October 22, 2012 The opposition to the Vietnam War was young, unconventional, countercultural and suspicious of government. McGovern himself was none of these things. At the time of his presidential nomination in 1972, the two-term Democratic senator was a decorated World War II veteran who had spent most of his adult life in politics.
September 9, 2012 If you grew up in a bilingual Hispanic household, listening to the Democratic and Republican conventions may have sounded a lot like home. In this year's presidential election, Latinos are a major voting bloc — and Spanish is getting its close-up.
September 6, 2012 A classic Bill Clinton speech, a defense of Obamacare from women and a platform distraction were highlights from the DNC in Charlotte.
September 5, 2012 Introducing language that declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel drew cheers and boos.
September 5, 2012 We asked a simple question of Democratic convention-goers: "We say Bill Clinton; you say?"
September 5, 2012 Her Jumbotron antics during her father's keynote address at the DNC, had some joking she should run in 2056.
September 5, 2012 The Obama campaign was hoping to make a splash with tens of thousands in a stadium, but they've scaled back plans because of weather.
September 5, 2012 Takeaways from the convention: "Mom in chief" takes a stand; Ted Kennedy video depicts Mitt Romney as a flip-flopper; defending President Obama's record.
September 4, 2012 Castro will become the first Latino to give the keynote at a Democratic convention, so the stakes are high for a relative unknown.
September 3, 2012 A new generation of immigration activists are flaunting their illegal status and are pushing reform as a human rights issue.
September 3, 2012 Barry explained that at a time when both political parties were all white, he picked the Democrats by happenstance.
September 3, 2012 Democrats promised to layout a road map for getting the economy back on track by building it "from the middle out" and not from the "top down."