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2012 Democratic Convention

2012 Democratic Convention

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  1. Rahm Emanuel Tapped to Raise Big Dollar Donations for Obama Super PAC

    2:31 pm PDT 09/05/2012
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    The brother of super agent Ari Emanuel is expected to call on Hollywood -- and other well-monied Dems -- for cash to defeat the Republicans. READ MORE

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  2. 'The Daily Show' Searches for a New Obama Slogan (Video)

    1:52 pm PDT 09/05/2012
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    Unhappy with the theme chosen by the president's campaign, John Oliver and Jason Jones search for a new catchphrase for Team Obama. READ MORE

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  3. 2012 Democratic Convention: Michelle Obama Follows DNC Speech With Human Rights Campaign Luncheon

    1:47 pm PDT 09/05/2012
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    The first lady was joined by Los Angeles Mayor and convention chairman Antonio Villaraigosa at the Wednesday event, where she encouraged attendees to "get to a battleground state" and help young people register to vote. READ MORE

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  4. Viewers Scatter, MSNBC Rises and Combined Audience Grows During DNC

    11:54 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    With Fox News Channel losing its RNC edge, cable's ratings returns are more evenly dispersed and fail to match broadcast competition in NBC. READ MORE

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  5. Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Kerry Washington to Speak at DNC

    11:14 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    The actresses are listed as following Foo Fighters on an itinerary for Thursday's convention lineup. READ MORE

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  6. 2012 Democratic Convention: Michelle Obama Scores Fashion Votes With Grey Nail Polish

    10:55 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    The First Lady accented her flattering Tracy Reese dress with the season's hottest hue. READ MORE

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  7. VMAs Won't Cut Into Obama's Speech on Thursday

    10:55 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    MTV's annual Video Music Awards will air from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET in order to end before the president’s speech from the DNC. READ MORE

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  8. Haim Saban Defends Obama's Stand on Israel

    10:42 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    In a New York Times op-ed piece, the media mogul says "his support for Israel’s security and well-being has been rock solid." READ MORE

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  9. TV Ratings: DNC Outpacing RNC as NBC Tops Broadcast Net Coverage

    9:00 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    Buoyed by appearances from first lady Michelle Obama and keynote speaker Julian Castro, the Democrats kick of their convention with slightly stronger numbers than Republicans' first night. READ MORE

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  10. 2012 Democratic Convention: Michelle Obama's Tracy Reese Dress Steals Spotlight

    8:20 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    The First Lady showed off her bold style, and famously toned arms, during Tuesday's speech in Charlotte. READ MORE

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  11. Invisible Obama: The Backlash for Mitt Romney and Clint Eastwood

    5:00 am PDT 09/05/2012
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    Insiders debate whether the actor-director's bizarre convention appearance hurt the GOP candidate, as Democratic fundraisers seize on speech to drum up contributions. READ MORE

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  12. MPAA's Chris Dodd Praises Democratic Party Platform on Intellectual Property

    10:34 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    The former Democratic senator also applauds the party's stance on Internet freedom, a week after similarly lauding the GOP's platform. READ MORE

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  13. 2012 Democratic Convention: What the Pundits Are Saying About Michelle Obama, Julian Castro

    10:07 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    The event kicked off Tuesday night in Charlotte, N.C., with a flurry of speeches including those from the First Lady and the mayor of San Antonio, who delivered the keynote address. READ MORE

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  14. 2012 Democratic Convention: Michelle Obama Receives Rapturous Response During Speech

    9:10 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    Commentators praise the First Lady and the Democrats' first day in North Carolina. READ MORE

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  15. 2012 Democratic Convention: What Hollywood Is Saying About Night 1

    9:06 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    Jamie Foxx, Eva Longoria and Gabrielle Union are among those weighing in on the events taking place in Charlotte, N.C. READ MORE

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  16. Jeff Bridges Performs at Both Democratic and Republican National Conventions

    3:29 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    The actor-turned-musician showed his bipartisan support for the No Kid Hungry program. READ MORE

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  17. Flo Rida on the DNC, Influencing Youth and Supporting Vets

    2:43 pm PDT 09/04/2012
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    The hip-hop superstar will perform at a Got Your 6 event, hosted by Eva Longoria, during the Charlotte convention. READ MORE

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  18. Obama Campaign Managers Say There Will Be No Chair References, 'Gimmicks' During Acceptance Speech

    10:26 am PDT 09/04/2012
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    Speaking during the Newsmakers Live panel at the Democratic National Convention, Stephanie Cutter and David Plouffe also admit that the president did not authorize "This Seat’s Taken" tweet. READ MORE

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  19. President Obama's Campaign Unveils 'Harold & Kumar' Commercial (Video)

    5:48 am PDT 09/04/2012
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    A jaded Kal Penn and John Cho star alongside the commander-in-chief in a new DNC spot. READ MORE

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  20. Post-Eastwood, Democrats Sticking to Celebrity Convention Plans (Analysis)

    9:04 pm PDT 09/03/2012
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    The Hollywood stars who are scheduled to attend the convention aren’t the sort likely to cause Eastwood-esque issues. READ MORE

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  21. President Obama Submits to 'Ask Me Anything' on Reddit

    1:36 pm PDT 08/29/2012
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    The commander in chief is taking live questions directly from Internet users, typing his responses himself. READ MORE

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