Joe Biden drew a 17.5 overnight rating for his acceptance speech at last week’s Democratic National Convention, per Nielsen, while President Trump’s primetime speech at the RNC on Thursday night drew a 14.1.
Historian and author Jon Meacham discusses why Trump is unfit for office and how he came to speak at the Democratic National Convention. He also shares his thinking on the Kenosha shootings and statue removals.
Strikes and boycotts are not the same thing, as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., pointed out Thursday.
Sen. Kamala Harris is the first alumna of a historically Black college or university on a major party presidential ticket. And while she understands the impact of her VP nomination, it's not the first time Harris has broken barriers. Her confidence and ambition was fostered at Howard University, sometimes described as the "Harvard of the HBCUs," and she's poised to show the world exactly what those institutions are all about.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden used his acceptance speech to make the case that he would govern with a steady hand and would not follow President Trump’s lead in inciting partisan division.
“While I'll be a Democratic candidate, I will be an American president. I'll work hard for those who didn't support me, as hard for them as I did for those who did vote for me,” Biden said as he formally accepted the nomination.
Brayden Harrington, a 13-year-old from New Hampshire, spoke at the final night of the Democratic National Convention about how former Vice President Joe Biden helped him with his stutter.
The content, scrubbed and sanitized for primetime politics, was slightly less colorful than your usual reunion-show fare. No clawing, no cursing, no crying. But there were moments of drama.
The former New York City mayor, who spent more than a billion dollars on his short-lived bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, made his case for Joe Biden at the party’s virtual convention by blasting the alternative’s handling of the economy.
The Illinois senator and Army veteran cited the service of Biden's son and Trump's relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin during her convention speech.
As wildfires raged across much of his state, California Gov. Gavin Newsom used his slot at the Democratic National Convention Thursday to call attention to climate change, and President Trump’s denial of what he has derided as a “hoax.”
New York businessman Andrew Yang kicked off the final night of the Democratic National Convention with a speech that, if nothing else, kept his name alive as part of the future of the Democratic party.
The 2020 Democratic National Convention drew to a close on Thursday, with Joe Biden delivering a passionate acceptance speech in prime time.
The theme of the night, “A More Perfect Union,” focused on the ambitious plans the party has for fighting climate change, curbing gun violence, expanding immigration and addressing systemic racial inequality.
California Sen. Kamala Harris reintroduced herself to America at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, taking aim at President Trump as she celebrated her running mate, Joe Biden.
The former president used his primetime speaking slot at the 2020 Democratic National Convention to deliver a stinging rebuke of the sitting president.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her case for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris during her Wednesday night Democratic National Convention speech.
At the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton said that she hoped the man who defeated her in the 2016 election would have done a better job as commander in chief.
The former Democratic congresswoman from Arizona, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, delivered an emotional appeal in support of both new gun legislation and Joe Biden.
Wednesday night's lineup featured live speeches from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, and Joe Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris.
As leaders on both sides of the political aisle criticized Donald Trump while praising Joe Biden at this week’s virtual Democratic National Convention, the president did his best to steal the spotlight with a range of calculated counter-programming events and statements.
The theme of the second night of the Democratic National Convention was “Leadership matters.” The party leaned heavily on those with prior government experience to make the case that Joe Biden is better equipped than Donald Trump to handle the responsibility of the presidency.
Jill Biden made an emotional case for her husband, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, as the ideal candidate to unite the country.
The health care activist made the progressive case for former Vice President Joe Biden during the second night of the Democratic National Convention.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who served prominently in Republican George W. Bush's administration, added his voice to the Democratic convention Tuesday night.
“If you’re looking to win elections, it is probably best not to urge your supporters not to vote.”
“Warnock’s portrayal of himself as a dog lover, a means of overcoming white suspicions of Black men, smacked of pure genius.”
“Trump has done damage to the Republican brand among suburban voters that goes well beyond just races where he is on the ballot.”
“Once more, Democrats must profusely thank activist Stacey Abrams.”
“Overall, demographic trends show that the state’s electorate is becoming younger and more diverse each year.”