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DNC Dispatch: Convention Wrap-Up

Friday, September 07, 2012

The current crop of Democrats give good speeches. That's one of the take-away lessons from this week's Democratic National Convention.

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Asking for 2nd Term, Obama Says Nation Will Recover

Thursday, September 06, 2012

His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation's stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, "Our problems can be solved, our challenges can be met."

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DNC Dispatch: The NY Experience

Thursday, September 06, 2012

A lot was packed into three day for New York’s Democratic delegation — some good and some bad.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Convention Coverage Part 2

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Coverage of Day 3 continues at Charlotte with guests from Radio Row at the convention center. Featuring:

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During Charlotte Fly By, Cuomo Offers Blunt Criticism of GOP

Thursday, September 06, 2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his most blunt criticism of President Barack Obama’s Republican opponents yet — calling this a “gut-check election” with “stark choices.”  

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Convention Coverage Part 1

Thursday, September 06, 2012

On Day 3 of the DNC we get analysis on some of last night's speeches. Featuring:

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Clinton Boosts Obama in Rousing Convention Speech

Thursday, September 06, 2012

In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, "I know we're coming back" from the worst economic mess in generations and appealed to hard-pressed Americans to stick with Barack Obama for a second term in the White House.

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Transcript: Bill Clinton's Convention Speech

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Transcript of former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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DNC Dispatch: Fire Drill Over Jerusalem Leaves Delegates Scrambling

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

After adopting a convention platform Tuesday night with not one objection, the Democrats started Day 2 with two modifications to the platform: adding a mention of God and declaring that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Convention Coverage Part 2

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

We continue our coverage of Day 2 of the DNC with a democratic round robin of the tri-state area. Also, That's My Issue stories from Democrats.  Featuring:

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Democratic Convention Coverage Part 1

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

It's Day 2 of the DNC in Charlotte. The show covers the first night, and reactions to the Democrats' message. Featuring:

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This Week in Politics: Christie, Cuomo Bring Differing Approaches to Conventions

Saturday, August 25, 2012

WNYC

You could call it two conventions, two governors. Both Republican Chris Christie and Democrat Andrew Cuomo are fiscally conservative governors of populous northeaster states. But the two men, both seen to have presidential ambitions in 2016, have wildly different approaches to their party's national conventions.

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