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Obama: Path Forward Not ‘Quick or Easy’

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Accepting the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama told voters they “face the clearest choice of any time in a generation” when they go to the polls this November — a “choice between two different paths for America.” President Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina […]

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Obama: Hard Road Will Lead to ‘Better Place’

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 10:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Accepting the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama told voters they “face the clearest choice of any time in a generation” when they go to the polls this November — a “choice between two different paths for America.” President Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina […]

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Obama: Hard Road Will Lead to ‘Better Place’

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 9:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to tell voters they “face the clearest choice of any time in a generation” when they go to the polls this November, asking them to choose between two different paths for America. In excerpts released in advance of Mr. Obama’s acceptance speech , Mr. Obama says “I won’t pretend the […]

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Former US Representative Giffords Leads Pledge of Allegiance at DNC

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led the Pledge of Allegiance in an emotional moment at the Democratic National Convention Thursday evening, more than a year and a half after she was shot in the head during a public appearance in her home state of Arizona. Giffords received resounding cheers and a standing ovation as she […]

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Former US Representative Giffords Leads Pledge of Allegiance at DNC

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords led the pledge of allegiance in an emotional moment at the Democratic National Convention Thursday evening, more than a year and a half after she was shot in the head during a public appearance in her home state of Arizona. Giffords received resounding cheers and a standing ovation as she […]

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Obama: Hard Road Will Lead to ‘Better Place’

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to tell voters they “face the clearest choice of any time in a generation” when they go to the polls this November, asking them to choose between two different paths for America. In excerpts released in advance of Mr. Obama’s acceptance speech , Mr. Obama says “I won’t pretend the […]

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Obama: Hard Road Will Lead to ‘Better Place’

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama plans to tell voters they “face the clearest choice of any time in a generation” when they go to the polls this November, asking them to choose between two different paths for America. In excerpts released in advance of Mr. Obama’s acceptance speech , Mr. Obama says “I won’t pretend the […]

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US Congressman and Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis Featured at DNC

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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One of the most passionate speakers at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night was African-American U.S. Congressman John Lewis of the southern state of Georgia, a leader of the nation’s civil rights movement. Born in 1940 in rural Alabama, Lewis grew up on his family’s farm and attended segregated public schools. He became active in […]

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African American Trailblazer Harvey Gantt Addresses Democratic National Convention

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Before U.S. President Barack Obama speaks Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and viewers heard from a man who once inspired him — the city’s first African-American mayor Harvey Gantt. Born in South Carolina in 1943, Gantt became the first African American admitted to an all-white college in the […]

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VP Biden to Address Democratic National Convention

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Before President Barack Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention , U.S. voters will hear from Vice President Joe Biden. Four years ago, many Democrats saw then-Senator Biden as the voice of experience on a presidential ticket headed by the young Barack Obama. And supporters say the 69-year-old vice president has excelled in […]

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