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Democratic National Convention 2012

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Frames From The 2012 Political Conventions: DNC

Charlotte Leaders Ecstatic About Results Of DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For Charlotte, the party’s over. After a year of planning for the Democratic National Convention, delegates, journalists and even protesters have left North Carolina largest city.

CBS Charlotte–09/07/2012

President Barack Obama speaks on stage as he accepts the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Paul Ryan: ‘This Is Not Even Close To What A Recovery Looks Like’

His convention over, President Barack Obama ran smack into the harsh reality of a bleak new report on the nation’s unemployment outlook Friday. Republican rival Mitt Romney pounced on the disappointing jobs figures as fresh evidence that it’s time to put someone new in the Oval Office.

09/07/2012

President Barack Obama speaks on stage as he accepts the nomination for president during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Acknowledges ‘My Own Failings’ While Asking For Second Term

His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation’s stubborn economic woes but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, “Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met.”

09/07/2012

President Barack Obama pauses during his nomination acceptance speech at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sidesteps Cap-And-Trade, Bank Bailout During DNC Speech

They are the missing pages of a convention story line, ideas and initiatives once prominently featured in President Barack Obama’s agenda.

09/07/2012

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Schieffer: ‘It Just Didn’t Have That Little Spark That Clinton Had’

President Obama made his plea to voters at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night to keep him in the White House for another four years, but CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer said the speech lacked the pizzaz that former President Bill Clinton brought with him Wednesday night.

09/06/2012