Tag Archive for Democratic National Convention

Obama Acceptance Speech Moved Indoors

Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC

DNC2012 organizers have decided to implement their weather contingency plan, moving the Thursday night ceremonies from the Bank of America Stadium to the Time Warner Arena. Severe thunderstorms are predicted for the rest of the week and the decision hinged on safety concerns.

Livestream Coverage of the DNC

Time Warner Center for DNC2012 (Photo: John Christian Hansen)

To help get the word out about the unprecedented livestream coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, today Obama for America released a new promotional video featuring President Obama and actors Kal Penn and John Cho for “Live From Charlotte,” a web-only convention special that will be hosted by Penn on Thursday, September 6th at 8:00 pm EDT.

The Road To Charlotte

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I’ll be travelling to Charlotte, NC to cover the Democratic National Convention as credentialed press. While there I’ll be following a few delegates from Orange County’s delegation. One of those delegates, Dot De Leon, is a proud, Latina, take names and kick butts democrat, from the 39th Congressional District.

Dot De Leon Running for DNC

Dot De Leon

On Saturday July 28th, the California Democratic Party Executive Board will meet in Anaheim. One of their tasks will be to select 19 members to the Democratic National Committee for the 2012-2016 term. My friend Dot Deleon is campaigning for one of those seats.

Day 4, Change We Can Believe In: The Grand Finale

Are you as thrilled as I am to see our next President make history? I’m currently at a Democratic house party in Fountain Valley, where we’re all watching the Democratic Convention together. We’re all cheering on the real Americans speaking up for change now. So many people have suffered under Bush & Cheney, and we’re…