Democratic National Convention http://kalw.org en Youth on the ground at the DNC http://kalw.org/post/youth-ground-dnc <p>The Democratic National Convention kicked off in North Carolina Tuesday with an aggressive response to the criticism doled out last week at the Republican National Convention in Florida. Here's a few of the remarks that stood out:</p><blockquote><p>TED STRICKLAND: If Mitt was Santa Claus, he would fire the reindeer and outsource the elves.</p><p>JULIAN CASTRO: Governor Romney has undergone an 'extreme makeover’, and it ain't pretty.</p><p>MICHELLE OBAMA: Barack knows the American dream because he's lived it.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 00:13:57 +0000 Ben Trefny 16242 at http://kalw.org Youth on the ground at the DNC Kick off the DNC with Melissa Griffin http://kalw.org/post/kick-dnc-melissa-griffin <p>The Democratic National Convention is underway in Charlotte, North Carolina, and current and former Bay Area political stars are taking the stage. Speaking at the convention are House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, Congresswomen Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, and California Attorney General- Kamala Harris.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 01:27:18 +0000 Hana Baba 16170 at http://kalw.org Kick off the DNC with Melissa Griffin