Tim Kaine—Democratic vice-presidential candidate, Virginia senator, and America’s New Dad—recently drew comparisons between Donald Trump’s suggestion that Russia hack Hillary Clinton’s email and the 1972 Watergate scandal.
Earlier this month, Philadelphia organizer and Pennsylvania Bernie Sanders delegate Gwen Snyder told Jezebel that she had been sexually assaulted by a fellow delegate during the Democratic National Convention. Frustrated by the convention’s lack of clear guidelines for handling sexual assault between the delegates and…
This year’s Democratic Party Platform has been described as one the most progressive ever produced, particularly on the issue of sexual assault. “Democrats,” the platform states, “are committed to ending the scourge of violence against women wherever it occurs —whether in our homes, streets, schools, military, or…
PHILADELPHIA — On Thursday night, we joined thousands and thousands of people in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Arena to watch Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic party’s nomination.
Tonight at the DNC, hands will be held and feelings will be felt. Prepare yourselves accordingly.
PHILADELPHIA — It is day three of the Democratic Convention, and I have still not found Lincoln Chafee. It has come to my attention that perhaps this is because he is in Rio.
“You don’t stop being a parent when your child dies,” Lucia McBath, one of the Mothers of the Movement said at the Democratic National Convention last night. “I am still Jordan Davis’s mother. His life ended the day he was shot and killed for playing loud music. But my job as his mother didn’t.”
The mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, began the roll call at the Democratic National Convention earlier today by saying, “Are we ready to make history?” Rawlings-Blake was referring to the official nomination of Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become the presidential candidate of a major party.
PHILADELPHIA — I have been at the Democratic National Convention for over 24 hours, and still can’t seem to find Lincoln Chafee. Where is he?
PHILADELPHIA — “All your sins are forgiven!” Jesus informed me at a “Bernie or Bust” rally in front of Philadelphia’s City Hall. His robe was a little warm, he said. “I bought it at a Muslim store.”
“Our motto is, when they go low, we go high,” Michelle Obama said in her speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night, a vivid, emotional, expertly delivered endorsement of Hillary Clinton that somehow managed to—at least temporarily—wipe away the grime of cynicism and anger that have colored the past…
PHILADELPHIA — It’s day one of the Democratic National Convention, and everyone is here. Michelle Obama is here. Bernie Sanders is here. Every single reporter in the country is here. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is kind of here. But someone is missing. He has a center part, an amazing attitude, and my entire heart. His…
I guess this was as inevitable as it is ironic: Bernie Sanders supporters booed Bernie Sanders at a rally in Philadelphia Monday, after he told them it was time to work to elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine. In the video above, you can hear them booing quite a lot.
Welcome to ConBag, a daily roundup of gossip from the Democratic National Convention, which we are attending for four very sweaty days.
Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is set to have a very bad week in Philadelphia. It started early and in a uniquely humiliating fashion, when she got booed offstage at a Monday morning breakfast hosted by a delegation from Florida.
So much goes into planning a national party convention! You have to work out transportation and housing logistics with the host city. Prepare the venue(s). Develop a schedule of speakers and panelists. Field media requests. Beg celebrities to drop by. And coordinate an army of over 10,000 volunteers and DNC staffers,…
In an interview that aired Wednesday on C-SPAN, Sen. Bernie Sanders admitted, perhaps to himself, that his campaign was nearing its end.
The California Democratic primary is on June 7. If Bernie Sanders loses, he’ll trail Hillary Clinton by such a huge margin in both pledged and superdelegates that there will be virtually no way to make it up. But as Bernie made clear over the weekend, no, he is not going, pushing instead for probably the wildest…
Feeling stone hearted this morning, like your cold black heart can't possibly feel any more feelings? Are your eyes drier than a Kansas corn field? Here's a remedy for the drought on your face — former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords leading the DNC in the Pledge of Allegiance.