The network — which usually jumps at the chance to extol the virtues of American patriotism and sacrifice —cut to commercials.
It’s being called the “most powerful speech”of the Democratic National Convention, something that is “going to be remembered for decades.” Even prominent Republicans were moved, with one calling it a “dignified, damning indictment” of the party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump.
But had you turned on Fox News at 9 p.m. on Thursday ― during primetime coverage of the final...Read more
U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Americans faced challenges at home and abroad that demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and attacked Republican Donald Trump for sowing fear and divisiveness. In the biggest speech of her more than 25-year-old career in the public eye, Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination for the Nov. 8 election with a promise to make the United States a country that worked for everyone.
"We are clear-eyed about what...Read more
President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future in a rousing speech on Wednesday that offered full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton in her campaign to defeat Republican Donald Trump and become the first woman elected U.S. president."There has never been a man or woman, not me, not Bill (Clinton) - nobody more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States," Obama said to cheers at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Marilyn Mosby, the Baltimore prosecutor who called for the indictment of six officers in Freddie Gray’s death, held a news conference on Wednesday morning to announce her decision to drop charges against the remaining three officers involved. The prosecutor’s office came to the conclusion before Wednesday’s scheduled pretrial motions for Officer Garrett Miller, the fourth officer to stand trial.
A previous gag order was lifted that initially barred Mosby and her office from commenting on the case.
Mosby faced tough...Read more
Sybrina Fulton, Geneva Reed-Veal, Lucy McBath, Gwen Carr, Cleopatra Pendleton, Maria Hamilton, Lezley McSpadden and Wanda Johnson from Mothers of the Movement speak during the second day of the convention.
As the mothers who have lost sons to police spoke on stage, big red flowers pinned to their chests, Evette Simmons, a delegate from Florida and a black woman, sat watching. “What she’s done by bringing these women together,” she trailed off into an emotional pause....Read more
First lady Michelle Obama on Monday asked Americans to decide who they want serving as a role model for their children ― Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. This election, Obama said during her speech at the Democratic National Convention, “is about who will have the power to shape our children for the next four or eight years of their lives.”
The crowd waved purple signs that simply read “Michelle.”
Obama made clear that this election will determine who will give...Read more
Comedian Sarah Silverman has a strong message for supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) who say they won’t vote for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “To the Bernie or bust voters: You’re being ridiculous,” Silverman said while speaking at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on Monday.
“They told us to stretch, so I figured I’d add that,” Silverman said to Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who stood next to her on stage at the event.
Silverman made the comment after calling for unity in her...Read more