18,180Sep 4, 2012
2012 Democratic National Convention, Day One
The first night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included presentation of the party platform for a final vote by delegates. Speakers included former President Jimmy Carter, who spoke ...
13,768Aug 26, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 2
The second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, focused on economic issues, providing help to working Americans, and Senator Barack Obama’s vision ...
12,334Aug 27, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 3
The third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, focused on military, security, and foreign policy issues. Senator Barack Obama was nominated by ...
11,729Jul 27, 2004
2004 Obama Keynote Speech
On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, State Senator Barack Obama gave the keynote speech in which he talked about his background, the goals and ...
8,645Jul 27, 2004
2004 Democratic National Convention, Day 2 Evening
On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders, former presidential candidates and others spoke about Senator John Kerry’s candidacy and building on the ...
7,702Aug 25, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 1
The opening day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado focused on Senator Barack Obama’s background, experience, character, and vision for ...
7,361Aug 28, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 4
The final day of the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado, had a theme of change. Events included the reading of party resolutions, and tributes to ...
7,323Aug 24, 2008
As a prelude to the opening of the Democratic National Convention, religious leaders led an interfaith service for delegates in the convention center. Bishop Charles E. Blake, West Angeles ...
6,820Sep 5, 2012
Democratic National Convention, Day Two
Activities at the second day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included official nomination of the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates and a roll call vote of the ...
6,794Aug 11, 2012
National Convention Platform Committee Meeting
The Democratic Platform Committee considered and adopted the platform for the Democratic Party Convention. Every four years, the Democratic National Convention adopts a new national platform ...
6,753Sep 6, 2012
Democratic National Convention, Day Three
Day three of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included acceptance speeches from President Obama and Vice President Biden. Prior to the opening gavel several speakers from North Carolina ...
4,872Jul 16, 1992
Clinton 1992 Acceptance Speech
Gov. Bill Clinton defined himself and his party’s agenda in his acceptance speech on the final night of the 1992 Democratic National Convention. He called himself a product of ...
3,585Aug 17, 2000
Democratic National Convention Day 4 Evening
Participants highlighted the life and career of Vice President Gore and spoke about his qualifications for the presidency as well as his visions for America. Vice President Gore then accepted ...
3,396Jul 18, 1988
Ann Richards 1988 Keynote Address
At the 1988 National Democratic Convention, Ms. Richards delivered a speech as the Keynote speaker.
3,173Aug 11, 1980
Senator Edward Kennedy 1980 Convention Speech
At the 1980 Democratic Convention, Senator Kennedy delivered a speech stressing party unity and the problems of the nation. He said to his supporters, “for all those whose cares have been ...
2,983Sep 8, 2010
Democratic Party Election Campaign
Former Governor Kaine (D-VA) and Governor Rendell (D-PA) spoke about the Democratic Party agenda and strategy for the 2010 midterm elections. They also strongly criticized Republicans for being ...
2,861Jul 20, 1988
Dukakis Nomination as Presidential Candidate
At the 1988 National Democratic Convention, Mr. Clinton nominated Michael Dukakis as the Democratic presidential candidate.
2,839Jul 28, 2012
Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Meeting, Day 2
The Democratic National Committee Platform Drafting Committee met to determine its 2012 platform recommendations. On day two of the proceedings, dozens of witnesses spoke about various issues ...
2,361Nov 8, 2006
Democratic Election Reaction
Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean spoke about the results of the previous day’s midterm election, and the likely impact of Democratic control in the House on the legislative ...
2,016Jul 26, 2004
Democratic National Convention, Day 1 Evening
On the opening day of the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders spoke about Senator John Kerry’s qualifications and ability to be a great president. Speakers ...
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