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Democratic National Convention

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords - still recovering from the 2011 shooting in Tucson - is attending the DNC. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Rep. Giffords Attending DNC, Still Recovering From Shooting

A spokeswoman for former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she’s attending the Democratic National Convention.


The oldest and youngest delegates present at the Democratic National Convention were born 80 years apart. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Oldest And Youngest DNC Delegates Born 80 Years Apart

The oldest and youngest delegates to the Democratic National Convention were born 80 years apart, but they say the thrill of participating in the political process is timeless.

CBS Charlotte–09/05/2012

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With The DNC In Town, Panthers Prepare For Season Opener On The Road

Democratic National Convention takes over Charlotte and its football stadium. Meanwhile, the Panthers gear up to take on the Buccaneers in Tampa. But head coach Ron Rivera won’t take any excuses when it comes to practicing.


Then Sen. Barack Obama stands among confetti and well wishers at the conclusion of day four of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at Invesco Field at Mile High on Aug. 28, 2008 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dem Organizers Scrambling Since No Balloon Drop Following Obama Speech

With a threat of rain, there will be no downpour of balloons.


First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks

Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.

CBS Charlotte–09/05/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.


Delegate seats on the floor at the Warner Cable Arena are empty hours before the start of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), on Sept. 4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Meteorologist: ‘Severe Weather Threat Is Almost Zero’ For Obama’s DNC Speech

A top Charlotte meteorologist says there is virtually no threat of severe weather Thursday night as Democratic officials move President Barack Obama’s convention speech indoors.


A woman walks past Bank of America Stadium, home for the Carolina Panthers NFL team, on Aug. 21, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

65,000 People Who Signed Up For Credentials Won’t See Obama DNC Speech

Democratic officials are moving President Barack Obama’s convention speech Thursday indoors because of the possibility of severe weather.

CBS Charlotte–09/05/2012

Former President Bill Clinton delivers closing remarks at the International AIDS Conference at the Walter Washington Convention Center on July 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Emanuel: Clinton Will Offer Clear Vision Of Future At DNC

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says former President Bill Clinton will help Democrats offer a clear vision of the future when he takes the podium at the Democratic National Convention.


Speakers at the DNC are ridiculing Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as 'out of touch' Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

DNC On Abortion: ‘Mitt Romney Is Multiple Choice’ Flip-Flopper

Democrats ridiculed Republican Mitt Romney as a millionaire candidate for president who “quite simply doesn’t get it” and worse on Tuesday, opening night of a national convention aimed at propelling Barack Obama to re-election despite high unemployment and national economic distress.