Slaves Built the White House, Say Obama and Historians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama declared at the Democratic National Convention that the White House she and President Barack Obama have lived...

Thousands Hit Philadelphia’s Steamy Streets to Protest DNC

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of...

Rep. Elijah Cummings and Ben Jealous Take Opening Evening DNC Stage

(Updated 7/25/2016) PHILADELPHIA –Three prominent Marylanders -- former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous, Rep. Elijah Cummings, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer --...

Black Issues Addressed in Democratic Platform Document

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and other minorities were well represented on the committee that drafted the Democratic Party’s platform, a groundbreaking document...

Michelle Electrifies

Sets a New Standard for Troubled Dem Convention PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned...

Minority Dem Delegates Frustrated with ‘Bernie or Bust’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among...

Clinton Wins Historic Nomination–with a Boost from Sanders

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead...

Philadelphia Readies for DNC after Quiet Cleveland Protests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now...

Obama Boosts Clinton; Trump Talks Emails and Russia

Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities...

More Than 50 Pro-Sanders Demonstrators Cited by Police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday...
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