The Democratic Convention is in the books, and now it is time to grade the speeches. Published September 10 2012
There were important things happening in Charlotte at the DNC, but that did not mean there were not some lighter touches as well. Published September 8 2012
Charlotte couldn't wait for the DNC so it could showcase the city. Now the question is whether or not it succeeded and the impressions it left to the world. Published September 7 2012
The DNC came to an end with rousing speeches by Joe Biden and Barack Obama. Now the task of getting re-elected begins, but for the moment, Democrats are optimistic. Published September 7 2012
Vice President Joe Biden gave a solid, heartfelt speech. President Obama delivered platitudes and class warfare without solutions. Published September 7 2012
For most of the day, the speakers and when they were speaking was kept under wraps, as though it were top secret information. Published September 6 2012
Last night of the DNC 2012 Convention features President Obama making his acceptance speech for a second term. Published September 6 2012
The long awaited DNC convention in Charlotte changed the city dramatically. Much of what took place throughout the week was unconventional. Published September 6 2012
Obama needs to do what Mitt Romney failed to do and which Obama has not done yet: explain his plan for the next four years. Published September 6 2012
Democrats could hardly wait to hear Bill Clinton speak at the DNC. He gave them the charge they wanted and they savored every minute. Published September 6 2012
Those lucky enough to watch the NFL matchup between the Cowboys and Giants were spared Sandra Fluke and Elizabeth Warren. Meanwhile, Bill Clinton is still speaking. Published September 6 2012
Some of the media have comlained about the lack of stories at the DNC in Charlotte. Tuesday actually produced several things to write about. Published September 5 2012
“Americans Coming Together” is the theme of the Democratic National Convention. Published September 5 2012
President Obama is good, a crackerjack speaker, and he can rouse a crowd, but only Bill Clinton can feel our pain. Published September 5 2012
DNC 2012 Charlotte has Julian Castro trying to mix Marco Rubio and Fidel Castro. Then First Lady Michelle Obama gave a Seinfeld speech about nothing. She loves her husband and big government. Published September 5 2012
Schedule for Tuesday, September 4 from the Democratic National Convention. Published September 4 2012
Michelle Obama, the wife of President Obama, like Ann Romney did for her husband Mitt Romney at the Republican Convention, will personalize her husband’s story. Published September 4 2012
President Obama's renomination speech will be the same recycled blather Americans have heard for the last several years. Here is an advance copy of his predictable remarks. Published September 3 2012
There is a huge party going on in Charlotte with a pre-convention celebration for the DNC. The problem is getting to it. Published September 3 2012
The 2012 Democratic Victimhood Convention in Charlotte will feature wealthy liberals bashing conservatives. This will be the anti-Republican Convention. Published September 2 2012
From the floor and from the news room, from the left and from the right, Communities writers Bob Taylor, Eric Golub and Catherine Poe, to name a few, highlight the news and opinion from Charlotte.Read More
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