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Barack Obama's Convention Address

Posted: 08/28/2008 - Prepared remarks of Sen. Barack Obama for his address to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night in Denver, as released by the campaign.

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Brownback to Nominate Republican Veep Choice

Posted: 08/28/2008 - Kansas Senator Sam Brownback will formally nominate John McCain's choice for vice president at the GOP National Convention next week. It will happen on the convention's final night, when Brownback is also scheduled to speak.

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Obama to Use Acceptance Speech to Sketch Promise of America

Posted: 08/28/2008 - Barack Obama will accept the Democratic Presidential nomination before a crowd of 75,000 in a Denver stadium. Excerpts of his speech released by his campaign show he'll vow to end the war in Iraq and break American dependence on Mideast oil.

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Delegates Celebrate Obama Nomination

Posted: 08/28/2008 - It was a moment even some of Obama's supporters never thought would come -- an African American named Presidential candidate.

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McCain To Address Obama Directly In Ad

Posted: 08/28/2008 - Republican John McCain will try to steal some thunder from the Democratic National Convention by running an ad speaking directly to Barack Obama, as his democratic rival takes the stage.

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Waiting Game for McCain Veep

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Potential running mates for Republican Presidential candidate John McCain are keeping quiet. McCain is expected to name his VP choice later this week, ahead for Monday's start of the GOP National Convention.

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Biden Goes after GOP; Obama Takes the Stage

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden told the Democratic National Convention the nation needs a wise leader. Following his speech, presidential nominee joined him on-stage to a cheering crowd.

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An American Song from the Heartland

Updated: 04/28/2009 - The spotlight has been on the democratic convention for the past couple of days. The spotlight has now turned to a Topeka man who has written a song inspired by a political speech.

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Michelle Obama rallies Hispanic caucus

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Hispanics should not have to live in fear of raids by immigration agents, Michelle Obama told a Hispanic caucus to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

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Bill Clinton forcefully endorses Obama at DNC

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Former President Clinton forcefully endorsed Barack Obama's bid for the White House on Wednesday, telling delegates to the Democratic convention that Obama is "ready to lead America and restore American leadership in the world."

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Kansas Senator to Focus on "Whole Life" Message

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Senator Sam Brownback will be speaking at the GOP national convention next week. His speech will be focused on the message the the Republican party cherishes all life. Brownback is considered an important role in helping John McCain appeal to religious right.

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Potential Obama Veeps Get Turn On Stage

Posted: 08/27/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton isn't the only also-ran on the loose in Denver. Four officials who were mentioned as possible running mates for Barack Obama but didn't make it onto the ticket were getting a chance to address the Democratic convention Wednesday night.

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Obama to Tour Battleground States After Convention

Posted: 08/27/2008 - The Democratic nominee plans to head to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan with his wife, Michelle, and running mate, Sen. Joe Biden immediately after the Illinois Senator accepts his party's nomination.

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Slattery Apologizes to Roberts for E-mail Gaffe

Updated: 08/27/2008 - Democrat Jim Slattery's campaign is apologizing for an e-mail sent to thousands of people that contained a crude word to describe Republican Senator Pat Roberts.

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Former Governor Warner: Party must seize opportunity

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Former Virginia Governor Mark Warner, who's running for Senate, called the presidential election a "race for the future." Warner was Tuesday night's keynote speaker, taking the stage before Sen. Hillary Clinton addressed the crowd.

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Ron Paul's Wife to be Released from Texas Hospital

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Texas Congressman Ron Paul's wife, Carol, was to be released from the hospital Tuesday night. She's been hospitalized more than two weeks and underwent three surgeries. No details about what she was treated for are being released.

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Cindy McCain Visits Georgian Refugees

Posted: 08/26/2008 - Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's wife, Cindy, is in the former Soviet republic of Georiga. She says she made the trip so the international community doesn't forget what's happening in the wake of Russian military invasions.

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Clinton Takes Center Stage

Updated: 08/26/2008 - Former Democratic Candidate Says Obama "Is My Candidate And He Must Be Our President".

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Kansas Governor Touts Obama, Slams McCain at DNC

Updated: 08/26/2008 - Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius addressed the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, saying John McCain would bring more of the same while Barack Obama promised change.

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