Democratic Convention 2012
Full coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Weather worries move Obama speech indoors
Convention planners were hoping to pack the Bank of America stadium for President Obama's speech, but severe thunderstorms forecast for the evening forced them to move the event inside. CBS News' Byron Pitts reports.
Clinton makes a case for Obama
Former President Bill Clinton spoke for nearly an hour at the Democratic National Convention, with a speech that got a roaring reception from the delegates. CBS News' Nancy Cordes reports.
DNC's first night beats RNC's in TV ratings
Nielsen Co. said 26.2M watched DNC's first night, whereas 22.3M watch the RNC's first night; MSNBC performs well too
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords in Charlotte for DNC
The former congresswoman, who was wounded in a 2011 mass shooting and stepped down this year to focus on her recovery, joins the Democrats this week in Charlotte
Bill Clinton DNC speech analysis
The National Review's Jim Geraghty, Buzzfeed's Ben Smith, and The Huffington Post's Amanda Terkel joined CBS News political director John Dickerson to break down and analyze the key points from Bill Clinton's speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
DNC webcast: Bill Clinton speech reactions
On the second night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton electrified the audience with a comprehensive speech outlining why Americans should reelect President Obama. CBS News reports with analysis and interviews from Democratic Party advisor Terry McAuliffe, The National Review's Jim Geraghty, Buzzfeed's Ben Smith, and The Huffington Post's Amanda Terkel.
In Iowa, Ryan prebuts Clinton's DNC Speech
The vice presidential candidate predicts Clinton record will cast stain on Obama
Lightning threat forces Obama to change convention plans
Democrats are moving Obama's convention speech to a much smaller venue because of the threat of storms
Obama nudges Dems to add Israel, God to platform
After criticism from Mitt Romney and Republicans, the Democratic party platform was readjusted
Schieffer: The return of the great political speech
CBS News' chief Washington correspondent says powerful convention speeches seemed to be a dying art -- until the DNC keynote addresses Tuesday night
Democratic advisor: Bill Clinton helped make Obama "an easy choice"
Terry McAuliffe, political advisor for the Democratic Party, spoke with CBS News senior White House correspondent on how simply Bill Clinton was able to break down complex issues for the American voter during his speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Clinton: Ryan's Medicare attack "takes some brass"
While delivering the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton comments on Congressman Paul Ryan's attacks on President Obama's handling of Medicare, saying "it takes some brass to attack a guy for doing what you did."
Bill Clinton's Democratic National Convention speech
Former President Bill Clinton's full speech from the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina
Clinton: "Arithmetic" created surplus budgets
During his remarks at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Bill Clinton says when he gets asked how the country created surplus budgets under his presidency, the one-word answer he gives is "arithmetic."
Julian Castro: "Brain power is the new currency of success"
In an interview with Scott Pelley, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro addresses comments on his feelings regarding education's connection to business and says that he's "absolutely convinced that brain power is the new currency of success in the 21st century global economy."
Wendell Pierce: Bill Clinton DNC speech "a clarity of our agenda"
Actor Wendell Pierce spoke with Byron Pitts from the 2012 Democratic National Convention on his reaction from Bill Clinton's speech saying it "spoke to the sophistication of the voters that are out there."
DNC webcast: What will Bill Clinton bring to the party?
On the second night of speeches at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, CBS News interviews Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Dep. Obama for America campaign manager Stephanie Cutter, and Gov. Martin O'Malley to find out what former President Bill Clinton's highly anticipated speech will bring to President Obama's campaign and the Democratic Party.
Romney: Democratic platform shows party is 'extreme'
The Republican nominee for president talks about the ongoing Democratic convention and takes a couple digs at President Obama in television interviews on Wednesday
Warren: We don't run this country for corporations, we run it for people
Referring to a statement Mitt Romney made claiming corporations are people, Mass. Democratic Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren stated, "corporations are not people. People have hearts, they have kids, they get jobs, they get sick, they cry, they dance. They live, they love, and they die."
Obama joins Clinton on DNC stage
Following his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton was joined on stage - in a surprise appearance - by President Obama.
President Clinton touts benefits of Affordable Care Act
During his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton reviews the benefits already in place as a result of President Obama's health care law - the Affordable Care Act.
Wednesday night DNC speakers are prime GOP targets
The GOP is attacking Democrats for featuring Elizabeth Warren, Sandra Fluke and others at the Democratic convention Wednesday night
Clinton: U.S. better off now than when Obama took office
At the 2012 Democratic Convention in Charlotte, N.C., President Clinton makes the argument that while the America is still not where it wants to be, it's better off that when President Obama took office.
Gay rights in spotlight at Democratic convention
Democrats wholeheartedly embrace same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell" repeal for the first time at national convention
Clinton: GOP left Obama a "total mess" to clean up
During his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, President Clinton says the Republican's argument against Obama's re-election is "we [the GOP] left him a total mess, he hasn't cleaned it up fast enough, so fire him and put us back in."
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