Posts tagged "democratic national convention"

The Soapbox: A Black Mom-in-Chief Is Revolutionary — What White Feminists Get Wrong About Michelle Obama

It does my heart good to see women of all races embrace Michelle Obama. It is too rare indeed for a brown-skinned woman, a descendant of slaves, a product of…

Tami Winfrey-Harris | September 12, 2012 - 2:00 pm

ICYMI: President Obama’s 2012 Democratic National Convention Speech

You might have missed President Obama’s speech last night at the Democratic National Convention if you were watching the VMAs (and throwing things at the television when Rihanna and Chris

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2012 - 11:20 am

Sandra Fluke At The DNC: “It Easily Could Have Been Any One Of You”

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student who became a household name earlier this year when she spoke in front of Congress about access to affordable birth control — and was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 6, 2012 - 11:20 am

Bill Clinton Still Knows How To Knock Up A Room

I swear to Bubba, after Bill Clinton’s epic 50-or-so minute speech — the majority of which was off-prompter and went about 30 minutes longer than scheduled — at the second…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 6, 2012 - 7:00 am

Get The Look: Michelle Obama’s Awesome Blueish-Grey Nail Polish

And on a completely shallow note, Michelle Obama looked amazing in a Tracy Reese dress at last night’s Democratic National Convention — but it was her nail polish that caught…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 5, 2012 - 7:30 am

5 Significant Speeches From The First Night Of The Democratic National Convention

Did you watch the televised coverage of the first night of the Democratic National Convention? I did! Now, full disclosure, though I’m sure you guys already know this — I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 5, 2012 - 7:00 am

President Obama And The Girls Watch Michelle Obama Nail Convention Speech

The look on President Obama’s face as he and his daughters watch First Lady Michelle Obama deliver her speech (which she wrote!) at the Democratic National Convention tonight says it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 4, 2012 - 11:46 pm

Dems Want Betty White To Counter Clint Eastwood

Democratic activists are trying to draft a convention speaker even older than surprise Republican speaker Clint Eastwood. A social media campaign has been launched to bring Betty White, the last surviving…

Newser | September 4, 2012 - 1:10 pm

Gay Rights, Planned Parenthood On Agenda At Democratic National Convention

Next month the Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Democratic delegates will nominate President Barack Obama for their candidate. Such events are not just about…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Fashion Throwdown: Cindy McCain vs. Michelle Obama

Cindy McCain has been getting a great deal of attention for an outfit she wore to the Republican National Convention, which cost $300,000. Since, McCain and Michelle Obama make different,…

Annika Harris | September 8, 2008 - 3:20 pm

Soundtrack To The DNC: Hillary Clinton’s Dream Playlist

Politicians aren’t exactly known for having musical taste, but you would expect the people who throw big events like, I dunno, the Democratic National Convention, would do a better job…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 28, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The Accidental Mouth Kiss: Haven’t We All Been There?

During last night’s surprise appearance by Barack Obama at the third night of the Democratic National Convention, we totally did a double-take when we saw the dashing Senator…

Leigh Raines | August 28, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Hillary Clinton Thanks Her Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pantsuits And Urges Them To Keep Going

Full-disclosure: I did not vote for Hillary Clinton, for a variety of reasons, none of which I’ll get into here. But as a female, I was happy to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 27, 2008 - 1:45 pm

The Bathroom Situation At The 2008 Democratic National Convention

The city of Denver’s official website says there are about 50,000 people attending the 2008 Democratic National Convention, including delegates, visitors, politicians and media. That’s a whole lot of people.

Catherine Strawn | August 27, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Quickies!: Jennifer Hudson To Sing Anthem At DNC

Jennifer Hudson will sing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. [Pop Eater]
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Annika Harris | August 26, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Michelle Obama At The DNC: What Are Your Hopes For Your Daughters?

Last night Michelle Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention and gave what I found to be an extremely inspiring speech — I especially appreciated that she didn’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Political Conventions And Call Girls

Cities benefit big time when they host major events like the Olympics. The upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions are two such happenings that will bring in money to more…

Catherine Strawn | August 22, 2008 - 7:30 pm