Democratic National Convention

House speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic party still has to work to unite voters divided by the primary. Hillary Clinton says she backs Barack Obama, but acknowledges her delegates still want to vote for their choice. Two political observers talk about the remaining divisions in the party, including women who still want to cast their votes for Senator Clinton. (Midmorning, 08/25/2008)
Just like the DNC, Meditate 08! brings in high-profile speakers to inspire attendees. But instead of roaring cheers, the sign of approval here is contemplative silence. (08/25/2008)
David Gilbert-Pederson is only 17 right now, though he'll be old enough to vote this year... just barely. (08/25/2008)
Ailing Sen. Edward M. Kennedy prepared to attend, and possibly speak at, the opening of the Democratic National Convention on Monday. (08/25/2008)
Minnesota's delegates to the Democratic National Convention got a pep talk this morning from the state's top party leaders. (08/25/2008)
News Cut blogger Bob Collins is in Denver, covering the Democratic National Convention, and giving us his behind-the-scenes look at what's going on there. (08/25/2008)
The day before the opening of the Democratic National Convention, party leaders and activists were both busy preparing for the first day of the Convention in Denver. (08/25/2008)
On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama said Sunday he hoped a week of political speechmaking would persuade reluctant middle-class voters to swing behind his bid for the White House. (08/24/2008)
Among the cheering masses when Barack Obama accepts his party's nomination this week will be the 109 members of Minnesota's Democratic National Convention delegation. (08/24/2008)
Barack Obama's road to Denver and the Democratic nomination ran through Eau Claire, Wis., yesterday. (08/24/2008)
Democratic delegates from Michigan and Florida were awarded full voting rights at the national convention Sunday, despite holding early primaries against party rules. (08/24/2008)
About 200 anti-war demonstrators have gathered outside the Colorado state Capitol for a rally before marching through downtown Denver on the eve of the Democratic National Convention. (08/24/2008)
Midmorning previews the 2008 Democratic National Convention from the Pepsi Center in Denver, where the event will take place all this week. Sen. Barack Obama will accept the party's nomination for president on Thursday night. (Midmorning, 08/22/2008)
The media and Democratic party supporters are eagerly anticipating Barack Obama's vice presidential pick. Midmorning looks at the options, and what kind of message Obama's selection will send. (Midmorning, 08/22/2008)
Corporations and trade organizations will spend tens of millions of dollars to get their messages heard during the Republican National Convention here and at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. (08/13/2008)


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