Democratic National Convention
Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks
Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.
What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.
Nixon doesn’t have a speaking role at the convention’s main stage.
Off to Charlotte we go.
Of the men at the top of the Republican ticket, Quinn said, “Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to take away the promise that makes Medicare Medicare.
Despite Claire McCaskill’s absence, the eyes of the nation are on the very tight U.S. Senate race.
“I’m sure his performance will not match his rhetoric at the convention,” says Henry Bayer, head of AFSCME Council 31.
It’s time for Charlotte to shine and just how good is organic food anyway?
The Illinois delegation bubbled with excitement four years ago. Now, says Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, the thrill is gone.
Democrats have now accepted Cardinal Dolan’s invitation which came soon after he agreed to praying at this week’s Republican National Convention.