- August 20, 2020
In a somber speech, former President Barack Obama warned that, in this election, American democracy is at stake.
- August 18, 2020
The DNC programming was designed to feel inclusive. The theme was “We the People,” and the evening began with the voices and pictures of young Americans from all walks of life singing. Soon they were replaced by a video of Americans working together, set to Bruce Springsteen’s “The Rising.” The evening’s events focused on America’s youth and its people of color.
- August 8, 2016Some say the Democrats flipped the script at last month's convention by recapturing the flag from Republicans. The thing is, writes Lynn Sherr, that stuff belongs to all of us.
- July 29, 2016The dilemma of worried journalists is whether to lay off Trump and normalize him or attack and provide more elitist fodder for his supporters.
- July 28, 2016With his last convention speech, the president forced pundits to acknowledge that Democrats are taking back an optimistic worldview.