Democratic National Convention

Day Four at the Democratic Convention

Diane Abbott | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Politics
Diane Abbott

This National Convention is all about Hilary. But last night Barack Obama gave his last speech as President of the United States of America to a Democratic National Convention and, as he put it, "passed the baton on" to Hilary Clinton. It was a great speech.

Day Two of the Democratic Convention

Diane Abbott | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Politics
Diane Abbott

It took a black woman, in the shape of Michelle Obama, to bring some semblance of unity to the Democratic National Convention on its opening day on Monday. Boisterous Bernie Sanders supporters had booed loudly every time Hilary Clinton's name was mentioned from the platform. They even booed when their hero, Bernie Sanders himself, tried to entreat them to support both Hilary and her centrist Vice-Presidential pick Tim Kaine.

Barack Obama Invokes 'Romneyshambles' In Democratic National Convention Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Politics

Barack Obama invoked his Republican challenger's 'Romneyshambles' visit to the United Kingdom on Thursday night, as he accepted his party's nomination...