Democratic National Convention
There were DNC watch parties across the region last night, when President Obama formally accepted the Democrat’s nomination for president.
Joe Biden stepped forward Thursday as Barack Obama’s chief character witness, link to middle class voters and potentially the most biting critic of Republican rival Mitt Romney.
Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.
Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!
Chris reviews the speeches from last night’s Democratic National Convention by Bill Clinton, Sandra Fluke, and Elizabeth Warren. He talks to former Governor of New Hampshire John Sununu and CBS 3′s Chris May to get their analysis. He also reads a piece from Archbishop Charles Chaput calling for more religious freedom.
In the roar of the crowd, and the chaos of emotion, Bill Clinton delivered the speech of a lifetime, filled with tremendous emotion, and amazing clarity.
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.
Chris reviews Michelle Obama’s speech from the Democratic National Convention last night. He talks to CBS 3′s Chris May from Charlotte, WOGL’s Frank Lewis from Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Tom McGrath of the Philly Post and Larry O’Connor of Breitbart TV.
The 2012 Democratic National Convention begins today, and there’s no question the Democrats have their work cut out for them.
Chris gets ready for the start of the Democratic National Convention with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on a special Tuesday edition of the Monday Morning Matchup. He also talks to CBS 3′s Chris May in Charlotte covering the convention all week, reviews the Made in America concert from the weekend and chats with Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel.
Day one: Michelle Obama speaks tonight and Pennsylvania delegates have their first breakfast.
A communications class at the University of Pennsylvania has an unusual requirement: Students must attend the Republican or Democratic national conventions.
Romney was very heavy on the Obama attacks, heavier on autobiography and still light on the details of his recovery program, but it was a speech filled with Americana from its story of family roots, building businesses and family pride.
CBS 3 Anchor Chris May will be co-anchoring Eyewitness News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. live from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida and again from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.