Democratic National Convention

The first official day of the Democratic National Convention was a stark contrast to the rainy weather outside. Storm clouds did not stop thousands from converging on Charlotte, North Carolina. There were other factors trying to put a damper on the Democratic Coronation of Barack Obama and Joe Biden as well. Mitt Romney supporters worked […]

As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night, a rainbow of constituents from across the country are gathering in Charlotte – a stark contrast from the overwhelmingly white Republican convention in Tampa. When the network television cameras pan the packed convention hall in Charlotte, […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The current governor of Massachusetts has little good to say about his predecessor in that office, Mitt Romney. Deval Patrick, the Democrat who took over from Romney in 2007, tells the Democratic National Convention that while Romney is a fine fellow and a great salesman, as governor he was more interested […]

Huggy Lowdown jokes with the crew about the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention, plus more on TJMS.

Roland Martin talks with "How to Be Black" author Baratunde Thurston about the differences between the RNC and DNC; plus, his "negro-spotting" he did at the RNC which he counted a little over 240 blacks in attendance for the whole event.

On the heels of the DNC convention, Jeff Johnson talks with the crew about his feelings on the party.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Protesters blocked an intersection near the Democratic National Convention for about two hours on Tuesday, attracting hundreds of police officers, before they were allowed to keep walking toward the heart of Charlotte's central business district. Two protesters were taken away in handcuffs. While the afternoon demonstrations were tense, they were free […]

April Ryan talks with journalist Gwen Ifill, author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama" about the lack of black journalists at the national conventions this year and in the field of journalism in general.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marking a first for Hispanics, the Democratic party has chosen the mayor of San Antonio to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. The party announced Tuesday that Mayor Julian Castro would deliver the high-profile, prime-time address on the convention's opening night. First lady Michelle Obama will also address the […]