Democratic National Convention

Bill O’Reilly Defends Controversial Slavery Comments

Bill O’Reilly tonight defended his controversial declaration that slaves who built the White House were “well-fed and had decent lodgings,” claiming he is being unfairly attacked by “smear merchants.” The host of Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” made the comments Tuesday night in reference to first lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday,…

Why Chelsea Clinton’s Introduction of Hillary Tonight Matters

Chelsea Clinton may be a former first daughter, but she’ll be the second daughter to introduce her parent as a presidential candidate in the past week. Ivanka Trump, who Chelsea Clinton was reportedly close with, was also picked to give the speech immediately preceding her father when he accepted the Republican presidential nomination in Cleveland last week. When Clinton takes…

What You Need to Know About the Last Day of the DNC

It’s the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and the spotlight is on Hillary Clinton. ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos breaks down the top stories unfolding on Clinton’s big night. Clinton Takes the Stage Clinton will formally accept the Democratic presidential nomination tonight, marking her historic and triumphant rise in the Democratic Party. It will arguably be the biggest…

This Shirt Once ‘Offended’ Walmart

(CNN) – Twenty-one years ago, a Walmart store in Florida pulled shirts from its shelves, saying they were “offensive.” The shirts had a simple, empowering message: “Someday a woman will be PRESIDENT!” ABC Columbia mobile app users click here to watch. Categories: National News, Politics Tags: Democratic National Convention, DNC, Walmart

George Stephanopoulos: What You Need to Know About DNC Day 3

The Democratic National Convention has quickly swerved from turmoil to unity. Hillary Clinton made history last night when she became the first woman to secure the presidential nomination of a major U.S. party Tuesday night. Several prominent speakers will address the DNC tonight, including President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos previews the…

All About the Speechwriter Behind Michelle Obama’s Rousing DNC Address

First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech brought a divided Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton crowd together last night after she spoke out against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump without ever saying his name, addressing the Democratic National Convention forcefully and personally. While Michelle Obama plays a significant role in writing her own speeches, the White House acknowledged that she did receive…