US President Barack Obama received a significant popularity bounce from his party convention last week and now leads the White House race by a small but clear margin, polls indicated.Wednesday, 12 September, 2012, 3:54am
When a little-known state senator in Illinois went to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston in July 2004 proclaiming "the audacity of hope", it propelled one Barack Obama into the national consciousness and, four short years later, into the White House.9 Sep 2012 - 3:57am
Thousands of chanting Democrats went wild with delight as beleaguered President Barack Obama asked a struggling nation for four more years.
After hours of warm-up acts and political speeches, the 15,000 delegates and guests at the Democratic National Convention were more than ready to cheer their hero as red, white and blue confetti flew.8 Sep 2012 - 4:00am
As Bill Clinton strode onstage at the Democratic National Convention, his campaign theme song, Don't Stop, blasted through the packed arena.
A more appropriate anthem might have been the oldie, Happy Days Are Here Again as shouts of "We Love You Bill Clinton" echoed in the hall.7 Sep 2012 - 3:11am
Democrats turned on Wednesday to a hero of the past, Bill Clinton, to boost the shaky re-election prospects of Barack Obama, with the popular former president from the prosperous 1990s assuring worried Americans that he feels “with all my heart” that Obama is steering the country to an economic recovery.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan will deliver the closing prayer at the Democratic National Convention as well as this week's Republican meeting, in a sign of bipartisanship after Dolan had taken a role opposing the White House on policy matters.29 Aug 2012 - 3:42am