggest moments of tonight’s Convention festivities

In chronological order, the three moments that made tonight: 1. Bernie Sanders moves to nominate Hillary Clinton by acclamation  By the end of the primary process, my frustration with Bernie Sanders was clear. “From now on,” I thought, “I’m going to call every sore loser a ‘Bernie Sanders [...]

The three biggest moments of the Democratic Convention’s second night

In chronological order, the three moments that made tonight: 1. Bernie Sanders moves to nominate Hillary Clinton by acclamation  By the end of the primary process, my frustration with Bernie Sanders was clear. “From now on,” I thought, “I’m going to call every sore loser a ‘Bernie Sanders [...]

We’ve now officially passed the halfway point of the Democratic National Convention. Former president Bill Clinton was the  [...]

Let us begin with this. Before Geneva Reed-Veal — mother of Sandra Bland, 28 — ever said one word, there were people who had deci [...]

Open thread #8 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention

x .@BillClinton‘s shout out to @MichelleObama got many people on the convention floor on their feet. — Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) July 27, 2016 Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 · 2:45:19 AM +00:00 · Hunter x Bill C [...]

How vulnerable is Clinton to Sanders voter defections?

A chief goal for Democrats’ convention this week is to unify supporters of losing primary hopeful Bernie Sanders around Hillary Clinton heading into the fall campaign, a challenge that got off to a difficult start when Sanders backers repeatedly booed Clinton’s name during the day o [...]

The powerful moment when Mothers of the Black Lives Matter Movement took the stage at the DNC

If you missed this piece of the Democratic convention Tuesday, take a few minutes and watch both the “Mothers of the Movement” video and the powerful moment when the mothers who have tragically lost their children joined each other stage.    x YouTube Video Head below for their moment on [...]

Open thread #7 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention

Bill is killing it. Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 · 2:26:36 AM +00:00 · kos Bill: Hillary started the first legal aid clinic in northwest Arkansas. Jesus, this woman did more in her first 25 years than I’ve done in all of [...]

There are some things in politics that are legend, whether they’re true or not. That former Vermont governor Howard Dean’ [...]

‘Bernie Or Bust’ Holdouts Resort To Strange, Racially Tone Deaf Tactics

Yikes. The post ‘Bernie Or Bust’ Holdouts Resort To Strange, Racially Tone Deaf Tactics appeared first on ThinkProgress. Go to Source : ‘Bernie Or Bust’ Holdouts Resort To Strange, Racially Tone Deaf Tactics

Donald Trump’s wrestleresque entrance at last week’s Republican National Convention sure was memorable. In fact, we at Th [...]

Open thread #6 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention

x Madeleine Albright: “Putin is eager to see Trump win” — Mark Murray (@mmurraypolitics) July 27, 2016 Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 · 2:07:07 AM +00:00 · kos Video is introducing Bill Clinton just in case y [...]

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, longtime friend to both Bill and Hillary Clinton, got crosswise with another powerful Clinton friend w [...]

US has 'high confidence' Russia behind DNC hack: report

 U.S. intelligence officials have “high confidence” that the Russian government was responsible for a major hack that stole of a trove of emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), according The New York Times.  Intelligence… Go to Source : US has 'high confidence [...]

O’Reilly Asked Trump A Simple Question About The Minimum Wage. His Response Was Totally Incoherent.

Trump also portrayed the GOP brand in a negative light. The post O’Reilly Asked Trump A Simple Question About The Minimum Wage. His Response Was Totally Incoherent. appeared first on ThinkProgress. Go to Source : O’Reilly Asked Trump A Simple Question About The Minimum Wage. His Response  [...]

Open thread #5 on Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention

x It was like Howard Dean relented and decided to just play Freebird — DENALI (@timothypmurphy) July 27, 2016 Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 · 1:44:26 AM +00:00 · Barbara Morrill Lead-in to Albright speech is fantastic v [...]