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Democratic National Convention 2012

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Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state and current chairman of the National Democratic Institute, speaks during a memorial tribute for Vaclav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic, at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Albright: I ‘Don’t Understand’ Why Women Would Vote For Romney

The former secretary of state under President Bill Clinton “doesn’t understand” why women would vote for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

09/04/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a Labor Day campaign event on Sept. 3, 2012 at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats: ‘Better Off Now’ Question Requires Context

Democrats say answering the question of whether Americans are better off now than they were four years ago requires some context.

09/04/2012

President Barack Obama shakes hands during a campaign event at Scott High School on Sept. 3, 2012 in Toledo, Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

President: Republicans Building Campaign Around ‘Fictional Barack Obama’

Four years later Democrats have gathered again, this time in support of a president who carries the power and the burden of incumbency, both in evidence as the opening gavel is struck at the Democratic National Convention.

09/04/2012

File photo of the preparations being made for this week's Democratic National Convention. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Source: Bain-Related Workers To Speak

An Obama campaign official says workers from Bain Capital-controlled companies will speak at the Democratic Party’s national convention.

09/04/2012

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On Labor Day, Jobs Debate A Convention Warm-Up

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Republicans and Democrats jockeyed for economic high ground in a Labor Day warm-up to the Democratic National Convention, with Republican Mitt Romney labeling the holiday “another day of worrying” for too many Americans anxious about finding a job. Supporters of President Barack Obama worked to put a glossy sheen on economic progress after offering a more muddled message over the weekend.

CBS Charlotte–09/03/2012

File photo showing the inside of the Time Warner Cable Arena, where the Democratic National Convention will be held. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dems Cobble Convention Crowd Together Bit By Bit

College students from across North Carolina will arrive in Charlotte by the busload. Same with members of predominantly black churches in neighboring South Carolina. Their goal: help fill a 74,000-seat outdoor stadium to capacity when President Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination Thursday night.

CBS Charlotte–09/03/2012

Protestors Hold Major March Ahead Of Democratic National Convention

DNC Kickoff Protest Lively But Largely Uneventful

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The kickoff protest ahead of the Democratic National Convention had the benefit of sunny skies, pent-up demand from demonstrators who were rained out in Florida and the perfect setting to decry the practices of big business.

CBS Charlotte–09/02/2012

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Democrats Encounter Bumps On The Road To Charlotte

When Democrats from around the country gather next week in Charlotte to nominate President Barack Obama for a second term, some may not feel completely at home despite the Southern hospitality.

08/31/2012

Protesters demonstrate downtown as the Republican National Convention wraps up at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 30, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dem Protesters Ready To Greet Obama, DNC In Charlotte

When Democrats from around the country gather next week in Charlotte to nominate President Barack Obama for a second term, some may not feel completely at home despite the Southern hospitality.

08/31/2012