Democratic National Convention

FULL TEXT: Michelle Obama’s 2016 Democratic National Convention Speech

Below is the full text of Michelle Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 25, 2016. MRS. OBAMA: Thank you all. (Applause.) Thank you so much. You know, it’s hard to believe that it has been eight years since I first came to this convention to talk with you about why I thought my husband should be…

5 Things to Watch for Day 2 of DNC

Democrats brought the drama to Pennsylvania and we’re only a day in. Big name political stars -— including Hillary Clinton’s former rival Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and First Lady Michelle Obama -— took the stage Monday, but it was the action on the floor that created the most fireworks. Reeling from the Fallout The Democratic convention did not get…

Convention Security Concerns Shift to Philadelphia

One convention down, one more to go. Thousands of police and federal agents who were in Cleveland last week for the Republican National Convention are now in Philadelphia for another week of long days and heightened vigilance. The recent attacks on police in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as the terrorist attack in Nice, France, are “certainly a…

What You Need to Know About DNC Day 1

Several storylines are already unfolding as the Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia today. ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos has it covered. First Day of the Convention Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has jumped six percentage points in a new CNN poll after his party’s convention in Cleveland last week, his highest support against Hillary Clinton since last September. Now, Clinton…

DNC Committee Chair Won’t Open Party Convention

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz won’t open her party’s national convention in Philadelphia today, an official confirmed to ABC News. The news comes one day after Wasserman Schultz announced she would resign from the post at the end of the convention amid the release of internal Democratic National Committee emails by WikiLeaks that appear to show party officials…

Michael Bloomberg to Endorse Hillary Clinton in DNC Speech

Michael Bloomberg will endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime time address at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday, two Bloomberg advisers tell ABC News. Longtime Bloomberg adviser Stu Loeser tells ABC News the former New York City mayor will speak Wednesday in Philadelphia and endorse the former secretary of state. Another senior adviser to Bloomberg Howard Wolfson said in a statement:…